Setback for Coca-Cola in juice lawsuit mirroring POM v Coke case

Coca-Cola suffers setback in juice labeling lawsuit

By Elaine Watson

A California judge has refused to throw out a false advertising lawsuit accusing Coca-Cola of misleading shoppers by marketing a juice comprised almost entirely of apple and grape juice as a ‘Pomegranate Blueberry flavored blend of 5 juices’.

Coca-Cola to settle some Vitaminwater deceptive advertising lawsuits

Settlement offers injunctive, but not monetary, relief (Coke required to amend labels but consumers won't get any money)

Coca-Cola agrees to settle 'copycat' Vitaminwater deceptive advertising lawsuits, but CSPI still on the warpath

By Elaine Watson

Coca-Cola has agreed to settle a series of 'copycat' lawsuits accusing it of deceptively marketing Vitaminwater. But the lawsuit that inspired them all - filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest in 2009 - is still pending, as the...

ICD said WHO is, “tending towards pulling back from collaboration with major food companies”.

When you say NGO, they say conflict of interest?

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

The World Health Organisation (WHO) decision to grant NGO status to a malnutrition-battling business alliance raised eyebrows this week, so what do organisations have to do to gain and keep such a status?

Energy drinks in c-stores: Strong summer for Red Bull, Monster, NOS, Full Throttle, weaker performance from AMP, Rockstar

Energy drinks in c-stores: Strong summer for Red Bull, Monster, NOS, Full Throttle, weaker performance from AMP, Rockstar

By Elaine WATSON

The energy drink category - which did not set the world on fire in most other retail channels this summer - posted 7.4% dollar sales growth in the US convenience store channel in the four weeks to August 3, driven by a strong performance from Red Bull...

Global healthy foods to hit $1 trillion in 2017: Report

Global healthy foods to hit $1 trillion in 2017: Report

By Shane Starling

The global functional, allergen-free, organic and other healthy foods market will push through the $1 trillion (€770m) mark for the first time in 2017, as consumer interest in preventing illness via foods snowballs, says Euromonitor International.

Coke backs SATIN satiety project to battle obesity

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

Coca-Cola bites into EU-backed obesity project

By Shane Starling from Geneva

What is the world's biggest carbonated beverage company doing in a European Union satiety research project? Why, collaborating to battle obesity of course…

Functional Diet Coke anyone?

Functional Diet Coke anyone?

By Clarisse Douaud

Coca-Cola North America has announced its plans to launch Diet Coke
Plus, a carbonated calorie-free beverage with the added value of
vitamins and minerals, that could put the concept of functionality
at the front line of the soft...

7UP gets vitamin boost

7UP gets vitamin boost

Dr Pepper/Seven Up (DPSU), the Texas-based drinks division of
Cadbury Schweppes, today announced plans to introduce 7 Up Plus,
said to be the first carbonated beverage to be fortified with
calcium, vitamin C and fruit juice.

7UP flips upside down

7UP flips upside down

The maker of 7 UP unveiled its new energy drink, called dnL, at a
visitor attraction in Orlando this week. The bright green product
is billed as the "upside-down" 7 UP and targeted to teenagers and
young adults.


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