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CONTROVERSIAL HEALTH SERVICE AD COMPARES ALCOHOL TO ASBESTOS AND TOBACCO

Tumor in a beer bottle: Scary NHS advert survives industry strike

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The UK beer industry has failed in its bid to stop the broadcast of a controversial National Health Service (NHS) aligned advert that shows a man swallowing a cancerous tumor from a glass of beer.

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‘Double whammy’: Senator insists FDA rule could cripple craft brewers

Senator Charles Schumer is calling on US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Margaret Hamburg to strike out a new rule that will hinder brewers selling spent grain to farmers for animal feed.

Analyst warns of CCE's 'challenged start' with smaller 1.75 L Coke bottle

A US analyst warns that Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has suffered a ‘slightly challenged start’ with its new 1.75 liter contoured PET bottle in Great Britain.

'I was astonished by this line of questioning.' More reaction to POM v Coke at the Supreme Court

The questions posed by Supreme Court Justices during oral arguments in a false advertising case brought by POM Wonderful against Coca Cola were nothing short of “astonishing”, according to one food law attorney that has been closely following the case.

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Are glass manufacturers feeling the pinch? from FoodProductionDaily.com

The plastic bottle has been recognised for its flexibility and the easy way consumers can get a product out of a container, controlling the amount dispensed.

Supplements are most popular complementary health approach: Survey from NutraIngredients-USA.com

In 2012, 17.9% of US adults used nonvitamin, nonmineral dietary supplements—more than twice that of any other complementary health approach used, according to analysis of the 2012 National Health Interview Survey by the Center for Disease Control's (CDC's) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). 

We have to do more to reduce waste as an industry, warns Leatherhead expert from FoodNavigator.com

Food manufacturers should leave no stone unturned as they search for ways to decrease waste and increase the value of manufacturing waste streams, says Steve Osborn of Leatherhead Food Research.

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 ‘Astonished’ US lawyers: Controversial powdered booze could follow vodka tampon fad

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Putting the joy back in US juice: Mintel’s top trends for $15.5bn market

Putting the joy back in US juice: Mintel’s top trends for $15.5bn market

Tropical flavors may help US juice brands stem sales losses, according to Mintel, which notes a raft...

PepsiCo boss Nooyi stifles succession talk: ‘At this point I’m still in the chair!’
CEO NOOYI 'FEELS GOOD' ABOUT NORTH AMERICAN BEVERAGES

PepsiCo boss Nooyi stifles succession talk: ‘At this point I’m still in the chair!’

PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi insists she’s ‘still in the chair’ after one analyst asked for her thoughts...

Dr Pepper TEN…A dead duck? Analyst warns of ‘continued deceleration’

Dr Pepper TEN…A dead duck? Analyst warns of ‘continued deceleration’

Dr Pepper Snapple’s TEN platform ‘continues to decelerate’ in the US and many C-store operators are suggesting...

'Working moms have hidden energy drink habit', BENEO warns
INNOBEV SOFT DRINKS CONGRESS: MOMS FEAR 'CRASHES AND SPIKES'

'Working moms have hidden energy drink habit', BENEO warns

Working moms are ‘hidden’ heavy users of energy drinks but are a group that would rush to...

Dystopian drinks? ‘Beverages that beep, bleep, yell and waft scents at shoppers’

Dystopian drinks? ‘Beverages that beep, bleep, yell and waft scents at shoppers’

Manufacturers will spend more on designing packages that ‘blink, beep, yell and waft scents at shoppers', according...