Congress to Kids: Drop Dead

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Michele Simon

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Appetite for Profit Blog

Publication Date: 

December 17, 2011

Congress is requiring the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a cost/benefit analysis before finalizing a report that would provide the food industry with science-based, voluntary nutrition guidelines for marketing to children. The article includes an examination of how congress recurrently puts corporate interests ahead of children’s health.

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