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  • Mexico Restricts Soft Drink Ads to Fight Obesity

    Mexico Restricts Soft Drink Ads to Fight Obesity

    Mexico said on Tuesday it will restrict TV ads for soft drinks, snacks and other high-calorie foods in a bid to tackle rampant obesity.

  • Can Putting a Tax on Soft Drinks Curb Obesity?

    Can Putting a Tax on Soft Drinks Curb Obesity?

    A 'soda tax' is a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages like soda and energy drinks. Sugary fizzy drinks have come up as of one of the major perpetrators of childhood obesity. A new study suggests that the most effective way to curb the consumption of these drinks is to levy a tax on them. This may disco...

  • Burn 140 Calories, Earn a Can of Coca-Cola

    Burn 140 Calories, Earn a Can of Coca-Cola

    What if you had to pay for a can of Coca-Cola, not monetarily, but by burning off the calories that are present in it?Coca-Cola is taking on obesity, this time with an online video showing how fun it could be to burn off the 140 calories in a can of its soda. In the ad, the world's biggest beverage ...

  • High Fructose Levels in Beverages Harmful

    High Fructose Levels in Beverages Harmful

    Just when you are about to reach out for that chilled fizzy beverage to cool you down, here's what you should know.This latest study will compel you to think twice before gulping down those fizzy drinks. According to the research conducted at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern Cal...

  • Coke & Pepsi removing controversial ingredient from all drinks

    Coke & Pepsi removing controversial ingredient from all drinks

    On Monday, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo said they're working to remove a controversial ingredient from all their drinks, including Mountain Dew, Fanta and Powerade.The ingredient called brominated vegetable oil, had been the target of petitions on Change.org by a Mississippi teenager who wanted it out of P...

  • Soda sales in US decline at faster pace

    Soda sales in US decline at faster pace

    Carbonated soft drinks still represent the biggest category in the beverage industry. But the popularity of longtime favorites like Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper is waning as a growing number of alternatives like flavored waters and energy drinks pop up ...

  • Eight Indian fishermen injured in attack by Sri Lankan navy personnel

    Eight Indian fishermen injured in attack by Sri Lankan navy personnel

    Sri Lankan Navy, who on Saturday surprised Indian fishermen trawling near Katchatheevu by offering them soft drinks and sweets, attacked eight fishermen in the Indian territory off Dhamushkodi coast early today, Fiseries Department sources said.

  • Sri Lankan Navy offers soft drinks, sweets to Indian fishermen

    Sri Lankan Navy offers soft drinks, sweets to Indian fishermen

    Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu trawling near Katchatheevu were in for a big surprise today when Sri Lankan navalmen not only allowed them to fish but also offered them soft drinks and sweets.

  • Challenges for Coke to stay on top

    Challenges for Coke to stay on top

    Coca-Cola has reigned for years as the world's No. 1 brand, but last year both Apple and Google overtook it in Interbrand's annual ranking. The first lady, Michelle Obama, is on a campaign against obesity, urging Americans to drink more water.

  • Is the coloring that's added to soft drinks safe?

    Is the coloring that's added to soft drinks safe?

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says there's no reason to believe that the coloring added to sodas is unsafe. But the agency is taking another look just to make sure. The agency's announcement comes in response to a study by Consumer Reports that shows 12 brands of soda have varying levels of ...

  • Soft drinks targeted by new government health campaign

    Soft drinks targeted by new government health campaign

    Smart Swaps programme aims to get families switching to healthier and lower calorie alternatives to sugary popFamilies are being urged to ditch sugary drinks and cut down on saturated fat in the latest advertising blitz by England's public health watchdog.Public Health England said a family of four...

  • Cola makers need not reveal ingredients, Supreme Court says, but orders regular checks

    Cola makers need not reveal ingredients, Supreme Court says, but orders regular checks

    The Supreme Court today ordered periodic checks of aerated soft drinks for food safety but refused to force cola makers to list their ingredients on labels.

  • Starbucks tests carbonated drinks, files trademark application

    Starbucks tests carbonated drinks, files trademark application

    Starbucks has filed a trademark application for the term "Fizzio" as it continues to test carbonated drinks.The Seattle-based coffee company says in the filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that the trademark would be for machines that make beverages, as well as a variety of drinks, incl...

  • Soft drinks hinder weight loss: Study

    Soft drinks hinder weight loss: Study

    Avoid soft drinks, as they could alter the way your body burns fuel and make it harder still to lose weight, says a study."This study proves our concerns over sugary drinks have been correct. Not only can regular sugar intake acutely change our body metabolism," said Hans-Peter Kubis of Britain's Ba...

  • Fizzy drinks as harmful as drugs for teeth

    Fizzy drinks as harmful as drugs for teeth

    It's time to cut down on fizzy drinks. New research indicates that they are as bad for your teeth as drugs.The study is based on the experience of woman in her 30s. She drank two litres ofdiet fizzy drinks daily for three to five years and experienced tooth decay similar to that suffered by a 29-yea...

  • Coca-Cola accused of illegal mapping in China

    Coca-Cola accused of illegal mapping in China

    US soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is "cooperating fully" with Chinese authorities on allegations that it illegally mapped part of a southwestern province as part of its distribution operations, it said on Wednesday.

  • IRCTC fined Rs 10 lakh for selling soft drinks above retail price

    IRCTC fined Rs 10 lakh for selling soft drinks above retail price

    Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has been slapped with a fine of Rs 10 lakh by a consumer forum in New Delhi for selling soft drinks above the maximum retail price (MRP) to two customers.

  • Beyonce paid $50 million to be new face of Pepsi

    Beyonce paid $50 million to be new face of Pepsi

    Beyonce has reportedly signed a $50 million deal with the soft drinks giant for their 'Live for Now' campaign and part of the contract will see her grace a series of limited edition cans in March next year.

  • Two die after drinking liquor mixed with expired soft drinks

    Two people died after drinking liquor mixed with expired soft drinks at Dalavaipuram, near Panakudi, police said.

  • Pakistani daily criticises outdated law

    Two men being hauled up for having soft drinks by the police under a Ramzan law has been criticised by a leading Pakistani daily that rued "how injudicious legislation emboldens those inclined towards intolerance and hardens their attitudes".

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