TITLE

UN summit urges more accountability within food and beverage industry

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Paul Christopher
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/18/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 15, pE1101
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the urge for holding food and beverage industry accountable in the efforts against noncommunicable diseases by the United Nations (UN) summit in New York City. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon mentions the needs of more responsible marketing of processed food, as noncommunicable diseases turns higher in developed world with the shift toward processed foods. It adds that international community needs to put pressure on food industry to pass laws related to processed foods.
ACCESSION #
67100222

 

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