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Back Story behind American Food Pyramid – Have we been pawns to big industry?

18 Jun

Can you imagine the businesses below involved in our school’s lunch programs?

Not surprisingly, the school lunch program is equally rife with conflicts of interest with the food industry. For example, the School Nutrition Association (SNA)23 is an association of food professionals who describe themselves as “providing high-quality, low-cost meals to students across the country.” So who are these “food professionals” exactly? Would it surprise you to learn that SNA’s members include some of the largest junk food manufacturers? This includes:
•Domino’s Pizza
•General Mills
•Pizza Hut
•Sara Lee and others

Check out the whole story below


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