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This article was first published by Huffington Post.  By Carey Gillam  It’s been a rough year for Big Soda, sellers of those sugary soft drinks that kids (and adults) love to...

June 29, 2016

The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that claims to “provide science that improves human health and well-being and safeguards the environment,”...

June 28, 2016

During the investigation and subsequent collapse of the Coca-Cola front group Global Energy Balance Network, the New York Times and Associated Press discovered that prominent university professors...

December 14, 2015

[Update: See our fact sheet with the most recent science on aspartame's links to weight gain] News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary...

October 14, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 1, 2015                           For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Is Coke Illegally Claiming...

July 1, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, May 20, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Is It Accurate to Call a Soda “Diet,” Consumer Group Asks Soda...

May 20, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release: Friday, April 24, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350  Pepsi Dumps Aspartame But Question Looms: Can Soda Be Called...

April 24, 2015

In what appears to be a truly classic case of false advertising, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo call their artificially sweetened colas Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi. Why false advertising? It turns out...

April 9, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 9, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 “Diet” Soda Fraud? Consumer Group Asks FTC, FDA to Investigate Coke, Pepsi...

April 9, 2015

Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, announced yesterday that she would soon leave her post. Here's one easy way to tell that she was a greater friend to the...

February 6, 2015