Weighing obesity

Mctaggart, Jenny
July 2003
Progressive Grocer;7/1/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 10, p22
Trade Publication
Discusses the impact of consumer concerns about obesity on the food industry in the U.S. Information on the proposed measures to address obesity among U.S. people; Actions taken by food companies to promote healthy eating; Role of supermarkets in nutrition education.


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