drink http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/13255/all en From Soda Taxes to Happy Meal Toy Bans, Media Feed Viewers Food Police Message http://www.mrc.org/articles/soda-taxes-happy-meal-toy-bans-media-feed-viewers-food-police-message <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Food-filled winter holidays will soon arrive. But the liberal news media have already spent recent days comparing soda to an illegal drug, promoting a toy ban in kid’s Happy Meals, and generally bashing fast food companies for giving customers exactly what they want.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/soda-taxes-happy-meal-toy-bans-media-feed-viewers-food-police-message" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Government Health Media anti ban burnett called center cheese CNBC cocaine CSPI dairy dont drink ErinBurnett fast fat Food FoodPolice foods happy industry kids management marketing meal meals news obesity parents police public Regulation Restaurants RuddCenter Soda StreetSigns toy Thu, 11 Nov 2010 03:11:00 +0000 admin 27041 at http://www.mrc.org 'Nightly News' Attacks Budweiser/InBev Merger http://www.mrc.org/articles/nightly-news-attacks-budweiserinbev-merger <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It wasn’t unexpected to see some pushback after a deal was struck merging American brewer Anheuser-Busch with European brewer InBev.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; However, the July 14 “NBC Nightly News” didn’t identify much that was positive about the deal – including the dramatic increase in the company’s stock upon the news. Instead, NBC’s report was downbeat and insinuated the worst was coming.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nightly-news-attacks-budweiserinbev-merger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business american Anheuser Beer brewer Bud Budweiser Busch drink InBev light Tue, 15 Jul 2008 14:54:46 +0000 admin 26049 at http://www.mrc.org Faulty Caffeine Story Jolts CNN's Desire for Government Regulation http://www.mrc.org/articles/faulty-caffeine-story-jolts-cnns-desire-government-regulation <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     CNN’s “American Morning” jolted its viewers awake with a series of stories on caffeine that emphasized government regulation and threw in some good old-fashioned misreporting. </p> <br /> <p >     The bulk of the February 22 caffeinated coverage was devoted to the potential dangers of the energy drink Spike Shooter, which purportedly made students sick and was banned at a Colorado Springs high school. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/faulty-caffeine-story-jolts-cnns-desire-government-regulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government caffeine can drink HighSchool RedBull Regulation softdrink SpikeShooter Teenagers Thu, 22 Feb 2007 19:15:55 +0000 admin 25613 at http://www.mrc.org