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Fat and Food Industry

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Fat and Food Industry

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Fat and Food Industry

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Fruit in a McDonald's Happy Meal? Cheetos without the trans-fatty acids? Can you really have junk food without the junk? The food industry is under pressure to get fit.

Guests:

Barry Popkin
*Economist and professor of nutrition in the School of Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill

Gene Grabowski
*Vice president of communications and marketing at the Grocery Manufacturers of America

Mark Cotter
*Senior vice president at The Food Group (marketing and advertising consultants for the food industry — manufacturers and operators)

Mitch McConnell
*U.S. Senator (R-KY)