Defending Choice

Weisberg, Karen
May 2007
FoodService Director;5/15/2007, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p29
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the views of consumer freedom advocate Rick Berman on the politics of food. He describes the controversy caused by Berman when he criticized efforts by some organizations to educate the public about trans fats, caffeine, salt and other foods perceived as unhealthy. He claims that Berman is paid to represent corporate members of the food, beverage and restaurant industries. The author also cites the nonprofit organizations created by Berman.


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