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#Fizzy Drinks

# fizzy-drinks - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would graphic photos on cans stop you from buying sugary drinks?

The study found that people were less likely to buy the fizzy drinks when images were on the cans.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Study finds possible link between cancer and ultra-processed foods like TV dinners

The study’s authors said this “may drive an increasing burden of cancer in the next decades”.

# fizzy-drinks - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Coke, 7UP and... tonic water? The drinks that will be hit by the sugar tax

There will be a tax of 30c per litre on drinks with over eight grams of sugar per 100 millilitres.

# fizzy-drinks - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Teens drink a 'bathtub' of sugary drinks every year

Children aged 11 to 18 consume on average 234 cans of sugar-sweetened soft drinks each year.

# fizzy-drinks - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Majority of people believe Ireland should bring in a sugar tax

54% of people in Ireland want to see the tax introduced.

# fizzy-drinks - Friday 15 July, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Definitive DailyEdge.ie Hierarchy of Irish Fizzy Drinks Fizzy Drinks

The Definitive DailyEdge.ie Hierarchy of Irish Fizzy Drinks

Don’t argue with us.

# fizzy-drinks - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks Fighting Obesity This post contains a poll

Britain is bringing in a sugar tax on fizzy drinks

There has been a push in Ireland in recent years to get such a tax introduced.

# fizzy-drinks - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Sorry Leo, fizzy drinks won't be taxed

The Health Minister had asked for a 20% tax on the drinks to help tackle obesity.

# fizzy-drinks - Saturday 1 August, 2015

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels Fizzy Pop Fightback This post contains a poll

San Francisco is being sued over its sugary drinks warning labels

It has also banned advertising sugary drinks on city property, like billboards.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 30 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Bad news -- people who drink diet soda put on way more belly fat than those who don't Not So Diet

# fizzy-drinks - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Burglar caught from DNA on a fizzy drink can he left at kitchen sink

Traces of his DNA were found on the rim of the can.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch Irish people taste weird American fizzy drinks Ew

Watch Irish people taste weird American fizzy drinks

And this isn’t Coke we’re talking here.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 5 June, 2014

New York City goes to court to ban the sale of giant fizzy drinks

The regulation has been staunchly opposed by restaurants, cinemas and fizzy drinks makers.

# fizzy-drinks - Friday 16 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your Friday.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 24 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Diet Coke addict suffers hallucinations after drinking up to 50 cans a day Diet Riot

Diet Coke addict suffers hallucinations after drinking up to 50 cans a day

She claims to have spent as much as £150,000 on the fizzy drink over 30 years. SCREAM.

# fizzy-drinks - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Aaron McKenna: Ban the school tuck shop and watch childhood obesity plummet

The Department of Education has stopped short of taking a concrete step that would reduce the amount of junk food eaten by children in schools: banning junk food vending machines from schools.

# fizzy-drinks - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work Impending Doom

The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work

You’ve made a terrible mistake.

# fizzy-drinks - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Debunked: Does sugar make children hyperactive?

Although we are quick to lay the blame on fizzy pop and chocolate, studies show that they might not have anything to do with hyperactivity.

# fizzy-drinks - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Column: If you want to eat fatty foods go ahead – but you should pay for the consequences

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had his proposal to outlaw big sugary drinks shot down – but the incident has nevertheless raised questions about where personal freedom ends and government obligation begins, writes Aaron McKenna.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 18 February, 2013

Doctors in UK call for 'soda tax' and ban on junk food advertising

The Academy of Medical Royal College said current restrictions, on advertising for children in particular, were failing to tackle obesity problems.

# fizzy-drinks - Sunday 3 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge Cola Wars: Coke versus Pepsi Super Bowl Ads

Cola Wars: Coke versus Pepsi

This one is a win for Pepsi.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 13 September, 2012

New York City's ban on large fizzy drinks to take effect in six months

The ban had been expected and has been welcomed by the city’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 30 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning…here’s nine things to know today.

# fizzy-drinks - Thursday 31 May, 2012

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks Gulp This post contains a poll

New York City set to ban large fizzy drinks

NYC’s major Michael Bloomberg says he wants to ban the drinks from restaurants, cinemas and street stalls.

# fizzy-drinks - Monday 14 November, 2011

Dentists call for public health warnings on soft drinks

Ireland has one of the highest per capita soft drinks consumption in the western world – we drink an average of at least one 330ml can of fizzy drink a day.

# fizzy-drinks - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging

The comments came as Minister James Reilly once again suggested a ‘sugar tax’ on fizzy drinks and other processed sugary foods.

# fizzy-drinks - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Sugary soft drinks linked to hypertension

Experts have warned that sugary drinks have been linked to hypertension – which causes hardening of the arteries, kidney damage and heart disease.