Feb 18, 2013 Makers of aged bourbon didn't anticipate a surge in popularity in both the U.S. and overseas, so whiskey distilled years ago is running short. Maker's Mark chose to add water to make its bourbon go further.
Jan 15, 2013 Sugared drinks are under attack for contributing to obesity, especially among children. Coke's new campaign acknowledges the concern.
Dec 25, 2012 Distillery stocks in China tumble this week after the government announced a ban on high priced spirits at state events.
Dec 20, 2012 Basketball great Shaquille O'Neal puts his big name on a new brand of vodka.
Nov 28, 2012 Faced with the costs of alcoholism and alcohol-related crime, Britain's government wants to introduce a mandatory minimum price for alcohol. Cheap drink is believed to cost the country billions of dollars each year.
Oct 29, 2012 More than 10 percent of the world's population is malnourished, but an even larger proportion is overweight. Greece has one of the highest rates of child obesity, despite having one of the world's healthiest cuisines.
Sep 27, 2012 A new study finds African-Americans aged 12-20 are exposed to more alcohol advertising than American young people in general
Sep 7, 2012 Schools in San Antonio found that when they replaced fatty foods on their lunch menu with healthier options, they sold more lunches and made more money.
Jul 19, 2012 A new study in the journal Lancet says lack of exercise now causes as many deaths as smoking. And according to the latest figures, obesity costs Americans about $200 billion a year in medical expenses. So perhaps it makes sense that for the first time, Americans polled by Gallup see obesity as a bigger problem than smoking or alcohol consumption.
Jul 9, 2012 International Olympic Committee president Jacque Rogge is in a sticky spot. Asked whether he sees any problem with having McDonald's and Coke sponsor the world's biggest exposition of physical fitness, he admitted there could be issues with it.