Posts Tagged: Coca-Cola

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: Settling the Debate

FNV: Settling the Debate

Posted March 18, 2015 by Daniel Taber

That was so much better than a Presidential debate! Last week’s Beyond Chron duel between Casey Hinds and Bettina Elias Siegel didn’t have the global implications of “Barack Obama vs. Mitt Romney” or the pure comedy potential of “Anybody vs.
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When the Experts Fail Us

When the Experts Fail Us

Posted March 16, 2015 by Casey Hinds

Parents are trying to raise healthy kids and we need health organizations to be our allies instead of selling us out. That was the point I tried to make when New York Times reporter Stephanie Strom recently interviewed me for 
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Partners in Junk Food Crime

Partners in Junk Food Crime

Posted March 2, 2015 by Casey Hinds

Plastered on the PlayPlace window of my local McDonald’s is a giant Coca-Cola decal.  McDonald’s uses these play areas to attract families with children to their restaurants while also using them as a way to market soda.  This highlights their 
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Parents Call Foul on Super Bowl Junk Food Ads

Parents Call Foul on Super Bowl Junk Food Ads

Posted February 2, 2015 by Casey Hinds

Coca-Cola and McDonald’s are two companies with slipping sales that were looking for Super Bowl advertising wins on Sunday in order to turn things around.   Both companies aggressively market products that are harmful to health and use sports as a
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Soda Wolves Disguised in Sheep’s Clothing

Soda Wolves Disguised in Sheep’s Clothing

Posted September 29, 2014 by Casey Hinds

“Magically, when they would turn twelve, we’d suddenly attack them like a bunch of wolves.” I was reminded of that quote from a former top marketing executive at Coca-Cola when I saw the recent news about soda companies pledging to
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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Jumps on Fat Shaming Bandwagon

The High Cost of Sitting Down With Industry

The High Cost of Sitting Down With Industry

Posted August 11, 2014 by Andy Bellatti

Is it possible for the food industry to be part of the solution to our country’s nutrition-related health woes, or is it simply part of the problem? Big Food and Big Soda cling to, and propagate, the myth that they
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