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USRTK IN THE NEWS
New C.D.C. Chief Saw Coca-Cola as Ally in Obesity Fight
Sheila Kaplan , New York Times , July 22, 2017
Keith Kloor’s Endearing Love Affair With GMOs
Paul Thacker, Huffington Post, July 19, 2017
The CDC’s Ties to Coca Cola Go Deeper Than Its New Director
Jesse Hirsch, The New Food Economy, July 11, 2017
Flacking for GMOs: How the Biotech Industry Cultivates Positive Media—and Discourages Criticism
Paul Thacker, The Progressive, June 11, 2017
Trump’s New CDC Chief Championed Partnership with Coca-Cola to Solve Childhood Obesity
Lee Fang, The Intercept, July 8, 2017
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Our food system is not safe. America's epidemic of food-related diseases — obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, some types of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease — is the logical result of a food system that prioritizes profits over health.
How our food is produced and regulated, what it contains, and how it impacts our health are among many questions the food industry needs to do a better job answering.
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