Posts Tagged: Big Soda

SF Democrats’ Endorsement Problems

SF Democrats’ Endorsement Problems

Posted August 22, 2016 by

Now that the candidates to the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee (the DCCC) have been elected and endorsements made, it’s time to assess what it all means. And the answer is: not much. Unlike other presidential election years, an
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University Backpedals on Chocolate Milk Concussion “Study”

Airbnb Winning Battle, Losing War

Airbnb Winning Battle, Losing War

Posted October 27, 2015 by

My October 20 article touting Airbnb’s marketing prowess in San Francisco’s No on F campaign was followed a day later with its new messaging strategy on bus shelters that undermined my praise. The now widely panned campaign, which Airbnb saw
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School Nutrition Association – the new Stepford ?

Conflicts of Interest: Real, Important, and Undeniable

Conflicts of Interest: Real, Important, and Undeniable

Posted July 27, 2015 by Andy Bellatti

On July 20, the American Beverage Association (the lobbying arm of the soda industry) shared the results of a study which concluded that “attempts by the government to improve public health through regulation of certain foods or ingredients such as
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Will SNA Chart a New Course?

Will SNA Chart a New Course?

Posted July 21, 2015 by

Meet Jean Ronnei, whose position as incoming President of the School Nutrition Association (SNA) puts her in a tough spot. She must tread a fine line between the interests of America’s “lunch ladies” and the children they serve, and the
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FNV: Why I’m a Fan

FNV: Why I’m a Fan

Posted March 11, 2015 by Bettina Elias Siegel

Imagine that a drug company has developed a new medication which cuts the overall risk of mortality by 42%, the risk of cancer by 25% and the risk of heart disease and stroke by 31%.  It also helps overweight people
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FNV: Why I’m Not A Fan

FNV: Why I’m Not A Fan

Posted March 10, 2015 by Casey Hinds

The big announcement from the recent Partnership for a Healthier America Summit was a marketing campaign for fruits and vegetables called “FNV.” It was celebrated by First Lady Michelle Obama, who enlisted the help of celebrities to promote it. It
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