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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.
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2013 10:04

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.

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