Too much of anything, they say, is a bad thing. A report in the June issue of the *International Journal of Clinical Practice* suggests that excessive cola consumption can lead to anything from mild weakness to profound muscle paralysis. Read more
Most Americans love fruit, but few eat enough. According to the [Produce for Better Health Foundation](http://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/), 90% of Americans don't eat four servings of fruit each day, which is the amount recommended by t... Read more
Icelandic Glacial has appointed industry veteran Paul Day as director of sales. He will be responsible for leading the sales effort in the northeastern US. Read more
To mark the launch of Juicy Drench spring water, a new TV and digital ad campaign has been created, which features a larger-than-life giant pheasant being ridden by a cowboy, rodeo-bull style, to the classic Black Box track *Ride on Time*. Read more
Vancouver-based GLG Life Tech Corp posted a wider quarterly loss, partly due to start-up expenses on its greenfield production facilities in China, and said it expects significantly stronger demand for its stevia products in 2009. Read more
Daniel Carasso – whose father named Danone yogurt after him in 1919, and who set up the brand in France 10 years later – died on Sunday 17 May, aged 103. Read more
Nestlé SA has launched its first Japan-based research unit for fundamental scientific research. The unit, part of Nestlé Science and Research in Switzerland, is based at the University of Tokyo, and focuses on fundamental research in nutrition a... Read more
Sunny Delight's new zero-calorie flavoured fruit water – Fruit2O Essentials – hits stores in the US this month, backed by a new advertising campaign. Read more
Tap Top, designed specifically for serving tap water in the capital's bars, eateries and businesses, was the winning design by industrial designer Neil Barron in the 'Carafe for London' competition staged last year by Thames Water as part of its... Read more
Dr Pepper Snapple Group has announced that it has acquired Seven-UP Bottling Co of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Read more
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