Economy

March 16, 2010

Pepsi to pull drinks from schools worldwide

Anti-obesity campaigns scored a direct hit Tuesday when PepsiCo said it would pull its sugary drinks from schools around the world.PepsiCo, Coca-Cola and others in the industry have already swapped lower-calorie options into schools to replace sugary drinks, under voluntary guidelines adopted in 2006. Sales of full-calorie soft drinks fell 95 percent in U.S. schools between fall 2004 and fall 2009.

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