Quick Read: Soda Industry Says Vending Machines Will Show Calories

The Affordable Care Act includes a provision which requires many restaurants and vending machines to display calories. The soda industry has been under fire for its role in increasing obesity rates. Voters in Richmond are considering a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages and last month’s New York City banned sales of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces in many public venues.


As criticism over sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips.

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