American Beverage Association

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Name: American Beverage Association
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Michael Bloomberg buys an ad for Berkeley soda tax

Michael Bloomberg is jumping into Berkeley’s battle over a proposed soda tax by funding a baseball-themed TV ad that will run throughout the Bay Area during this weekend’s World Series games.Bloomberg, who failed to ban big sodas while mayor of New York ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Letter: 'Yes' vote on Q2 is right for state

Deposits on bottles works in Massachusetts by getting 80 percent of those bottles recycled whereas only 23 percent get recycled in Massachusetts if they do not have a deposit attached (such as water, energy drink and iced tea bottles). Even with just ... [Published Berkshire Eagle - 19 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Big-Soda Prohibition Back on N.Y.C.'s Agenda

NEW YORK -- Most beverage-industry watchers assumed the heated debate that ensued when former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggested regulating the size of sugary drinks sold in the city would die a quiet death after he left office. But almost a year ... [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Recent study links soda to faster aging

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]SAN FRANCISCO, California – A recent study published in “American Journal of Public Health,” links drinking soda to faster body cell aging.Dr. Elissa Epel headed the researchers at the University of ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mayor Lee ends his silence, comes out for Chiu in Assemnly race

Election day must be near — the endorsements are rolling in.Mayor Ed Lee on Wednesday threw his weight behind Supervisor David Chiu in the race to represent San Francisco in the state Assembly , one day after his opponent, Supervisor David Campos , was ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Vote “yes’ on Question 2 –It’s the right thing to do

Oct. 22, 2014By Over three decades ago, Massachusetts put a five-cent refundable deposit on soda and beer bottles to reduce litter in our state’s parks, waterways, and streets. The existing Bottle Bill — while proven to be a success with 80 percent of ... [Published Dorchester Reporter - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Soda industry spends $1.7 million to fight $0.01 per ounce tax in Berkeley

The City of Berkeley has about 80,000 registered voters , who will be asked to decide if the city should implement a $0.01 cent per ounce tax on sugary beverages on their November ballots.The proposal would tax sugary soda (but not calorie-free sodas ... [Published Treehugger - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Can drinking soda make you age faster?

Soft drinks are a $61 billion a year business in the U.S. But could drinking soda shorten your life?A new study in the American Journal of Public Health this week says the answer might just be yes.The first-of-its-kind study looked at whether America's ... [Published CBS News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 2 reports

20 per cent calorie cut by 2025, pledge soft drink makers

THE largest US soft drink makers pledge to cut sugary drink calories by 20 per cent in 10 years through education, marketing and packaging.To prevent a host of diseases linked to over-consumption of sugar, the American Beverage Association, whose members ... [Published Brunei Times - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 3 reports

The Soda Industry’s Promises Mean Nothing

Empty Coca-Cola Classic cans move along a conveyor to be filled and sealed at a Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd. production facility in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Bloomberg—Marion Nestle is professor of nutrition, food studies, and public ... [Published Time - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

20% calorie cut by 2025, pledge soft drink makers

The largest US soft drink makers pledge to cut sugary drink calories by 20% in 10 years through education, marketing and packaging.To prevent a host of diseases linked to over-consumption of sugar, the American Beverage Association, whose members include ... [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 3 reports

Clinton promises soda in America will have less calories by 2025

In New York yesterday 9/23/14 at the 10th Annual Clinton Global Initiative, a deal was made with the FDA through a partnership between the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and the American Beverage Association pledging to decrease the calories ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 25 2014]

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"From the outset, these attempts to punish people by taxing their food and beverage choices have come from a well-orchestrated campaign by a national activist lobby" Salazar said. "It's the 1 percent pushing the tax on the 99 percent."
Asked what prompted the contribution of the NAR's hefty sum, spokeswoman Jenny Werwa said, "We support No on R because we believe that (the measure) will create more barriers to development." Asked to elaborate, she said she didn't have additional information
...The bottle bears a a quote from the French poet Guillaume Apollinaire that reads, "Now and then, it's good to pause in our pursuit of hapiness and just be happy." ; the label is done up in a Summer of Love font...
...colleagues from the world's leading beverage companies," said Jill Wyant, Ecolab executive vice president and president, Global Food & Beverage. "Through BIER, the global beverage industry shares best practices that advance sustainability initiatives and further improve the environmental footprints of all its members."

