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Coca-Cola Accused Of Illegally Misleading Consumers About Sugary Drinks

In a new federal lawsuit, public health advocates accuse Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association of engaging in a “pattern of deception to mislead and confuse the public” and waging an “aggressive campaign of disinformation about the health consequences of consuming sugar-sweetened beverages.” 1,228 more words

Food & Personal Care

Food Marketing to Children: Highlighting Industry Tactics to Safeguard Kids' Health

Growing up, Saturday morning meant two things: Cartoon time, and that we were allowed to eat the sweeter cereals if available from the kitchen cabinet. The multicolored ones that changed the milk in my cereal bowl from white to pink were my favorite. 1,576 more words


Lawsuit: PepsiCo's Naked Juice Drinks Mislead Shoppers About Ingredients, Sugar Content

Should a drink called “Kale Blazer” have kale as its primary ingredient? When something says “no sugar added” on the label, do you think that means the beverage is low in sugar? 773 more words

CSPI’s Nutrition Action Healthletter Grades the Changing American Diet

Cheese Consumption hits All-Time High; Americans Still Consuming Too Much Beef & Soda Despite Declines, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) 311 more words

Healthy Eating

A Big Fat Critique

Author/journalist Nina Teicholz’s critique of Retraction Watch’s reporting re: failed attempt by DC special interest group to retract her BMJ article

Via BMJ won’t retract controversial dietary guidelines article, says author… 2,496 more words

Peter M. Heimlich

Critics: Putting Fitness Trackers In McDonald's Happy Meals Doesn't Make Them Healthy Meals

Putting on a fitness tracker doesn’t magically change your body; it’s just another accessory if it goes unused. That’s why critics of McDonald’s latest Happy Meal shake-up don’t seem terribly impressed. 462 more words

Dave & Buster’s, Uno Among 2016 Xtreme Eating Award Recipients - CSPI

We really do have to use our heads when we decide to eat out. Some chains’ offerings make a joke out of our attempts at portion control. 698 more words