Sugar Coated

Described Video:
How did the food industry get us to stop asking the question: is sugar toxic? It starts with a secret PR campaign dating back to the 1970s. For 40 years, Big Sugar deflected all threats to its multi-billion-dollar empire while sweetening the world's food supply. As obesity, diabetes, and heart disease rates skyrocket, doctors are treating the first generation of children with fatty liver disease. The sugar industry is again under siege. They dodged the bullet once. Will they do it again?
Aired:
Jan 24, 2019