USA: Big Sugar lobbies Congress to stop WHO funding
The lobbying arm of the Sugar Association is threatening to exert pressure on the US Congress to stop funding the World Health Organisation. The row has been prompted by news that the WHO will publish a report that recommends consumers significantly cut back their consumption of foods with added sugars. A draft of the report indicates it will recommend that people get no more than 10% of their daily calorie intake from added sugars.
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