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Wacky S.F. election mailers entertain, even if ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 3 hours ago]
Michael Bloomberg buys an ad for Berkeley soda tax [Published San Francisco Chronicle - 4 hours ago]
Bottle bill opponents overplayed their hand [Published Boston Globe - 5 hours ago]
Bloomberg goes to bat in Berkeley soda tax effort [Published Inside Bay Area - 9 hours ago]
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Hefty outside contributions pour in to defeat B... [Published Inside Bay Area - 14 hours ago]
Big-Soda Prohibition Back on N.Y.C.'s Agenda [Published Convenience Store/Petroleum - 18 hours ago]
Letter: 'Yes' vote on Q2 is right for state [Published Berkshire Eagle - 19 hours ago]
FROM THE LEFT: Ballot Question Endorsements [Published Barnstable Patriot - Oct 24 2014]
Dr Pepper Snapple Group's (DPS) CEO Larry Young... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 23 2014]
Corporations, Advocacy Groups Spend Big on Ball... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 23 2014]
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Casino backers spending heavily on TV ads [Published Boston Globe - Oct 23 2014]
Mayor Lee ends his silence, comes out for Chiu ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 23 2014]
Election 2014: Tax on sodas eyed in San Francis... [Published Daily Breeze - Oct 22 2014]
Vote “yes’ on Question 2 –It’s the right thing ... [Published Dorchester Reporter - Oct 22 2014]
Recent study links soda to faster aging [Published Kicker Daily News - Oct 22 2014]
Soda Makes You Fat & I'm Okay With That [Published Modern Luxury Jezebel - Oct 22 2014]
Ecolab Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Ro... [Published Individual.com - Oct 21 2014]
Ecolab Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Ro... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 21 2014]
The Fight Over Food Label Changes [Published Food Quality - Oct 21 2014]
Soda industry spends $1.7 million to fight $0.0... [Published Treehugger - Oct 21 2014]
Soda tax war returns to Bay Area [Published Oakland Tribune - Oct 20 2014]
Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Thei... [Published Philly.com - Oct 20 2014]
Can drinking soda make you age faster? [Published CBS News - Oct 19 2014]
Regulatory Focus on Added Sugars Presents Road ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - Oct 17 2014]
Americans love craft beer. Will they love craft... [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 17 2014]
Bloomberg Funds Berkeley Soda Tax Measure After... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 17 2014]
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Corporations, Advocacy Groups Spend Big on Ball... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 23 2014]
Bonnie Marsh is worried that many of her neighbors’ health problems stem from big companies farming genetically modified crops around her in Maui County, Hawaii. So she helped collect enough signatures to put an initiative on the November ballot that ...
Corporations, Advocacy Groups Spend Big on Ball... [Published Swampland - Oct 23 2014]
Bonnie Marsh is worried that many of her neighbors’ health problems stem from big companies farming genetically modified crops around her in Maui County, Hawaii. So she helped collect enough signatures to put an initiative on the November ballot that ...
Corporations, Advocacy Groups Spend Big on Ball... [Published TIME.com - Oct 23 2014]
Bonnie Marsh is worried that many of her neighbors’ health problems stem from big companies farming genetically modified crops around her in Maui County, Hawaii. So she helped collect enough signatures to put an initiative on the November ballot that ...
Ecolab Hosts Beverage Industry Environmental Ro... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 21 2014]
Industry Leaders Unite to Share Best Practices, Advance Environmental Sustainability of Sector SOURCE: Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable DESCRIPTION: St. Paul, Minn., October 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Beverage industry leaders from across the ...
Americans love craft beer. Will they love craft... [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 17 2014]
Brought to you by Pepsi, but shh. (Source: Caleb's Cola) The success of craft beer hasn't been lost onto the soda industry. Earlier this month, PepsiCo began experimenting with a new offering called Caleb's Kola, which comes in glass bottles, carries the ...
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