Coca-Cola Behind Organization Shifting Blame for Obesity Away From Their Products

Only the latest example of paid scientific advocacy making the world a safer place for corporations

On Sunday, the New York Times “Well” blog revealed that Coca-Cola invested $1.5m last year to found the Global Energy Balance Network. This non-profit organization’s raison d’être appears to be advocating the scientifically dubious contention that the worldwide obesity epidemic is caused more by lack of exercise than high caloric …