An apple a day and eating your peas used to lead to good health. Now, according to major food manufacturers, they are “job killers” that will devastate the American economy.
The food lobby’s arguments are contradictory and wrong. They alternate between saying, on one hand, the voluntary marketing guidelines won’t make a difference in reducing obesity among American children while, on the other hand, they are unnecessary government intrusions into an industry that is already reducing its advertising to children. Which is it?