Uncovered Coca-Cola Emails Expose 3 Ways Big Food Casts Doubt on Science, Endangering Public Health

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Daniel Ross, AlterNet, November 21, 2017

An email thread involving industry-backed food organizations and former Coca-Cola executives offers a rare window into the tactics food companies use to counter dietary warnings put forth by government health agencies when the warnings have the potential to damage the corporations’ bottom lines.

The emails, obtained by a Freedom of Information Act request, were exchanged between Michael Ernest Knowles and Alex Malaspina, both of whom have held prominent positions within Coca-Cola, and the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI), an industry-fronted food organization.

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