10
Dec

Yoni Freedhoff, a doctor and professor at the University of Ottawa, was uninvited to a food industry breakfast three days before it was slated to happen. So he changed his schedule, cancelled his classes and moved his patients, and wrote up a speech. Shortly thereafter, he was un-invited, perhaps because his views would not agree with those of his hosts. So, instead of presenting his talk to the food industry he made a video of it and posted it to his Weighty Matters blog, in which he writes about all things food and obesity. In the video he discusses “what the food industry can do to improve public health, why they’re not going to do it and what we can do about it.”

The rant goes after the advertising of misleading, “healthy”-seeming products.It’s less than 15 minutes long and may be seen below…