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Economists say sugar taxes likely to be effective

Debates on a proposed tax for sugar sweetened beverages in South Africa have reached fever pitch with the local food and beverage industry squaring up against the proposed sugary drinks tax expected to be implemented in April ...

Aug 30, 2016
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Do big food companies control nutrition research?

Corporations cozying up to researchers create massive conflicts of interest. It's an old story when the villain is a pharmaceutical company. But food companies need to make money too, and what better way than funding and ...

Jun 23, 2015
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Big Food and public health research

As an obesity researcher I have publicly grappled with the ethics of working with the food industry here on Obesity Panacea for several years.  Originally I had always leaned more towards the view of engaging with industry. ...

Aug 14, 2015
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