Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Food/Diet/Obesity 1,987 headlines found

19 Views

[Florida] Trials Group Of The Year: Jones Day ($$)

for promoting Star’s tobacco-based dietary supplements....won the majority of cases tried against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., including two wins — in Rounds v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co and Coursey v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. — that came back from the jury
Law360
added Jan 24, 2017 17:37
19 Views

Hiring Discrimination for Smokers, Obese Rejected in U.S.

Fewer than one in eight Americans, 12%, say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire people because they are significantly overweight. Similarly, 14% of Americans say companies should be allowed to refuse to hire smokers.
Gallup Organization
added Jul 22, 2014 16:06
19 Views

[Europe, UK] Imperial move suggests it may be developing a coffee habit ($$)

Nicotine patches, chocolate drinks, vitamins and coffee are not the typical wares you would expect a tobacco multinational to sell, but the owner of Gauloises cigarettes, Montecristo cigars and Rizla rolling papers is registering a brand name that would
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 19, 2013 12:13
19 Views

[UK] Junk science: food companies accused of using tobacco's tricks to protect profits

Global food and drink companies are using techniques pioneered by the tobacco industry to undermine public-health policies designed to combat obesity, diabetes and alcohol-related illnesses, a new study claims.
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 12, 2013 13:08
19 Views

KELLY: Coca-Cola, Big Tobacco, and Why the Personal Responsibility of the Consumer Should Not Be Allowed to Excuse Corporate Malfeasance

Sent by Brown & Williamson employee Merrell Williams, the picture the documents painted of the tobacco industry was devastating . . . Assisted by lobbyists, paid for politicians, and talk radio, tobacco companies drew a new picture where greedy trial lawy
The League of Ordinary Gentlemen (blog)
added Jan 19, 2013 22:20
19 Views

Vintage Camel Cigarettes Thanksgiving Ad Suggests Smoking After Every Course (PICTURE)

According to this vintage Camel ad uploaded by Flickr user SA_Steve, you'll need four to five cigarettes just to make it through your Turkey Day feast, because "Camel Cigarettes Aid With Your Thanksgiving Digestion!"
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 21, 2012 16:50
19 Views

[UK] How gargling lemonade could help smokers to quit the habit

They found that the interaction of sugar (known as glucose) on the tongue boosts attention as well as energy and can improve self control. This could help keep smokers away from the cigarettes at least in the short-term.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2012 13:00
19 Views

Lawyers of Big Tobacco Lawsuits Take Aim at Food Industry

Don Barrett is among a group of lawyers taking on food companies over what they say are mislabeled products and ingredients that mislead consumers.
New York Times
added Aug 20, 2012 02:36
19 Views

Nicotine In Vegetables: 20 Pounds Of Eggplant Equivalent To 1 Cigarette

Click through the below slideshow for the amounts of nicotine in other everyday vegetables.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 14, 2012 21:02
18 Views

Australia a smoke-free nation by 2025, next are sugary drinks

The rate of smoking will soon be nothing more than a statistical rounding error. But health campaigners are switching their attention to other targets.
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:47
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines