Look at Who Coca-cola Funded Over the Past 5 Years

Data shows American doctors’ groups and prestigious health-research institutions were among the top recipients of funding from Coca-Cola — the world’s largest soda producer — over the last five years. Below are the top 18. Soda companies like Coca-Cola have been seen as major contributors to the obesity epidemic. Full story: http://bit.ly/1L7ez
  1. 1.
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, coordinating multiple research centers
    $6,769,657
  2. 2.
    National Recreation and Park Association
    $5,917,320
  3. 3.
    University of South Carolina, South Carolina Research Foundation
    $5,427,000
  4. 4.
    Boys & Girls Clubs of America Triple Play Program
    $5,250,000
  5. 5.
    Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation
    $5,081,058
  6. 6.
    Don't Quit Foundation
    $4,500,000
  7. 7.
    American Academy of Family Physicians
    $3,550,000
  8. 8.
    American College of Cardiology
    $3,155,000
  9. 9.
    Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance
    $3,000,000
  10. 10.
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    $2,985,600
  11. 11.
    National Foundation for the Center for Disease Control
    $2,144,862
  12. 12.
    National Park Foundation
    $2,065,000
  13. 13.
    Emory Global Diabetes Research Center, Rollins School of Public Health
    $2,031,000
  14. 14.
    Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation
    $2,000,000
  15. 15.
    American Beverage Association
    $1,990,995
  16. 16.
    American Cancer Society
    $1,878,224
  17. 17.
    Foundation for the National Institutes of Health
    $1,750,490
  18. 18.
    Calorie Control Council
    $1,702,000