PLoS Medicine Series on Big Food: The Food Industry Is Ripe for Scrutiny

Published By: Plos Medicine on eSS | Published Date: June, 30 , 2012

A lay out of the background on the role of Big Food in global health, and offer three competing views of how public health professionals can respond. Subsequent articles include: a comparison of soda companies' corporate social responsibility campaigns with those of the tobacco industry; an analysis of the rapid rise of Big Food sales in developing countries; an essay on food sovereignty and who holds power over food; views from South America and Africa on the displacement of traditional diets by the incursion of multinational food companies; and a perspective arguing against an uncritical acceptance of the food industry in health. [Plos Medicine} URL:[http://www.plosmedicine.org/article/browseIssue.action].

Author(s): Plos medicine Editors | Posted on: Jul 02, 2012 | Views(1327) | Download (251)


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