Sunday, January 30, 2011

Advancing Public Health Obesity Policy Through State Attorneys General

Jennifer Pomeranz and Kelly Brownell with the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity have authored "Advancing Public Health Obesity Policy Through State Attorneys General." The article refers to the role played by state attorneys general in public health policy on tobacco. They contend that attorney generals "can be leaders in formulating and effectuating obesity and food policy solutions." The article also takes note of recent actions by state attorney generals have taken regarding purported misleading labeling of food and beverage products.

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