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Consumer Watchdog (Food Industry Scientist) #1006209

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 01, 2011
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(Studio: George Stephanopoulos) Report introduced.

(New York: Dan Harris) The controversy over obesity researcher Dr. David Allison† and his view that studies have not linked sugar-sweetened soda to obesity examined; details given about his financing from the soda companies, the beverage association and other food companies. [University of North Carolina food researcher Barry POPKIN†- says the soda companies can cite Allison's articles; comments on his own industry offers.] A statement from the American Beverage Assn. denying that industry money taints scientific research quoted. Allison's refusal to answer the reporter's questions shown.

Stephanopoulos, George;
Harris, Dan

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