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Big Soda May Be Messing With Our Most Trusted Health Organizations

Between 2011 and 2015, Coca-Cola and Pepsi sponsored 96 national health organizations. This includes the American Diabetes Association and the National Dental Association, whose purported missions are entirely at odds with Big Soda’s mandate to sell sugar-sweetened beverages. It’s not just an optics issue. In 97 percent of cases in which Coca-Cola, Pepsi, or either corporation’s lobbying arm voiced an opinion on pro-public health legislation, the companies and their affiliates were against those public health measures, according to a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine in October.
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