food industry

0 Food & beverage industries undermining global health

Flickr, su-lin The ‘junk food’ industry is a major threat to global health, according to  study published in The Lancet and as reported by The Guardian, Reuters, the Independent and other news organizations. Makers of sugary drinks, high-caloric processed foods and other unhealthy food products are employing some of the…

0 WHO says it has not been bought off by the food and beverage industry

Flickr, su-lin A month ago, some investigative reporters at Reuters did a big expose article contending the World Health Organization had been compromised in its efforts to combat non-communicable diseases — aka NCDs like obesity, diabetes and heart disease — by allowing the food and beverage industry too much influence…