Monday, September 28, 2009
Dr. not buying Bloomberg's anti-soda campaign
I hope you’re doing well. I recently read a post on your blog titled, “Do What I Say, Not What I Do” where you address Mayor Bloomberg’s hypocrisy towards the New York City Health Department’s “Don’t Drink Yourself Fat” advertisement. I thought you might be interested in a podcast with a response to the ad campaign, from the scientific perspective. Dr. Elizabeth Whelan, President of the American Council on Science and Health, thinks it is irresponsible to pinpoint a single product for America’s obesity problem and thinks that these efforts may be misleading for consumers.
She addresses her views on the podcast below:
Let me know if you have any questions.
Liz Seymour for Dr. Elizabeth Whelan and the American Council on Science and Health