Public Health

This Nestlé campaign helped raise awareness of the consequences of iron deficiency (like anaemia) in the Philippines from 19% to 65% in one year

Special edition: Battling malnutrition. Exclusive with Nestlé head of public health nutrition

Nestlé: Profit is not a dirty word in the race against global malnutrition

By Shane STARLING

Commercial and public health gain needn’t be opposed bedfellows in the battle against malnutrition among the world’s poorest people, says the chief of public health nutrition at the world’s biggest food firm.

“A congress like this is a stimulus for organisations to reassess recommendations...”

Academic: "Anybody who thinks the world’s malnutrition problems are going to be solved without industry is dreaming."

Time for a vitamin E intake rethink? Emerging data builds argument

By Shane Starling from the 3rd World Congress of Public Health Nutrition in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria

Emerging research linking vitamin E deficiency with increased risk of Alzheimer’s, miscarriages and fatty liver disease can contribute to an ongoing debate around recommended intakes, a nutrition congress was told yesterday.

Former Altria exec Steven Parrish: “When it came time to resolve the tobacco litigation, we couldn’t just sit in a room and say, ‘how much money do you want?. A lot had nothing to do with money. It had to do with reining the industry in.

Insights from Perrin Conferences

Is Big Food the new tobacco?

By Maggie Hennessy

As the class-action lawsuits pile up amid growing public health concerns over obesity and ongoing labeling debates, one has to wonder: Is Big Food going the way of Big Tobacco? And who should regulate food and beverage industry marketing? Companies, government...

Dr Ian Williams spoke to us at the GFSC 2013. Picture courtesy of the CDC

Global Food Safety Conference 2013 in Barcelona

Co-ordination is vital in food safety, says CDC expert

By Joe Whitworth

Co-ordinating food safety between the different agencies and states is “the big challenge”, according to the chief of outbreak response and prevention at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Coca-Cola Company says it provides 180 low and no-calorie beverage choices

COMING TOGETHER OR FALLING APART? COKE'S ANTI-OBESITY ADVERT DIVIDES OPINION

Academic Nestle slams Coke for ‘astonishing chutzpah’ on obesity

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Leading food nutrition academic Marion Nestle tells BeverageDaily.com that she considers Coke’s new anti-obesity advertising drive ‘Coming Together’ an ‘astonishing act of chutzpah’.

Nation's bulging waistline is a food industry issue

Nation's bulging waistline is a food industry issue

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Americans are getting fatter – and it’s not just the individual that needs a health check, according to a new IOM report. Like it or not, this health crisis has plenty of implications for the food industry.

MA governor proposes taxing soda and candy

MA governor proposes taxing soda and candy

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick has proposed eliminating a sales tax exemption on soda and candy in the state as part of the state’s 2013 budget, and plough extra taxes raised into public health programs.

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