BATTLING BACK: Industry defends portion sizes

August 2002
FoodService Director;8/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p16
Trade Publication
Reports that the National Restaurant Association (NRA) is defending the foodservice industry in the U.S. against charges that large portion sizes at many eating places are contributing to the nation's growing obesity problem. Remarks from NRA on how to address the complex issue of obesity.


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