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Texas Lawmaker Calls for Tax on “Sweetened Beverages and Ingredients”

Posted by Ray Latif at 3:13 PM on January 30, 2013

Texas Lawmaker Calls for Tax on “Sweetened Beverages and Ingredients”

A Texas state representative is calling for a new tax on the sale of sugary and high calorie beverages in order to fund new public health initiatives aimed at curbing rising obesity rates and related health problems. Rep. Joe Farias (D-San Antonio) filed a proposal that would add a $0.01 per ounce tax on “certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages.”



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AQUAhydrate Teams Up With L.A. Clippers

Posted by Max Rothman at 2:32 PM on January 30, 2013

AQUAhydrate Teams Up With L.A. Clippers

On stage at BevNET Live Winter 2012, actor, producer and former rapper Mark Wahlberg proudly sported a Los Angeles Clippers T-shirt as he discussed his investment in alkaline water brand AQUAhydrate. Sure, Wahlberg is from Boston and grew up a Celtics fan, but much like Hollywood, the beverage industry can really mess with your head.



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Review: Slingshot Cold Brew Coffee

Posted by BevNET.com Staff at 1:48 PM on January 30, 2013

Review: Slingshot Cold Brew Coffee

Slingshot Cold Brew is one of the few cold brewed coffee companies that market both ready to drink and concentrate products. Slingshot is also one of the only coffee brands that changes up its formulation from batch to batch with its use seasonally available coffee beans, making it difficult to offer a consistent review of what’s inside the bottle. That being said, it is a high quality product with excellent branding.



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Class Action Suit Takes Aim at 5-Hour’s Advertising

Posted by Jeffrey Klineman at 5:09 PM on January 29, 2013 | 2 comments

Class Action Suit Takes Aim at 5-Hour’s Advertising

Celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos is shepherding a class-action lawsuit filed against 5-Hour Energy Monday in the U.S. District Court in the Central District of California. According to the suit, 5-Hour energy’s advertising claims of “hours of energy now, no crash later” are not scientifically supported and that its effects are not superior to other caffeine-based products like coffee or caffeine pills.



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