Coke, Pepsi Plan To Put Calorie Data On Drink Machines

Law360, New York (October 9, 2012, 4:42 PM EDT) -- The Coca-Cola Co., PepsiCo Inc. and Dr Pepper Snapple Group pledged Monday to place calorie information about their beverages on vending machines, a move that comes amid increased scrutiny of the products' health risks in New York City and elsewhere.

The three companies also said they would put more lower-calorie drinks in vending machines and a banner on the machines themselves with messages such as, “Try a Low-Calorie Beverage.” They were joined by the industry group American Beverage Association in announcing the initiative, known as the...
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