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From seed to plate, our food system is broken.

Global food corporations threaten our environment, food sovereignty and health. We protect our children from the epidemic of diet-related disease, striving to create a more sustainable future by challenging the corporate abuse of our food system. Learn More

In the U.S., one in three children born in the year 2000 are predicted to develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime.

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Tell McDonald's: Stop Marketing Junk Food to Kids

Join tens of thousands of people around the world calling on McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to end the burger giant's predatory marketing to our kids.

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What's New
May 19, 2011
Dr. Don Zeigler
McDonald’s has made every effort to appear to be doing the right thing by children’s health. As early as 2006, McDonald’s implicitly acknowledged the marketing of junk food to young people was wrong by pledging to voluntarily reduce it.
May 19, 2011
Hundreds of doctors are backing a campaign urging McDonald's to retire their iconic clown. NBC's Brian Williams reports.
This week an open letter to McDonald's signed by 550 health professionals appears in full-page ads in newspapers across the country. Their message? Real simple: "Stop making the next generation sick--retire Ronald and the rest of your junk food marketing to kids," said signer Dr. Steven K. Rothschild, Associate Professor of Preventative Medicine at Rush Medical College.

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