Examples of Food Industry Front Groups - Eat Drink Politics
Below are some examples of food industry front groups. These are organizations that claim to represent farmers, consumers, or some other sympathetic constituency but in fact are funded by powerful industry lobbyists and corporations.
Corporate Watch : Food & Drink Federation : Influence/Lobbying
The FDF is a corporate-controlled lobby group which promotes corporate interests in three ways.
Food & Beverage - Open Source
The food and beverage industry includes restaurants, bars, caterers, soft drink and juice companies, and candy manufacturers. Well-known companies such as McDonalds, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo all belong to this industry.
Food Politics - Lobbies
A new study in PLoS Medicine provides documentary evidence of sugar industry manipulation of research on dental caries in the 1960s and 1970s.
Politicians Should Stand Up To The Sugar Lobby - Observer Editorial - The Guardian
Observer editorial: The food and drinks industries need swift and competent regulation.
Laid Bare, The Lobbying Campaign That Won The Food Labelling Battle - The Independent
The lobbying carried out by food manufacturers to block a European-wide food labelling system backed by doctors is laid bare in a series of private emails published today by The Independent.
The 10 Most Powerful Food Lobbies and How They Decide What's on Your Plate - Pate Dawson Company
Anyone who was in grade school in the 90s remembers seeing the USDA's food pyramid appear on the walls of health class, science rooms, and cafeterias. What the pyramid was supposed to represent was a healthy, balanced diet per the United States Department of Agriculture's carefully planned and executed guidelines.
More Milk In School Cafeterias? Lobbyists, Lawmakers Want Students To Consume More Dairy Under Proposed Nutrition Standards Law - IB Times
Reps. Glenn "GT" Thompson, R-Penn., and Joe Courtney, D-Conn., introduced the School Milk Nutrition Act of 2015.