Sugar Industry Takes on the World Health Organization

Members of the sugar industry are trying to convince the U.S. government to pull its support from the World Health Organization. The sugar lobby is protesting a WHO guideline that recommends that sugar not account for more than 10 percent of one's daily caloric intake. Marion Nestle, author of Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health, joins guest host John Ydstie to discuss this sticky subject.


Marion Nestle
*Chair of the Nutrition and Food Studies Department at New York University
*Author of Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (University of California Press, 2002)

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