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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

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Corporate Accountability International Olympics Sochi  Patrick Chan
What do fat-filled hamburgers, greasy French fries and excessively sugary beverages have to do with an international event the showcases athletic achievement and dedication to physical activity? That is the question being posed by a consortium of health advocates who say it’s time for the Olympics to be held to account for its close ties to companies that market unhealthy products. Their criticisms are aimed squarely at athletes who take sponsorship money from McDonald’s, including star figure skater Patrick Chan and hockey player Drew Doughty.
Coalition makes case against McDonald’s advertising hypocrisy; underlines harm to young fans …
Michele Simon, JD, MPH
Written by Michele Simon and Saru Jayaraman. Food movement leaders tend to stick to their specific issues, whether it’s advocating for healthy food, fighting for workers’ rights or curbing marketing to children. For each of these issues, there are numerous food corporations that need to change. But there is one organization that conveniently provides us with one giant target for all of them: the National Restaurant Association.

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