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Food Inc

See: Food Corporations in charge of government nutritional policy

[2015] REVEALED: The 14 ingredients in McDonald's FRIES - including a petrol-based chemical and form of silicone found in Silly Putty

[2015 Oct] How thousands of dolphins die for your cheap tuna sarnie: 98% of canned fish sold by John West are caught by methods which indiscriminately kill other marine life  The hypocrisy is breathtaking — and the cruelty and suffering unimaginable. The Whale And Dolphin Conservation charity estimates that up to 300,000 dolphins die in nets each year.  As Susan Casey, author of a disturbing new book on the way we treat dolphins, says, there are many ‘piratical’ fishing operators, ‘none of whom give a damn about them’.

[2015 Feb] Research into obesity receives hundreds of thousands of pounds of funding from the junk food industry, report reveals

[2014 March] A lethally sweet relationship: An excoriating attack by a cardiologist on the cosy links between politicians and the food giants, whose refusal to cut sugar levels is causing countless deaths  The Food and Drink Federation, the industry lobby group, for instance, has had 16 meeting with ministers since the last election and an astonishing 99 with Government officials. By contrast, we in Action On Sugar have had just one, although a second, we’re told, is in the pipeline.

[2012 Feb] McDonald’s confirms that it’s no longer using ‘pink slime’ chemical in hamburgers

[ 2011 Dec] Florida’s Ag Gag Bill Reintroduced

[2011 July] Obesity charity paid £50k in secret by Coca-Cola to promote sweeteners

[2010 Nov] McDonald's and PepsiCo to help write UK health policy  The Department of Health is putting the fast food companies McDonald's and KFC and processed food and drink manufacturers such as PepsiCo, Kellogg's, Unilever, Mars and Diageo at the heart of writing government policy on obesity, alcohol and diet-related disease, the Guardian has learned.

[2010 Nov] Who is the government's health deal with big business really good for?

[2010 Oct] You want flies with that? McDonald's Happy Meal shows no sign of decomposing after SIX MONTHS

[2010 Feb] Soft Drink Consumption Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

[2007] Junk food 'makes teens depressed'

[Aug 2005] India: Everything Gets Worse With Coca-Cola

[TV and junk food--the results, 700,000 obese children.] Daily Mail April 3, 2006

Mc Donald's diet ruins mans health in 30 days.

[2004] Why the Government "just said no" to Less Sugar --Chris Gupta