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    Silly Rabbit: Processed Foods are for Profit

    People talk a lot about the effect our eating habits have on our general health, what we do not discuss often enough is the effect advertising has on our eating habits. Until the advent of television, people simply ate what was available locally, after television, the surging demand for specific products meant that the grocery […]

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    Could bogus scientific results be considered false advertising?

    Story SourceCould a scientific paper ever be considered an advertisement? That was the question posed to a Tokyo court, in a criminal case where prosecutors argued — at the behest of Japan’s ministry of health — that a peer-reviewed paper containing faked data should be considered “fraudulent or exaggerated advertising” under that country’s laws. In that […]