US food industry battles against regulation

Amid a growing obesity crisis, the food and drink industry is using its deep pockets to fight health regulations.

    Powerful lobby groups are getting in the way of efforts to combat a growing obesity crisis in the United States.

    As part of its series on the epidemic, Al Jazeera is examines the multi-billion dollar food and drink industry.

    Companies are fighting off better regulation with a powerful weapon: their deep pockets.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington DC.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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