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Obesity Law and Policy

CDC Presentation on Legal Strategies to Manage Obesity, 3rd Annual Public Health Law Conference, June 2004 - paper - slides

Cases

McFat Litigation Trilogy - Brief - NY Dismisses First Fat Food Lawsuit - Pelman v. McDonald's Corp - S.D. NY (2003)

Michigan passes a law protecting manufacturers and sellers of food against obesity related lawsuits.

Illinois passes law protecting sellers against obesity related lawsuits.

Reports

Healthy People 2010 - HTML - PDF - Original Link

Louisiana Morbidity Report, November-December 2000 Volume 11 Number 6 - Obesity in LA

WHO - Report of the Joint WHO/FAO Expert Consultation on Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Chronic Diseases (Geneva, 28 January – 1 February 2002) - WHO Technical Report Series No. 916)

WHO - REPORT FAO/SPC/WHO PACIFIC ISLANDS FOOD SAFETY AND QUALITY CONSULTATION Nadi, Fiji 11-15 November 2002

WHO - Using domestic law in the fight against Obesity: An Introductory Guide for the Pacific

WHO - Redefining Obesity and Its Treatment. Manila, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Western Pacific, 2002.

CDC - Obesity Trends Among U.S. Adults between 1985 and 2001

 


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