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Thinking Forward: The Quicksand of Appeasing the Food Industry

  • Kelly D. Brownell mail

    Affiliation: Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

  • Published: July 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001254

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International Diabetes Federation Partners with Nestle

Posted by nigelunwin on 04 Jul 2012 at 01:34 GMT

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF), whose mission includes the prevention of diabetes, recently partnered with Nestle. Kelly Brownwell's analysis, and others in this excellent series, indicates all too clearly that far from promoting the prevention of diabetes, IDF are complicit in promoting the interests of a transnational giant whose current commercial interests are the antithesis of better public health.

No competing interests declared.