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Drinks firms face EU-wide complaint over plastic bottle recycling claims
Consumer groups issue formal notice to European Commission over ‘greenwashing’ claims that bottles are ‘100% recyclable’ or ‘100% recycled’

Ajit Niranjan

07, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Sweating, shaking and a week-long migraine – what I went through to quit Diet Coke | Cathy Reay
Going cold turkey was the only way to stop obsessing over a carbonated drink. But I’ll never forget the thrill of that first sip, says freelance journalist Cathy Reay

Cathy Reay

09, Oct, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Revealed: WHO aspartame safety panel linked to alleged Coca-Cola front group
Guidelines on Diet Coke ingredient from consultants tied to alleged industry front group an ‘obvious conflict of interest’, report says

Tom Perkins

17, Aug, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Pepsico named UK’s biggest packaging polluters
Surfers Against Sewage’s annual audit finds 12 companies responsible for 70% of branded pollution

Ruweyda Ahmed

21, Jul, 2023 @4:48 PM

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Should you kick your Diet Coke habit? As a public health expert, I’m not too worried | Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz
Aspartame has been identified as posing a cancer risk. But what does class 2B carcinogen actually mean?

Gideon Meyerowitz-Katz

06, Jul, 2023 @2:37 AM

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Parades but no public posts: which brands are supporting Pride in the wake of backlash?
As Target, Bud Light, Starbucks and others face threats and boycotts, here’s what other top US brands have planned

Matthew Cantor

07, Jun, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Creative tech firm Talenthouse is close to failure as debts mount
Company that matches artists with brands is understood to have laid off most of its staff and faces legal action by creditors

Shanti Das

09, Apr, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Tell us: have you ever hoarded a discontinued product?
As Lilt is to be rebranded as Fanta Pineapple & Grapefruit, we’d like to hear about the products you hoarded before they were discontinued

Guardian community team

15, Feb, 2023 @2:13 PM

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So RIP ‘totally tropical’ Lilt. In an age of authenticity, you were the fake dreadlocks of soft drinks | Nels Abbey
With cringey adverts and steel drums, it was marketed as a taste of the Caribbean and Blackness, but that approach couldn’t survive, says writer and broadcaster Nels Abbey

Nels Abbey

15, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Lilt has vanished from UK, rebranded as a totally tropical Fanta
We haven’t touched the taste, only the packaging, promises owner Coca-Cola

Staff and agency

14, Feb, 2023 @8:23 AM

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‘All-natural’ Simply Tropical juice has high toxic PFAS levels, lawsuit alleges
Coca-Cola claimed juice was healthy despite toxic ‘forever chemicals’ levels ‘hundreds of times’ above federal limits, suit says

Tom Perkins

25, Jan, 2023 @2:10 PM

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Prime market: YouTube star Logan Paul’s £2 energy drink listed on eBay for £10k
Teenage fans queue from dawn at Asdas to buy hard-to-find Prime Hydration energy drink

Sarah Butler

28, Oct, 2022 @5:04 PM

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