Dietary guidelines committee: conflicts of interest
Posted Nov 07 2008 8:09am
Oh no, not again! Merrill Goozner of the Integrity in Science project at Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) writes that six of the 13 members of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines committee, including the chair, get research support or consulting fees from food or drug companies with vested interests in what the guidelines say. CSPI had to dig up this information, as the sponsoring agencies did not disclose these potential conflicts of interest.