• How the Food Industry Uses Big Tobacco Tactics to Manipulate the Public

    13 days ago - By Eater

    Leaked documents have revealed companies like Coca-Cola suppress science to shape public opinion This story was originally published on Civil Eats .
    At a 2007 conference on the links between gum disease and diabetes, dentist Cristen Kearns was shocked to hear a keynote speaker describe Lipton Brisk sweet tea as a “healthy” drink. Knowing that the tea contained around 55 grams of sugar at the time, Kearns confronted him. “'There is no evidence linking sugar to chronic disease,'” she recalls him saying. The reply left her speechless.
    After the conference, Kearns, now a professor of dentistry...
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