Big Food Industry Behind the Global Obesity Epidemic?

Big surprise! Investigative commission concludes in a report that the Big Food Industry has misused land, energy and other resources and helped shape laws, policies and health guidelines that have run counter to scientific evidence while producing empty calorie food.

 (From Bloomberg)

Three years in the making, the report echoed past indictments of sectors such as tobacco, alcohol, energy and firearms for using political clout to shape laws, policy and health guidelines. The 43-member panel pointed to food companies’ lobbying prowess as a reason for nutrition recommendations that sometimes have run counter to scientific evidence.