The food industry is no stranger to fake news, either. "An entire industry called “product defense,” created years ago by the tobacco industry, uses falsehoods and misdirection to protect companies from bad media and
Excellent write-up by our friends at HealthNewsReview.org on unnecessary scare tactics and the dangers of silencing the long-term health effects of medication. "This advertisement would be more balanced if it showed a
"A former advertising executive who spent two decades working with “big food” corporations has revealed how they are still working to persuade us to eat more sugar and junk food in spite of the obesity epidemic," The
"If you are working to improve public health and the environment in Africa, you need to know what your opponents are up to," University of Melbourne public health professor Rob Moodie writes in The Conversation. We
"More than 28,000 Illinois doctors accepted $74.1 million from pharmaceutical and medical device companies in 2016, excluding payments for research, according to a Tribune analysis of recently released federal data.
The sugar industry isn't facing its best moment right now. In her Food Politics blog, Dr. Marion Nestle shares some of The Hagstrom Report's notes from the recent International Sweetener Symposium. Highlights: *