Sugary Drinks

“Building Community, Building Health” is Theme; House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro to Keynote Day One
Statement of CSPI President Peter G. Lurie

Tell Coke and Pepsi to stop drenching college students in soda marketing!

Please join CSPI in urging Coke and Pepsi to stop exploiting pouring rights contracts to push sugary drinks on college students.

Slide from a PepsiCo presentation reading "we are maniacally focused on driving our core...", picturing Pepsi and Mountain Dew.

Urge Denny’s to Improve Its Kids’ Meals

Children eat about a quarter of their calories from restaurants. When kids eat out, they typically consume more calories, added sugars, and sugary drinks and fewer fruits, vegetables, and whole grains than when they eat at home. Given the large role restaurant foods play in children’s diets and the high demand by parents for healthier options for their kids, restaurants should do more to support healthy eating for children.

Urge restaurants to do better for kids

Given the large role of restaurant foods in children’s diets and high customer demand for healthier options, restaurants should do more to support healthy eating by children. That includes taking sugary drinks off their kids' menus.