FACT: National conferences harshly criticized by nutrition leaders and media.
The ADA’s recent Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo has been lambasted by media and nutrition leaders as a “corporate takeover by Big Food.”
“Is the American Dietetic Association Attempting to Limit Market Competition in Nutrition Counseling?Forbes.com(2012) Michael Ellsberg.
“Pesticides Are Good for You, Big Food’s Co-optation of Nutrition Professionals.” Food Safety News.com (2011) Michele Simon.
“Big Food exerts unhealthy influence on America’s nutritionists.” Grist.org (2011) Clare Leschin-Hoar.
“OK. Time to talk about the American Dietetic Association’s alliances with food companies.” Food Politics (2008) Marion Nestle.