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American and Kentucky Beverage Associations fighting childhood obesity with better drink choices

09/07/2017 03:27 PM

NEWPORT – Childhood obesity is a growing problem in Kentucky and the nation, and the American Beverage Association, whose members include Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, and other non-alcoholic drink manufacturers are spearheading multiple initiatives that help reduce the beverage calories from sugar in kid’s diets. Susan Neely, president and CEO of the American Beverage Association, who was in Newport on Thursday for the annual meeting of the Kentucky Beverage Association, says that her industry is working extensively at reducing the... Read more 

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