Food

USA Today: Room for Worry in New Study on College Weight Gain

The 'Freshman 15' reported more like the 'Freshman 8,' but reporter Nanci Hellmich focused on complaints from nutritionists about foods offered in college dining halls.

USA Today Hypes Risk of Bacteria in Packaged Produce

But reporter buried expert who said the industry does a 'superb' job of cleaning veggies.

Restaurants Left out of Stories on Trans Fat Ban

Network news ignored or downplayed criticism of New York City's proposed food regulation.

ABC Issues Stark Call for More Produce Regulation

Liberal leanings of CSPI, Democratic senator ignored in story favoring bigger government.

NY Times' Warner Shakes Fist at Salt

Reporter who slammed McDonald's Happy Meals and beer ads turns attention to sodium content in food.

NBC's Phillips Cites Psychologist Who Blames Advertising for Obesity

But the 'Dateline' excerpt left out that main source founded an organization dedicated to regulating advertising to children.

CBS Warns That 'Even One Bad Meal Can Hurt Your Body'

Network story on saturated fat is the media's latest entree in a menu of anti-fast food stories.

Food Food Everywhere, But Not a Bite to Eat

Washington Post reporter complains about supermarkets, citing a critic who thinks Americans spend too little and eat too much.

Networks Serve as Deputy for Food Police

Anti-food-industry group has more food stories on network news than official government agency dedicated to nutrition.

CNN Puts Food Police on Patrol in the Grocery Aisle

'American Morning' features anti-food industry Nestle as it scolds shoppers on processed foods.
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