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PloS Medicine series on ‘big food.’

The journal, PloS Medicine has published its latest issue which focuses on ‘big food’ – a series of 7 articles that examine the activities and influence of the food and beverage industry on health.

The series is guest edited by guest editors Marion Nestle of New York University and David Stuckler of Cambridge University, and together these papers represent a multidisciplinary approach to exploring the role in health of Big Food, which is defined as the multinational food and beverage industry with huge and concentrated market power.

The article titles are as follows - they are all  open access:

Big Food, Food Systems, and Global Health

Food Sovereignty: Power, Gender, and the Right to Food

The Impact of Transnational “Big Food” Companies on the South: A View from Brazil

Thinking Forward: The Quicksand of Appeasing the Food Industry

Soda and Tobacco Industry Corporate Social Responsibility Campaigns: How Do They Compare?

Manufacturing Epidemics: The Role of Global Producers in Increased Consumption of Unhealthy Commodities Including Processed Foods, Alcohol, and Tobacco

“Big Food,” the Consumer Food Environment, Health, and the Policy Response in South Africa

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11 Jul 2012
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