New York Times Examines American Nonprofit Involved In Government Health, Nutrition Policy Worldwide
New York Times: A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World
“…[T]he International Life Sciences Institute [is] an American nonprofit with an innocuous sounding name that has been quietly infiltrating government health and nutrition bodies around the world. Created four decades ago by a top Coca-Cola executive, the institute now has branches in 17 countries. It is almost entirely funded by Goliaths of the agribusiness, food, and pharmaceutical industries. … The organization rejects allegations that it works to advance the interests of its corporate members…” (Jacobs, 9/16).
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