Coca-Cola Makes Global Pledge to Not Target Kids Under 12

Can new anti-obesity pledge reduce soda's fat image?

It hasn't been a great year for soda makers. Accused of being one of the major causes of obesity, food nutritionists have all but declared war via campaigns that mocked the Coca-Cola bears and pleas to Beyonce to turn down a lucrative marketing deal with Pepsi. And New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg almost succeeded in banning the sale of soft drinks over 16 ounces.