YAHOO: Coke, Pepsi Fund Study Touting Diet Soda's Health Benefits
"You’ll never believe who paid for a study that found drinking diet soda could be better than water for losing weight. Well, OK, you’ll probably guess. The Independent reports the study—published in the International Journal of Obesity in November—was partly funded by ILSI Europe, an “industry-backed research consortium” that counts Coca-Cola and PepsiCo as members. Not only that, but the group directly paid some of the researchers." Read full story.
CNN: One Dead in Listeria Outbreak; Salad Suspected
"One person has died and 12 others are hospitalized after eating packaged salads linked to a listeria outbreak. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that the salads were sold under a variety of names and came from a processing facility in Springfield, Ohio, run by Dole…" Read full story.
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SHEKNOWS: Teen Claims a Childhood of Energy Drinks Has Destroyed Her Health
"Dion Parratt is just 18 years old but she believes that her life has been destroyed by her excessive consumption of energy drinks. Recently she bravely took to Facebook to warn others of the risks these caffeinated, sugar-rich beverages carry…" Read full story.
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