Filed Under: Snacks

Trafficking In Food Porn

For years, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has used its newsletter to volley broadside attacks at food producers who make tasty and convenient foods and snacks, vilifying these popular consumer choices as “food porn.” Now CSPI is elevating this ridiculous rhetoric to a media campaign, complaining in The Ottawa Citizen that people “just find it increasingly difficult to eat better,” because food producers are offering more food choices. So are we to assume choice is bad? (“Companies roll out high-fat ‘food porn,'” The Ottawa Citizen, 5/9/00.)

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