Latest Center for Science in the Public Interest Stories

2009-07-24 05:59:11

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) sued Denny’s Corp on Thursday over the restaurant chain’s lack of disclosure of "dangerously high" sodium levels in its meals.

2009-06-22 16:46:19

U.S. physicians, health organizations and nutrition experts are asking President Barack Obama to create a Presidential Commission to combat obesity.

2009-06-19 20:58:04

The Liquid Candy Tax Calculator shows policymakers and the public how much the government could raise by taxing sugary drinks, a U.S. advocacy groups said.

2009-06-11 16:29:31

A coalition of chain restaurants with 20 or more locations, agreed on Wednesday to support a new law that mandates they disclose calorie counts on their menus.

2009-04-23 06:00:00

Organizations Issue Four-Step Plan Calling for Mandatory Alcohol Labeling and More Resources to Combat Underage Drinking WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A coalition of public interest groups today called on Congress and the Obama Administration to overturn decades of inattention to the nation's alcohol policies by finally issuing a useful final regulation to require standardized labeling information on beer, wine and distilled spirits products and providing the government...

2009-02-27 10:10:00

News Conference on Tuesday, March 3 in Annapolis WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of legislation that would require nutrition information on chain restaurant menus and menu boards in Maryland will hold a news conference at noon on Tuesday in Annapolis, Md.

2009-02-02 10:47:59

The Center for Science in the Public Interest is urging Pennsylvania's governor to ignore a recommendation opposing banning artificial trans fat in foods. A task force recommended Pennsylvania Gov.

2009-01-15 12:37:00

vitamins + water + sugar + hype = soda - bubbles WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-01-15 16:16:09

The consumer group Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) announced on Thursday that it had filed a class action lawsuit against Coca-Cola Co., saying the company is making deceptive health claims about its Vitaminwater products.

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