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PepsiCo To Support Obesity Campaign With New Drink Labels


PepsiCo has pledged its support for the White House’s new campaign to help combat childhood obesity.

The soft drinks beverage company will introduce a new labelling initiative to support Let’s Move.

First lady Michelle Obama, who is spearheading the launch of Let’s Move, was applauded by PepsiCo for her efforts to address national obesity.

Chairman and chief executive officer of PepsiCo Indra Nooyi said: “We have learned over the years there is no silver bullet to solve obesity.

“Major food companies such as PepsiCo are in a unique position to be leaders in health and wellness because of our resources, brands, research and development capabilities, consumer reach and logistics expertise.”

Earlier this month, PepsiCo awarded American footballer Drew Brees $100,000 (£63,938) from the Pepsi Refresh grant, which will be used to provide rooms for cancer patients and caregivers at the New Orleans-based Hope Lodge.

More than 500,000 fans decided that the Super Bowl quarterback’s cause was the most deserving of the mon

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