FoodChallenge Corporate Abuse of Our Food

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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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Featured Action

Tell CEO Steve Easterbrook: Stop marketing junk food to children!

McDonald’s wants us to believe it’s modern and progressive -- without making any of the necessary changes to earn that description. That’s why we’re challenging McDonald’s power at the very heart of its global corporate operation today at its annual shareholders' meeting.

Stand with us today and tell McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook to stop marketing McDonald’s junk food to children.


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McDonald's is often blamed for making our children fat. Some groups are calling for Ronald McDonald's head -- or at least, the clown's retirement. Shareholders, meanwhile, asked the company during the recent annual meeting to assess its policy on childhood obesity.
May 27, 2011
Deborah Lapidus, Campaign Director
Today we are here at the Greater Humboldt Park Community Diabetes Empowerment Center on the eve of McDonald’s annual shareholders’ meeting to announce a national initiative, led by health professionals and institutions, urging the burger giant to stop marketing junk food to children.
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?…


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