Browsing All posts tagged under »Coca-Cola«

Coke Tries to Sugarcoat the Truth on Calories

August 14, 2015 by


The Coca-Cola Company, which has suffered a large decline in consumption of sugary sodas as consumers worry about obesity, has formed a new organization to emphasize exercise as the best way to control obesity and to play down the importance of cutting calories. Coke and other beverage makers have long funneled money to industry-leaning scientists […]

Is The New Coca-Cola ‘Life’ Healthier Than Regular Coke?

June 19, 2014 by


By Justine Hofherr, Americans love Coca-Cola. A lot. Business Insider reports that Americans consume 1.7 million tons, roughly 10.8 pounds per person, of sugar per year from Coke. This statistic might be startling to some, especially in light of a recent trend toward Americans drinking less soda (and being concerned with consuming less sugar […]

New Hampshire Jury Rejects Rat Claim in Frozen Lemonade

September 25, 2013 by


I was traveling today and heard this story on the news. Until I saw it in print, I just didn’t believe it.  A New Hampshire jury today rejected a claim that a woman developed post-traumatic stress disorder that made her fear the frozen food aisle in stores because she allegedly found a rat in her […]

Arab-American groups call Coke Super Bowl ad ”racist”

January 31, 2013 by


Arab-American groups have sharply criticized a Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad depicting an Arab walking through the desert with a camel, and one group said it would ask the beverage giant to change it before CBS airs the game on Sunday before an expected audience of more than 100 million U.S. viewers. “Why is it that […]

Alcohol In Soda: Trace Amounts Found In Coca-Cola, Pepsi And Other Top Brands

July 2, 2012 by


Trace amounts of alcohol can be found in popular soft drinks including Coca-Cola and Pepsi, according to new findings by the National Institute of Consumption in Paris. The research, published in the French magazine 60 Million Consumers, found small amounts of alcohol measuring around 0.001 percent per liter in 19 popular sodas around the world. […]