Chris Hedges: Food Companies Distort the Science and Research Into What We Eat

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Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Oct 19, 2019

Host Chris Hedges talks to Marion Nestle, New York University professor of nutrition, on how food companies distort the science and research into what we eat.

In her book Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew The Science Of What We Eat, Nestle explains that the food industry follows the formula pioneered by the tobacco industry – cast doubt on the science, fund research to provide desired results, offer gifts and consulting arrangements to buy silence or loyalty, use front groups, promote self-regulation and personal responsibility, and use the courts to challenge critics and dismantle regulations.

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