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Coca-Cola´s tax planning is international

Coca-Cola´s tax planning is international

Coca-Cola´s tax benefits start “at home”, pass through Brazil and concern the European Union By Moriti Neto and Guilherme Zocchio The British magazine Ethical Consumer, created by an independent group of researchers, activists and journalists, is headquartered in Manchester, England, since 1989. Its priority as a mission is to keep track of the “challenging corporate […]

The deep pockets of obesity science

The deep pockets of obesity science

How the ultra-processed food industry uses scientific research to undermine public policy, shift the focus and promote consumer habits “We really thought that it would be possible to reach a good solution,” said Simón Barquera. A few weeks before, we saw his name in connection with the Latin American Scientific Committee of the Choices International […]

Big Food occupies university seats in Brazil’s health regulation agency

Big Food occupies university seats in Brazil’s health regulation agency

Researchers aligned with the private sector act in groups that subsidize the formulation of public policies, succeeding in guaranteeing a majority for corporations. The federal body chooses to keep quiet The food industry occupies seats reserved for universities and research institutes in collegiums of Brazil’s health regulatory body. Although they have their own seats, the […]