AND Facts Archives

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    AND Faces Harsh Criticism

    FACT: National conferences harshly criticized by nutrition leaders and media. The ADA’s recent Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo has been lambasted by media and nutrition leaders as a “corporate takeover by Big Food.” “Is the American Dietetic Association Attempting to Limit Market Com...

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    Controversial Diet Pill Featured At Conference

    FACT: The AND allows pharmaceutical companies to market their controversial products at AND events. At the 2007 ADA Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, GlaxoSmithKline was allowed to promote their first over-the-counter diet pill, Alli, even though the drug’s weight loss effectiveness is ...

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    AND Offers Professional Courses By Coke

    FACT: The credentialing arm of the AND, the Commission on Dietetic Registration, offers continuing professional courses sponsored by Coca-Cola. Source: http://www.beverageinstitute.org/en_US/pages/webinar-childrensdietary-cpe.html
Source: http://www.cdrnet.org/applications/cpe/ViewProgDetails.cfm?...

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    AND Bankrolled By Junk Food

    FACT: The AND receives payments from Coca-Cola, Hershey, the National Dairy Council, Mars, PepsiCo, and others. The ADA won’t say exactly how much they receive from these companies and industry associations.
 Sources: http://www.eatright.org/corporatesponsors...

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Takes Drug Money

    FACT: The AND receives about $1 million a year in payments from the pharmaceutical industry Because of Sen. Grassley’s investigation, the ADA disclosed their payments from the pharmaceutical, medical device and insurance industries. 
Source: http://www.propublica.org/documents/item/87299-america...

  • Sep 3, 2014 0

    AND Under Investigation

    FACT: The ADA AND is under investigation by Congress Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), has asked the ADA and other health advocacy groups for a listing of their payments from the pharmaceutical, medical device, and insurance industries.  Due to the ADA’s lack of financial transparency, the senator’...

  • Sep 1, 2014 0

    AND Facts

    AND is under investigation by Congress. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), has asked the ADA and other health advocacy groups for a listing of their payments from the pharmaceutical, medical device, and insurance industries.  Due to the ADA’s lack of financial transparency, the senator’s investiga...