News tagged with beverage industry
(HealthDay)—Reviews that are funded by industry tend to find the evidence weak for a causal link between sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) and the increasing prevalence of obesity, while other reviews consider ...
Overweight and Obesity May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The US food and drug regulator on Friday called the addition of caffeine to children's foods like chewing gum and jelly beans "dangerous" and warned of a possible crackdown.
Health May 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—New York City defended its groundbreaking size limit on sugary drinks as a meaningful attempt to rein in obesity, but critics said it would hurt small and minority-owned businesses while doing little to help health.
Health Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—One of New York City's most ambitious efforts to prod residents to live healthier appears poised to pass as a health panel takes up a plan to cut down sales of big-sized sodas and other sugary drinks.
Health Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Obesity rates in North America are a growing concern for legislators. Expanded waistlines mean rising health-care costs for maladies such as diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. One University of Alberta researcher says ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In an editorial to launch a major new series on "Big Food," the PLoS Medicine editors and guest editors argue that the multinational food and beverage industry has a growing influence on the global health agenda and a majo ...
Health Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Coca-Cola and Pepsi said Friday they have lowered levels of a chemical in caramel coloring to comply with a California law, but insisted the drinks pose no health risks and recipes will not change.
Health Mar 09, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
(AP) -- British health officials say the country needs to slash 5 billion calories from its collective daily diet to slow the obesity epidemic.
Health Oct 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Almost 1 out of 11 radio ads for alcoholic beverages in 75 markets across the nation in 2009 failed to comply with the alcohol industrys voluntary standard for the placement of advertising, according to an analysis ...
Health Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Where you get your news could play a significant role in determining what you perceive as the best strategy for addressing childhood obesity. According to a study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School ...
Health Jun 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0