“Big Sugar’s campaign may have started in the sixties , but we are still paying for it today.”

Revelations that the sugar industry funded science to suit its aims serve as a reminder of big companies’ willingness to push aside inconvenient information in pursuit of their economic interests.

“The sugar industry … wasn’t interested in creating uncertainty. It explicitly sought to villianize fat, and to place sole blame on it for coronary heart disease.”

Unfortunately the governments of the day and since then have ‘swallowed’ that research/advice/guidelines and we are now sicker as a result.