TITLE

Food giants cut their calories to tackle obesity epidemic

AUTHOR(S)
Jonathan Petre
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Mail on Sunday;3/25/2012, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
LEADING firms including Coca-Cola, Subway and Tesco have agreed to cut calories from their products to help curb obesity.
ACCESSION #
73774859

 

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