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Friday, November 19, 2010

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This is extremely worrying. It is alarming that the companies responsible for increasing obesity levels will have the remit to combat it. With their bottom line being their only motivator how on earth is this compatible with public health? I thought the NHS were focusing on evidence base, the evidence so far for these corporations shows they cannot be trusted with our health.

The pharmaceutical and tobacco control industries have a monopoly on tobacco and cessation already, to the point of causing millions of deaths.

Involving vested interests to control other sectors is simply more of the same.

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