New York Hospital CEO Who Defended Vending Products Will Join City's Unhealthy Snack Ban

Oct. 2, 2012

Dr. Richard Becker, CEO of Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., has announced the center is actively working on a plan to follow the mayor's guidelines for snacks in the hospital vending machines that bans so-called "junk food," according to New York Daily News. Previously, Becker was reported to defend the food in hospital vending machines as comforting to people in a crisis. Full article. 


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New York Hospital CEO Defends His Traditional Vending Machine Fare

Sept. 20, 2012
Brooklyn Hospital Center President and CEO Richard B. Becker had to defend the products sold in the hospital's vending machines at a community board meeting after a resident complained...