Learn at the Big Sugar Summit how Big Sugar contributes to costs that individuals and families bear related to public health and diet. Here's is what Responsiblefoods.org has to say:
The global food system should confer societal wellness. Both are in a tailspin. Childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes are ravaging families and communities worldwide.Don't miss this event!
Who is responsible? The processed food industry says, “Simply eat less and exercise more.” They say consumers are to blame. But the science doesn’t support this myth. Because in order for us to be “responsible,” we need knowledge, we need access, and we need affordable food.
The processed food industry has saturated our environment with consumable chemicals that are making us sick. Childhood obesity has become tragically common while the processed food industry generates $450 billion annually.
75% of health care costs are for preventable, diet-related illness, costing $1.4 trillion a year. A crisis of this magnitude demands a public response that involves scientific research, nutrition education, and changes in public policy and law.