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Beverage Industry

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  • PASSINGS: Daniel J. Edelman

    PASSINGS: Daniel J. Edelman
    Daniel J. Edelman, 92, who built one of the world's top public relations companies and pioneered celebrity endorsements and media tours, died of heart failure Tuesday at a Chicago hospital, said his son, Richard Edelman. Edelman is credited with...
  • Postcard from Hawaii: The joy of poi

     
    Postcard from Hawaii: The joy of poi...
  • As Gov. Jerry Brown considers bills, campaign cash pours in

     
    As Gov. Jerry Brown considers the slew of bills that lawmakers sent him in the final weeks of the legislative session, he will inevitably be making winners and losers out of the donors that have given millions of dollars to his tax initiative....
  • L.A. Now Live: El Monte in David vs. Goliath fight over soda tax

     
    El Monte Mayor Andrew Quintero though a tax on sugary drinks was a slam dunk -- an easy way for the financially-strapped city to raise cash and help combat childhood obesity. But then the beverage industry converged on El Monte, turning the race into...
  • Soda taxes rejected in two California cities

     
    Voters sharply rejected sugary-drinks tax measures in two California cities. In El Monte, 76.8% of voters rejected the tax. The measure would have charged a one-cent tax for every ounce of sugary drink sold within the San Gabriel Valley city.......
  • El Monte soda tax faces strong backlash [Google+ hangout]

     
    Times reporter Sam Allen will join city editor Shelby Grad at 4 p.m. in a Google+ hangout to discuss the El Monte soda tax measure on the November ballot. The measure calls for a one-cent tax on each ounce of......
  • Soda taxes lose big in California

     
    Beverage industry forces flexed their political muscle once again Tuesday, dealing crushing defeats to two different sugary drink tax measures in the Golden State. In the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, nearly 77% of voters rejected a proposal......
  • Cash-strapped El Monte seeks tax on sugary drinks

     
    Faced with a crippling combination of low revenue, high labor costs and declining funding from the state, El Monte is moving to declare a fiscal emergency and seek a tax on all sugary beverages sold within the city. The moves......
  • Food FYI: Islamic butcher shop embraced by East L.A.

     
    Food FYI: Islamic butcher shop embraced by East L.A....
  • The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues

    The sugar battle: Cereal companies cut sweets; soda industry sues
    The food and beverage industry has made some major moves in recent days in the struggle over super-sweet products. Major cereal-makers Nestle and General Mills pledged to cut sugar and salt content in children's breakfast cereals abroad, while soda and...
  • New Yorkers turn out to argue against, and for, sugary soda limit

    New Yorkers turn out to argue against, and for, sugary soda limit
    NEW YORK -- It’s not often that a Twinkie earns a bit of praise from a nutrition expert, or that a hefty elected official confesses his food vices before a room packed with spectators and the media. But nothing was routine as New York’s Board...