Not wanting to hijack a recent thread in which this statement was mentioned, I'm asking about it in this new thread. I collect soda bottles from all over the U.S. Several of them have various statements on them like the title of this thread. There are several variations, and not all the words are always included. The one common thing about these bottles is that they are all from either California or from states nearby California. However, I also have some bottles (of the same brand) from California and nearby states that do not have any of these statements on them. Bottles from other parts of the U.S. do not have any of these statements on them. I doubt that soda companies enjoy putting any of these statements on their bottles. I am assuming that such statements are on the bottles because of a law that's specific to California. I am also assuming that the effect of this law has a beginning point and an ending point in time. So my question is: what is this law called and when did its effect on soda bottle labeling start and end?