News tagged with food policy

Tobacco companies are not public health stakeholders

When assessing information presented by the tobacco industry, the US regulator, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and regulatory bodies in other countries, should be aware that they are dealing with companies with a ...

May 28, 2013
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Most Americans oppose soda, candy taxes

(HealthDay)—Most U.S. adults aren't sweet on the idea of soda and candy taxes, and many doubt the bigger price tags would trim the national waistline.

Apr 25, 2013
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Banning food ads targeted at kids

Researchers from the University of Alberta are leading a charge among Canada's obesity experts and calling on the federal government to ban food and beverage ads that target children.

Mar 21, 2013
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Are 'food addicts' stigmatized?

(Medical Xpress)—In the first studies to examine what the public thinks about people with an addiction to food, researchers at the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale found that while this addiction is less vulnerable ...

Feb 06, 2013
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