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In battle of bulge, soda firms defend against warning

By Raja Mishra
Globe Staff / November 28, 2004

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With the federal government considering its first-ever warning that soft drinks can cause unhealthy weight gain, soda companies -- longtime icons of the US food industry -- are finding themselves increasingly on the defensive, lobbying federal officials against the warning and publicly arguing with the growing number of nutrition specialists who say the fizzy, sugary beverages play a major role ... (Full article: 1230 words)

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