The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association, in a joint statement, endorsed taxes on sugary drinks, restrictions on marketing to kids and incentives for healthier purchases.
Public health experts call the controversial findings an industry attempt to undermine scientific consensus.
PepsiCo this week announced new targets for reducing sugar, salt and fat drinks and snacks by 2025.
A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes.
Former New York City Michael Bloomberg is pledging his money and support for the proposed Philadelphia soda tax.
Coke stated in a SEC filing that the company will fight the IRS over a massive bill for taxes owed after an audit.
A new study reveals that a tax on sugary drinks implemented in Berkeley, California has increased soda prices much less than expected.
A new class-action lawsuit alleges Chipotle's "G-M-Over It" campaign's marketing claims don't hold up.
Howard got the idea to make root beer when she met a farmer who sold sassafras bark. She describes her signature recipe as something similar to a sweet tea.
Former food and agriculture lobbyists have taken staff posts in the Senate Agriculture Committee as Congress prepares to move on a new legislative agenda.
But another California city, San Francisco, saw its proposed law to tax sugary beverages go down in defeat.
As soda sales drop for a ninth straight year, diet soda sees a particularly large plummet amid health concerns.
Where New York City failed, Mexico seems to be succeeding in implementing a junk food tax in the hopes of curbing its obesity epidemic.
A new study has found that a majority of the top 100 athletes' food and beverage endorsements were for unhealthy products.
First Lady Michelle Obama has launched a new campaign encouraging water consumption -- but why?
New research has shown that even a small amount of soda each day could turn kindergarteners into terrors.
Sugary beverage consumption has gone down over the past decade, especially by children.
Consuming sugary beverages daily has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes and stroke, a recent study finds.
Newly published research suggests that when it comes to obesity, it's not just what's in our food that matters, but what's in food packaging as well.
A recent study finds laws preventing the sale of unhealthy snacks and beverages in schools is correlated with reduced weight gain in students.