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The Food Pushers

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Science  12 Jul 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5579, pp. 198-199
DOI: 10.1126/science.1074485

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Food Politics How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health. Marion Nestle. University of California Press, Berkeley, 2002. 469 pp. $29.95, £19.95. ISBN 0-520-22465-5.

Nestle examines how U.S. food companies use political processes to counter regulations and dietary advice that may restrict their economically driven goal of convincing people to eat more of their products.