coca-cola co.

May 30, 2013

McDonald’s CEO: I lost weight by being more active

NEW YORK — They might start calling it the McDiet. McDonald Corp.’s CEO Don Thompson revealed at an analyst conference this week that he shed about 20 pounds in the past year by getting his “butt up” and “working out again.” But he said he hasn’t changed his habit of eating at McDonald’s “every, single […]

Oct 8, 2012

Soda industry: Vending machines will show calories

NEW YORK — As criticism over sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips. The move comes ahead of a new regulation that would require restaurant chains and vending machines to post calorie information as early as next year, although […]

Apr 5, 2012

Coca-Cola ends ALEC membership

WASHINGTON — Coca-Cola Co. has terminated its relationship with a conservative group seen by some as an incubator for a string of new state voter ID laws and a marketer of laws like Florida’s “Stand Your Ground” self-defense statute. The Atlanta-based soft drink maker said its focus with the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, […]

Mar 8, 2012

Coke, Pepsi make changes to avoid cancer warning

NEW YORK — Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc. are changing the way they make the caramel coloring used in their sodas as a result of a California law that mandates drinks containing a certain level of carcinogens bear a cancer warning label. The companies said the changes will be expanded nationally to streamline their manufacturing […]

Jan 12, 2012

Coca-Cola says it told government about fungicide in orange juice

WASHINGTON — Coca-Cola Co. acknowledged Thursday it was the company that alerted federal regulators about low levels of fungicide in its own orange juice and in competitors’ juice, prompting juice prices to rise and increased government testing for the residue. The Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency have said orange juice is […]

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