Pepsi no longer to call Naked Juices 'natural'

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Friday, July 26, 2013

AP: PepsiCo Inc. says it will no longer label its Naked juices as being “all natural,” after a lawsuit complained that the drinks contain ingredients that don’t fit that bill.

The company, based in Purchase, N.Y., is also paying $9 million to settle the lawsuit.

In an emailed statement, the company said it uses “an added boost of vitamins” in some of the drinks. But a lawsuit filed against the company noted that the vitamins are actually synthetic ingredients, including a fiber made by Archer Daniels Midland.

 

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