The impact of transnational "big food" companies on the South: a view from Brazil

PLoS Med. 2012;9(7):e1001252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001252. Epub 2012 Jul 3.


In an article that forms part of the PLoS Medicine series on Big Food, Carlos Monteiro and Geoffrey Cannon provide a perspective from Brazil on the rise of multinational food companies and the displacement of traditional food systems, and offer suggestions for the public health response.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Brazil
  • Diet
  • Fast Foods
  • Food Industry*
  • Food*
  • Internationality*