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Nov 15, 2016, 09:10 ET American Beverage Association Celebrates America Recycles Day

America's leading non-alcoholic beverage companies are celebrating America Recycles Day with the latest gains in their mission to eliminate all...


Jan 07, 2016, 13:11 ET Beverage Industry Responds to 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans

In response to today's release of the 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the American Beverage Association issued the following...


Nov 13, 2015, 13:00 ET American Beverage Association Celebrates America Recycles Day

 America's leading non-alcoholic beverage companies are marking America Recycles Day by announcing the results of an industry-wide survey that...


Oct 20, 2015, 09:06 ET America's Beverage Companies Launch New Website Highlighting the Industry's Innovations and Commitment to Environmental Sustainability and Conservation

The American Beverage Association (ABA) announced today the launch of a new web site, "Innovation, Naturally," which displays the technologies and...


Dec 19, 2014, 10:23 ET New Beverage Industry Sustainability Initiative Shows Gains In Fuel Efficiency Of North American Fleet

 The American Beverage Association today released findings from a new industry-wide initiative that shows the nation's leading beverage...


Nov 17, 2014, 10:57 ET American Beverage Association Responds to Unpublished Analysis of Poison Control Center Data on Energy Drinks

In response to "Energy Drink Exposures in the National Poison Data System: Epidemiology and Clinical Effect," an abstract being presented today at...


Nov 13, 2014, 15:28 ET American Beverage Association Celebrates America Recycles Day

As America Recycles Day approaches, the non-alcoholic beverage industry reaffirms its longstanding commitment to further minimizing its...


Jun 02, 2014, 11:23 ET William Dermody Joins American Beverage Association As Vice President Of Policy

Susan K. Neely, president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association (ABA), today named William M. Dermody Jr. as vice...


May 12, 2014, 15:16 ET ABA's Genna Gent Promoted To Head Up Association's Government Affairs Operation

Susan K. Neely, president and chief executive officer of the American Beverage Association (ABA), today announced the promotion of Genevieve K....


Apr 22, 2014, 09:20 ET American Beverage Association Marks Earth Day

 America's non-alcoholic beverage industry celebrates Earth Day – today and every day – through its cutting-edge sustainability...


Mar 31, 2014, 09:36 ET Research Presented at Cardiology Conference Fails to Show Causal Relationship Between Diet Beverages and Cardiovascular Events

In response to "Diet Drink Consumption and the Risk of Cardiovascular Events: A Report from the Women's Health Initiative," an abstract presented...


Feb 19, 2014, 13:12 ET Public Opinion Remains Opposed To Taxing, Limiting Soft Drinks

The following is being released by the American Beverage Association: Nearly two-thirds of Americans oppose additional taxes on soft drinks and...


Feb 11, 2014, 13:12 ET FACT: Energy Drinks Contain About Half The Caffeine Of Similarly-Sized Coffeehouse Coffee

The following is being released by the American Beverage Association: Contrary to what you might have heard, the vast majority of energy drinks...


Feb 10, 2014, 14:45 ET Study Reaffirms That U.S. Caffeine Consumption Remains Stable, Caffeine From Soda Declines

The following is being released by the American Beverage Association: A study out today from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...


Feb 06, 2014, 11:30 ET Diet Soft Drinks Aid In Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance

The following is being released by the American Beverage Association: Does drinking diet soda cause weight gain? No. In fact, diet sodas have...


Feb 03, 2014, 19:02 ET Beverage Industry Responds To Study On Added Sugar Intake And Cardiovascular Diseases Mortality

In response to "Added Sugar Intake and Cardiovascular Diseases Mortality Among US Adults," a paper published today in the journal JAMA Internal...


Feb 03, 2014, 15:55 ET Low-Calorie Sweeteners Effective Weight Control Tool, Repeatedly Deemed Safe By Health Organizations Worldwide

 The following is being released by the American Beverage Association: According to decades of scientific research, low-calorie sweeteners...


Jan 16, 2014, 16:17 ET 5 Burning Questions About Diet Beverages

The following is being released by the American Beverage Association: WEIGHT Q: I've heard that low- and no-calorie beverages might cause weight...


Jan 16, 2014, 13:23 ET Low- And No- Calorie Beverages Repeatedly Shown To Be An Effective Tool For Weight Loss And Weight Maintenance

EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 4:00 P.M. ET JANUARY 16, 2014 In response to "Diet-Beverage Consumption and Caloric Intake Among US Adults,...


Dec 10, 2013, 17:27 ET Aspartame Passes Stiff Review by European Food Safety Authority

The following is being released by the American Beverage Association: The widely used no-calorie sweetener, aspartame, has been deemed safe for...


Dec 10, 2013, 11:59 ET Aspartame Safety Reaffirmed Once Again By European Food Safety Authority

 In response to a scientific opinion on the low-calorie sweetener aspartame issued today by the European Food Safety Authority, the American...


Dec 09, 2013, 18:00 ET American Beverage Association Responds To Research On Soda Sales

Statement: "Our member companies offer a wide variety of product choices, portion sizes and calorie counts, and continue to innovate with more...


Nov 14, 2013, 14:49 ET American Beverage Association Celebrates America Recycles Day

 On America Recycles Day, the non-alcoholic beverage industry reaffirms its longstanding commitment to further minimizing its environmental...


Sep 12, 2013, 06:00 ET American Beverage Association Supports PHA's Drink Water Initiative

America's non-alcoholic beverage industry today joined First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America, of which Mrs. Obama...


Jun 27, 2013, 15:02 ET USDA Takes Positive Step To Address All Foods In Schools, Builds On Beverage Industry Actions Nationwide

In response to an announcement today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of the agency's interim final rule on competitive foods and...