The debate on the link between soda intake and obesity stays in the national conversation with...

|By:, SA News Editor

The debate on the link between soda intake and obesity stays in the national conversation with new pieces out in medical journals that find corporate social responsibility campaigns from beverage giants Coca-Cola (KO +0.4%) and PepsiCo (PEP -0.4%) serve more to shift blame to consumers than provide a public service. Despite all the sound and fury over the last month after NYC Mayor Bloomberg kickstarted the discussion, sales figures from soda companies are reportedly as strong as ever.