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NYC-Style Sugary-Soda Ban in D.C.?

Several Washington, D.C., lawmakers say they're considering a ban on large sugary drinks mirroring the one recently approved by the New York City Board of Health. (LAtimes.com)

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Monster Responds to Media Reports

Monster Beverage Corporation issued a statement Tuesday in response to inquiries it has received and numerous recent media reports in connection with a lawsuit that has been filed against the company by the family of 14-year old Anais Fournier, who died last December.

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Weak Europe Overshadows Strengths For Heineken

Heineken NV, the world's third-largest brewer, reported stronger than expected third-quarter group revenue on Wednesday, boosted by U.S. and emerging market strength and price hikes, but investors focused on weakness in Europe. (Reuters)

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Coke FEMSA Q3 Up on Higher Sales

Mexican soft drinks bottler Coca-Cola Femsa SAB said Wednesday that its net profit rose by 54% in the third quarter, as sales were boosted by acquisitions in Mexico and a stronger peso lowered financial costs. (Fox Business)

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