Candy, soda companies copy tactics from Big Tobacco

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By Dewey Caruthers, special to the Times


It really isn’t a surprise that candymakers and soda companies are funding so-called “research” that concludes their products are actually good for children and do not contribute to poor health.

As described in a recent Associated Press article, “How candymakers shape nutrition science,” one of the industry’s most powerful tactics is the funding of “nutrition research” designed to mislead consumer thinking about healthy eating…

— See full story at: http://www.tampabay.com/opinion/columns/column-candy-soda-companies-copy-tactics-from-big-tobacco/2280647

 

2016-12-04T22:11:08+00:00 Tuesday, June 7, 2016|

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