By MICHAEL MOSS Published: February 20, 2013 On the evening of April 8, 1999, a long line of Town Cars and taxis pulled up to the Minneapolis headquarters of Pillsbury and discharged 11 men who controlled America’s largest food companies. Nestlé was in attendance, as were Kraft and Nabisco, General Mills and Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola and Mars. Rivals any other day, the C.E.O.’s and company presidents had come together for a rare, private meeting. On the agenda was one item: the emerging obesity epidemic and how to deal with it. While the atmosphere was cordial, the men assembled were hardly friends. Their stature was defined by their skill in fighting one another for what they called “stomach share” — the amount of digestive space that any one company’s brand can grab from the competition.
This has some good info, however if you do eat tuna, make sure it’s young tuna (Carvalho Tuna out of the Portland OR area provides this) because the old tuna are full of mercury. Also “beets” is misspelled as “beats” in the article and these MUST be organic. Most of the white sugar available in the US is made from GMO beets. That’s right. GMO sugar. Check the preview for “Genetic Roulette” on youtube.com: A chilling and importunate expose of Monsanto’s monster. The Huffington Post (huffingtonpost.com) –
Dr. John McDougall interviews Dr. Denis Burkitt a tad long at 40 minutes but witty and searingly insightful: http://youtu.be/GA1fkVLqhmE
http://youtu.be/t7wmPWTnDbE it’s short, humorous, and could save your life. Watch it now!