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Food-Related Diseases

West Contra Costa School District Takes First Step Toward Fresh, Local Food Service [caption id="attachment_2440" align="alignright" width="335"] More than 70% of students said they “really...

February 27, 2017

By Carey Gillam A veteran leader within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced her immediate departure from the agency on Thursday, two days after it came to light that she...

July 1, 2016

This article was first published by Huffington Post.  By Carey Gillam  It’s been a rough year for Big Soda, sellers of those sugary soft drinks that kids (and adults) love to...

June 29, 2016

The International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that claims to “provide science that improves human health and well-being and safeguards the environment,”...

June 28, 2016

During the investigation and subsequent collapse of the Coca-Cola front group Global Energy Balance Network, the New York Times and Associated Press discovered that prominent university professors...

December 14, 2015

[Update: See our fact sheet with the most recent science on aspartame's links to weight gain] News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary...

October 14, 2015

By Gail Sullivan Recent efforts to raise awareness about the adverse health effects of sugar prompt an important question: Are so-called "diet" drinks a good alternative? Campaigns to pass a...

July 25, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 1, 2015                           For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Is Coke Illegally Claiming...

July 1, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release:  Wednesday, May 20, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350 Is It Accurate to Call a Soda “Diet,” Consumer Group Asks Soda...

May 20, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release: Friday, April 24, 2015 For More Information Contact: Gary Ruskin (415) 944-7350  Pepsi Dumps Aspartame But Question Looms: Can Soda Be Called...

April 24, 2015