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New report: Big Food vs. Public Health During the Pandemic

11 days ago   |   By Food Politics

Here's a new must-read report:
This is a thorough and carefully done analysis of the ways in which Big Food companies took advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic as a marketing opportunity. The report gives more than 40 specific examples of corporate:
● Nutri-washing: Coupling “solidarity actions” with aggressive marketing of junk food and sugary drink brands, which helped polish corporate images
● Positioning ultra-processed food and drinks as “essential products” when they are not healthy foods
● Playing both sides: Carrying out philanthropic actions while actively lobbying against healthy...
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