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Sep 9 2015

By Harold Goldstein,  Executive Director, California Center for Public Health Advocacy, a Davis-based nonprofit.

You may have heard recently about Coca-Cola’s foray into the halls of scientific research. America’s once-loved — but increasingly maligned — corporation has taken a page out of Big Tobacco’s playbook by funding researchers to publish medical studies friendly to their bottom line.

Aug 21 2015

By Dr. Harold Goldstein, Executive Director, California Center for Public Health Advocacy.

Like a cat caught with the pet canary in its mouth, the world’s largest beverage company has guilt written all over its face. With little feathers still floating all over the house, Coca-Cola wants us to believe it is filled with remorse for spending millions of dollars manipulating science, and paying-off researchers to do its bidding.

Jul 27 2015

DAVIS, CALIF., July 24, 2015 -- Statement by Dr. Harold Goldstein, Executive Director, California Center for Public Health ­Advocacy

“Since the inception of the nutrition facts label, one ‘fact’ has remained conspicuously absent: the daily value for sugar. So far consumers have been left in the dark without any guidance on how much sugar is too much sugar.

Jun 15 2015

By Jessica Ng Luna Klein, MPH Candidate in Public Health Nutrition, University of California, Berkeley, CCPHA Summer Intern.

Jun 11 2015

Exciting news! San Francisco becomes a nationwide leader in the effort to warn consumers about health risks linked to sugary drinks! The city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously passed *THREE* sugary drink ordinances Tuesday, June 9, 2015! 

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