Fast Food Retailers continue to introduce larger food offerings in spite of the government's dietary guidelines urging moderation, according to The Los Angeles Times.
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Editor's Insight: Foodservice retailers walk a tightrope between what sells and what is best for customers' health. Vending operators who have introduced wellness programs know this as well as anyone.
Reports such as this one in The Los Angeles Times paint the food industry as intentionally providing unhealthy food. This is irresponsible journalism that fails to offer meaningful solutions to a serious public health issue.
The government and the food industry both need to help educate consumers about health and nutrition. 02-04-11 Elliot Maras