• California Senate Votes For Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks

    Sodas and other sugary drinks sold in California would come with warning labels about obesity, diabetes and tooth decay under a bill that narrowly cleared the state Senate on Thursday despite strong opposition from the beverage industry. The Senate voted 21-11 on Thursday to require warning labels on drinks that contain 75 calories or more […]

  • Bud Light Releases Rainbow-Inspired Bottles for Pride Month

    Bud Light will be releasing special, limited-edition, rainbow-inspired bottles to celebrate World Pride, the beverage manufacturer announced Monday. The bottles will be available at bars nationwide throughout the month of June, which is national Pride Month. The bottles will make their debut at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City this weekend. “For twenty […]

  • PETA says cow’s milk is a symbol of white supremacy

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has released an article claiming that cow’s milk has “long been embraced as a symbol of white supremacy.” The animal right organization tweeted out an article titled, “Why Cow’s Milk Is the Perfect Drink for Supremacists,” along with the tagline, “The ‘White Stuff’ isn’t the right stuff. Learn […]

  • LaCroix Faces Suit Alleging It Mislabeled Its Sparkling Water as Natural

    Popular sparkling water company LaCroix is facing a lawsuit that alleges its products are mislabeled as “all-natural,” and the allegations are weighing on the shares of its parent company National Beverage. The lawsuit, filed in a Cook County, Illinois, circuit court, claims that LaCroix contains ethyl butanoate, limonene, linalool and linalool propionate — ingredients it […]

  • Coke exploring cannabis-infused drinks

    Coca-Cola is considering a move into the growing market for cannabis-infused drinks. Officials with the company said Monday in a release that they are “closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD.” “Along with many others in the beverage industry, we are closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages […]

  • What a Week: Buy a Slurpee, Get a Free Slurpee

    Life can grow a little dull, and a bit gray, and sort of flat sometimes, but then Bring Your Own Cup Week arrives at 7-Eleven, or Free Slurpee Day, and suddenly there’s a bit of flavorful sunshine breaking through the clouds. Alas: Those events come and go, and aren’t always happening, understandably. But then there’s […]

  • Starbucks says it will stop offering plastic straws by 2020

    Starbucks says it will eliminate plastic straws from its stores globally by 2020, a nod to the growing push for businesses to be more environmentally friendly. The company becomes the largest food and beverage company to do so as calls to cut waste globally grow louder. Plastic straws have become one of the biggest targets. […]

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