Influences of lobbying the food industry the day-care? The non-profit organisation foodwatch writes in the newsletter of foodwatch (\”cook food companies in day-care centres defend yourself with foodwatch!\”, 01.03.2010) in terms of day-care: as the Germans drew up society for nutrition, an institution of the Federal Government, guidelines for the quality of the food in kindergartens, slammed the lobbyists of the food groups successful: \”ideological ban statements be prevented\”, prides himself on the lobby Association of food industries, BLL Federal food law and food customer e. V., NB d. Verf., in an internal letter to the companies. … Succeeded, so the lobby Association, the \”unjustifiable exclusion of flavour enhancers, to remove artificial flavors and sweeteners\”. However, this success was unfortunately not complete, the lobbyists complained because \”ideological claims\” as \”no candy in the Bread box\”, would still stand in the guidelines. … Children are not \”little adults\”.
Children are especially vulnerable. foodwatch don’t want that food is our children in the hands of Nestle and Unilever. This includes some notes: 1. in Germany there are approximately 1.9 million obese children and adolescents, of which 800,000 obese (fettsuchtig); from the adult women are half of the men about about two-thirds overweight or obese. Even if you the resulting economic losses, the billion cost in health care etc. PP may ignore: personal misery of many of those affected requires immediate comprehensive in-depth preventative and countermeasures. 2. foodwatch urges the introduction of so-called \”food lights\” is known for a long time and for this example refers to a letter, the top Association of statutory health insurance funds, the consumer centres, the Professional Association of children and youth physicians, the German Medical Association, etc. have created German Heart Foundation on 01.02.2010 at all German MEPs, which called for a \”traffic light nutritional value\” as \”easy to understand guidance on the selection of foods\”, as well as a detailed nutritional information about the \”big eight\” (energy value, protein, carbohydrates, of sugar, fat, of which saturated fatty acids, fiber, sodium chloride).