ILSI yiFood Industry Front Group, Iziphakamiso Ezintsha Zokufunda

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Izindaba Release

Ukukhishwa Ngokushesha: NgeSonto, Meyi 17th 2020 ngo-8pm EDT
Ukuze uthole olunye ulwazi lokuxhumana: UGary Ruskin +1 415 944 7350

Iqembu elinamandla elingenzi nzuzo emhlabeni jikelele i-International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) lithi inhloso yalo “ukwenza ngcono inhlalakahle yomphakathi wonkana,” kodwa ucwaningo olushicilelwe namhlanje ku-Public Health Nutrition ungeza ubufakazi bokuthi, empeleni, iyiqembu eliphambili lezimboni zokudla.

Ucwaningo, olususelwa emibhalweni etholwe yi-US Right to Know ngezicelo zamarekhodi womphakathi, luveze “iphethini yokusebenza lapho i-ILSI ifuna ukuxhaphaza ukuthembeka kososayensi kanye nezifundiswa ukuqinisa izikhundla ezimbonini kanye nokukhuthaza okuqukethwe okusungulwe umkhakha emihlanganweni yayo, iphephabhuku, neminye imisebenzi. ”

"I-ILSI icashile ngoba bathi basebenzela impilo uma bevikela imboni yokudla nenzuzo yayo," kusho uGary Ruskin, umqondisi omkhulu we-US Right to Know, iqembu labathengi nelomphakathi. "Emhlabeni jikelele, i-ILSI iyisizinda sokuvikela umkhiqizo embonini yezokudla, ukugcina abathengi bethenga ukudla okucutshungulwe kakhulu, iziphuzo ezinoshukela nokunye ukudla okungenamsoco okukhuthaza ukukhuluphala, uhlobo lwesibili sikashukela nezinye izifo."

Ucwaningo luveza ukuthi i-ILSI izikhuthaza kanjani izintshisekelo zezimboni zokudla nezolimo, kufaka phakathi:

  • Indima ye-ILSI ekuvikeleni izithako zokudla ezinempikiswano nokucindezela imibono engathandeki embonini;
  • ukuthi izinkampani ezifana neCoca-Cola zingabeka iminikelo ku-ILSI ezinhlelweni ezithile; futhi,
  • i-ILSI izisebenzisa kanjani izifundiswa ngegunya labo kepha ivumela imboni ithonya elifihliwe ezincwadini zabo.

Ocwaningweni, ababambisene naye "bafuna ukuthi i-ILSI ibonwe njengebhizinisi elizimele kunenkampani ezimele engenzi nzuzo yesayensi."

Ucwaningo luphinde lwembule imininingwane emisha yokuthi yiziphi izinkampani ezixhasa i-ILSI namagatsha ayo. Ngokwesibonelo:

  • Uhlaka lwe-ILSI eNyakatho Melika lwango-2016 IRS form 990 lukhombisa umnikelo ongu- $ 317,827 ovela kwaPepsiCo, iminikelo emikhulu kune- $ 200,000 evela kwaMars, eCoca-Cola naseMondelez, neminikelo engaphezu kuka- $ 100,000 evela kwaGeneral Mills, Nestle, Kellogg, Hershey, Kraft, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group , Starbucks Coffee, Cargill, Unilever neCampbell Soup.
  • Okusalungiswa kwe-ILSI 2013 Internal Revenue Service form 990 kukhombisa ukuthi ithole ama- $ 337,000 from Coca-Cola, and more than $ 100,000 ngamunye from Monsanto, Syngenta, Dow AgroSciences, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Bayer Crop Science and BASF.
  • Ku-2012, i-ILSI ithole imali engama- $ 528,500 evela ku-CropLife International, imali engu- $ 500,000 evela eMonsanto, ne- $ 163,500 evela kwaCoca-Cola.

Muva nje, kube negagasi lomsebenzi wokuphenya ku-ILSI kanye nomthelela wayo emhlabeni jikelele. NgoJanuwari odlule, amaphepha amabili kaHarvard Professor Susan Greenhalgh, e iBMJ futhi Ijenali Yenqubomgomo Yezempilo Yomphakathi, iveze ithonya le-ILSI kuhulumeni waseChina maqondana nezinkinga ezihlobene nokukhuluphala. NgoJuni odlule, ababhali ababambisene nabo bocwaningo lwanamuhla bakhiphe i- isifundo sangaphambilini nge-ILSI kumagazini i-Globalization and Health. NgoSepthemba odlule, i-New York Times ishicilele udaba olumayelana ne-ILSI, olubizwa ngokuthi I-Shadowy Industry Group Yakha Inqubomgomo Yokudla Emhlabeni Wonke. Ngo-Ephreli, i-nonprofit Corporate Accountability yakhipha umbiko nge-ILSI osihloko sithi “Ukubambisana kwePlanethi engenampilo. "

I-ILSI ifakwe njengenhlangano engenzi nzuzo engu-501 (c) (3), ezinze eWashington DC. Yasungulwa e1978 ngu-Alex Malaspina, owayeyiphini likamongameli omkhulu weCoca-Cola. Inamagatsha ayi-17 akhiwe emhlabeni wonke.

Isihloko socwaningo kwi-Public Health Nutrition sithi “Ukuphusha ubambiswano: ithonya lenkampani ocwaningweni nakwinqubomgomo nge-International Life Sciences Institute. ” Yabhalwa ngokubambisana nguSarah Steele, ophethe ucwaningo oluphakeme e-Jesus College nase-University of Cambridge; UGary Ruskin, umqondisi omkhulu we-US Right to Know; futhi, uDavid Stuckler, uprofesa eBocconi University.

Imibhalo evela ocwaningweni iyatholakala ku- Ingobo yomlando Yemibhalo Yezimboni Zokudla we Umtapo Wezincwadi Wezimboni ze-UCSF, In the Iqoqo le-USRTK Yezimboni Zokudla, kanye ne Ingobo yomlando Yemibhalo Yezimboni Zamakhemikhali, In the Iqoqo lezolimo le-USRTK.

Ukuthola eminye imininingwane nge-ILSI, bona i- Ishidi lamaqiniso le-US Right to Know Mayelana nakho. Ukuthola eminye imininingwane nge-US Right to Know, bheka amaphepha ethu ezifundo ku https://usrtk.org/academic-work/. Ngemininingwane ejwayelekile, bheka usrtk.org.

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