Soda Industry Fails To Stop Sugar Law
Soda pop manufacturers will be forced to include warnings about the potential dangers of their products on…
Soda pop manufacturers will be forced to include warnings about the potential dangers of their products on certain advertisements in San Francisco after a federal judge declined to halt a new law.
U.S. District Judge Edward Chen refused to block the measure from taking effect July 25, meaning the soda pop companies will be required to sound the alarm about the health effects of sugary beverages.
The law specifically requires the warning on printed ads, posters and billboards, but not on TV commercials or packaging. It applies to beverages with one or more added caloric sweeteners and more than 25 calories per 12 ounces.
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