A group of registered dietitians has taken to Facebook to protest their professional organization’s more and more intimate relationships with “Big Food”. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics often counts on funding from ConAgra, Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s and other large corporations for its conferences and training.
I don’t necessarily think this is a new trend; many professional organizations need to follow the funding to keep afloat, especially in today’s day and age. Do you think it’s a conflict of interest?
Chew on This: Is Big Biz influencing dietitians? – San Antonio Express-News.