As explained in this Huff-Po story . . .
As criticism over sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper
are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right
at your fingertips.The move comes ahead of a new [federal] regulation that would require
restaurant chains and vending machines to post calorie information as
early as next year, although the timetable and specifics for complying
with that requirement are still being worked out.
This follows the New York City Board of Health's final approval of NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on the sale of large-sized sugary drinks.