Coca Cola, McDonald's, Nestlé, and PepsiCo may have influenced China's health policies through the nonprofit group International Life Sciences Institute. An anthropologist from Harvard said ILSI-China enjoyed close ties with Chinese health officials.
Public Health January 10, 2019
Coca-Cola is releasing the company’s newest diet soda in Australia on June 16, but is it really any different? Find out more about the new sugarless coke option.
Public Health June 9, 2017
A judge in Nigeria ruled that Coke products Sprite and Fanta could pose health threats to consumers. How do certain ingredients in these beverages become poisonous when consumed?
Public Health March 28, 2017
Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association face lawsuit over deceptive marketing practices to promote and sell sugar-sweetened beverages. The Praxis Project advocacy group filed the complaint.
Public Health January 9, 2017
Coca-Cola cans get a major face-lift. To help boost sales of Diet Coke, the brand is designing all trademarked Coca-Cola products to sport the iconic Red Disc.
Society April 20, 2016
The Coca-Cola Company is rebooting its 'Share a Coke' campaign. It now includes song lyrics instead of names.
Internet Culture March 31, 2016
Coke may actually boost the effectiveness of lung cancer drug Tarceva. By providing a favorable stomach environment for the drug, Coca-Cola Classic may work wonders for patients taking Tarceva and anti-acidic drugs together.
Life February 18, 2016
Kathy O'Sullivan from the United Kingdom is a living example of how soda addiction can take its toll on one's health. But how will one be able to successfully curb this type of addiction and take a better health path?
Life January 26, 2016
Beverage giants, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola are launching more health-conscious drinks for 2016 as an attempt to appeal to consumers who are wanting less sugar and calories in their drinks.
Life January 4, 2016
The Global Energy Balance Network, once funded by Coca-Cola, announced that it will be shutting down operations due to resource limitations. Public health authorities slammed the beverage company for using the non-profit group to shape research on obesity.
Life December 2, 2015
Coca-Cola chief scientist and health officer Rhona Applebaum steps down from her positon in the wake of controversy regarding the company's ties with anti-obesity research. E-mail exchanges reveal that the beverage company had influence on the Global Energy Balance Network's activities.
Life November 30, 2015
Obesity is not about the amounts of food and drinks one consume, it actually depends on exercise and physical activity, claims Coca-Cola. In fact, they have partnered with an organization composed of scientific experts, who advocates the said claim in various media.
Life August 10, 2015
The largest soft drink company in the world decided to get rid of its voicemail service at its headquarters in Atlanta. According to an internal memo from Coca-Cola, the company decided to get rid of voicemail in order 'to simplify the way we work and increase productivity.'
Geek December 23, 2014
In an experiment to find out just how bad sugar is for you, specifically sugar found in Coke, an L.A. man drank 10 cans of soda a day for a month. And although his Coke diet sounds extreme, Prior's average sugar intake for any given day was about the same as 50 percent of all Americans.
Internet Culture December 1, 2014
Drinks that use stevia, instead of artificial sweeteners, can cut sugar content by up to 50 percent. It all seems too good to be true and, well, it just might be.
Internet Culture October 2, 2014