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YIKES Coca-Cola Linked to Woman’s Death Scott Olson / Getty Images

Coca-Cola Linked to Woman’s Death

Where was the Coke intervention team?! Drinking as much as two and a half gallons of Coca-Cola a day caused a 30-year-old New Zealand mother of eight myriad health problems, including rotten teeth, withdrawal symptoms, and fatal cardiac arrest three years ago linked to excessive consumption of the sugary soda. The soft-drink company insists her death can’t be definitively linked to guzzling the fizzy beverage, but a coroner’s report released today says just that, and asked that the company add clearer health warning labels on its packaging.

February 12, 2013 12:22 PM