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Eat Drink Politics

Is It Wrong to Market Even Healthy Food to Kids?

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Parents
Bettina Elias Siegel

No amount of legislation could entirely insulate children from food advertising in today's world, where even the inside of the bathroom stall is now considered fair game for marketers.

Is the Dietitians' Trade Group in Bed With the Junk Food Industry?

Ocean Robbins | Posted 04.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Ocean Robbins

Could there be any connection between the millions of dollars in sponsorship the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receives from junk food manufacturers, and a seeming lack of initiative on behalf of the public welfare?

Nine Big Companies That Love Food Stamps

Posted 09.12.2012 | Business

Food stamps help millions of Americans feed themselves and their families, but they also help major companies boost their bottom lines. Kraft’s ...

Should Food Stamps Be Used For Junk Food?

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Los Angeles

* Report stokes debate over goal of food stamp program * Comes shortly after a call to ban supersized drinks in NYC * Cr...