Coke Sued Over VitaminWater Claims

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has announced a class-action lawsuit against Coca-Cola over its VitaminWater line, on the grounds that it makes deceptive claims about the nutritional benefits of its drinks.

A spokesman for the consumer group told the Associated Press that, “It truly shocks the conscience that a company like Coke would try to keep customers by selling them a soft drink and telling them it’s a vitamin.” Umm, spokesman, have you seen Diet Coke Plus?

“Consumer Group Files Lawsuit Against Coke On VitaminWater” [CNN Money]
“Advocacy group sues Coca-Cola over VitaminWater” [AP]
(Photo: Sam Blackman)