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Soda industry: Vending machines will show calories

October 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As criticism of sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips. Continue Reading

NYC bans big, sugary drinks at eateries, theaters

September 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

New York City’s Board of Health opened up a new, experimental front in the war on obesity Thursday, passing a rule banning sales of big sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, concession stands, and other eateries.
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RYAN BAKKEN: A big clutch on Big Gulp

June 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

War has been declared on soda pop. Continue Reading

Teens who drink a lot of pop more prone to violence, study says

October 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Children and teens who drink a lot of soda pop are twice as likely to steal, beat someone up or bring a weapon to school compared to peers who don’t drink it, according to a new review of Minnesota student survey data.Teens who drink a lot of pop more prone to violence, study says Continue Reading

Area schools to cut soda, energy drinks, other sugary beverages

August 23, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

Some area high schools are trying to prevent students from quenching their thirst with sugar-filled beverages by eliminating the choice of soda and energy drinks. And to avoid losing business, some soda companies are putting timers on vending machines so students can purchase certain beverages at certain times.
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