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Apparently Coca-Cola has finally recovered from the new Coke disaster . . . Because they’re tempting fate again.

They just announced they’re killing off Coke Zero next month and replacing it with a new drink called Coca-Cola Zero Sugar.  The cans will look pretty much like traditional red Coke cans, but with the words “Zero Sugar” added.

But it’s not just the same stuff with a new name and new packaging . . . it’s also got a new formula and slightly different taste. They’re doing a lot to make sure this isn’t a repeat of the New Coke thing.  They spent five years researching it, and then tested it by replacing Coke Zero in 25 countries before bringing it here.

It’s still a risk though . . . and based on the reaction on social media yesterday, people aren’t thrilled with the idea. “Coke Zero” was trending pretty much all day on Twitter .