Tobacco companies were hobbled, now Big Food companies need to be

Those who ignore history are doomed to re-eat it: Civil Eats managing editor Paula Crossfield connects the dots that show how America is a slave of Big Food much as it once was to Big Tobacco. The alarm bells are ringing — obesity rates, contaminated food, spiraling healthcare. "It is time to regulate Big Food by changing the culture in Washington that allowed it to proliferate," she writes, and she has a few good ideas of how to go about it. (Civil Eats)

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