Thinking forward: the quicksand of appeasing the food industry

PLoS Med. 2012;9(7):e1001254. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001254. Epub 2012 Jul 3.


In an article that forms part of the PLoS Medicine series on Big Food, Kelly Brownell offers a perspective on engaging with the food industry, and argues that governments and the public health community should be working for regulation, not collaboration.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Food Industry* / economics
  • Food Industry* / legislation & jurisprudence
  • Health Policy / economics
  • Humans
  • Obesity / epidemiology
  • Public Health / economics
  • Public Sector