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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)


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.


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)


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)