The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a beverage retailer, manufacturer and marketer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. The company is best known for its flagship product Coca-Cola, invented by pharmacist John Stith Pemberton in 1886. The Coca-Cola formula and brand was bought in 1889 by Asa Candler who incorporated The Coca-Cola Company in 1892. Besides its namesake Coca-Cola beverage, Coca-Cola currently offers more than 500 brands in over 200 countries or territories and serves 1.6 billion servings each day.
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Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Coca-Cola Co
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Coca-Cola Co $15,270,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Food Industry,
- Health Issues,
- Beverage Industry,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Government Issues,
- Clean Air & Water
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.3202 Water Protection and Reinvestment Act of 2009 H.R.1324 Child Nutrition Promotion and School Lunch Protection Act of 2009 S.558 Labeling Education and Nutrition Act of 2009 H.R.1398 Labeling Education and Nutrition Act of 2009 H.R.2426 MEAL Act H.R.3590 Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009 H.R.3962 Affordable Health Care for America Act H.R.4213 Tax Extenders Act of 2009 S.510 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act S.3793 Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2010
RegulationsMentioned in 98 dockets; Submitted to 2 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Coca-Cola Co" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 16 USDA Task Force on Childhood Obesity 2010
- Toggle 12 EPA Draft Toxicological review of Menthanol: In Support of the Summary Information in the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) 2009
- Toggle 10 USCG Notice of Availability of Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Goethals Bridge Replacement Project 2009
- Toggle 6 NHTSA Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for New Medium and Heavy Duty Fuel Efficiency Improvement Program 2010
- Toggle 6 EPA Water Quality Standards for the State of Florida's Estuaries and Coastal Waters 2010
- Toggle 6 EPA Water Quality Standards for the State of Florida's Lakes and Flowing Waters 2009
- Toggle 5 EERE Energy Efficiency Program for Certain Commercial and Industrial Equipment: Test Procedures for Commercial Refrigeration Equipment 2010
- Toggle 5 FDA Revise Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) Affirmation Regulation for High Fructose Corn Syrup to Recognize "Corn Sugar" as an Alternate Common or Usual Name for High Fructose Corn Syrup-CLOSED 2010
- Toggle 5 EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles 2010
- Toggle 5 FWS 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List All Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) as Endagered 2010
Advisory Committees5 people on 6 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Coca-Cola Co" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle National Science Foundation 1 person on 1 committee