A New York judge says Coca-Cola is confusing consumers by trying to evoke a healthful image for its sugary "vitaminwater" beverages with flavors like "defense" and "revive." Maybe the FDA frowns on labels that depict wholesome food not actually in the package.
Under fire by food advocates for using free toys to market Happy Meals to young children, McDonald's has responded to a threatened lawsuit with the argument that parents know best what's good for their kids.
McDonald's may be forced to defend itself on a new battlefront in the war against obesity. The Center for Science in the Public Interest says it'll sue unless McDonald's stops using toys to promote Happy Meals.