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Unformatted text preview: Kersten Zielinski ENGL 111 MW 5:30-6:50 Summary/Response October 8, 2007 Summary/Response Essay In his essay “Is the Food Industry the Problem or the Solution?” Dale Bliss claims that the latest obsession of America’s food, beverage and restaurant companies is putting a stop to childhood obesity. Many companies, such as Frito-Lay and Oscar Mayer, are providing healthier food choices aimed at children. Among other restaurant chains, Wendy’s and Denny’s has started offering sides of fruit. Coca-Cola is helping schools finance an after-school fitness program this fall. For decades the food, beverage and restaurant companies have been known for serving up some less-then-healthy foods, which they promote with endless advertising. However, despite the new healthier options, things won’t change. If companies back down and start promoting more healthy foods, then their competitors will gladly jump in and pick up the slack. Some feel that the only reason these companies are taking this healthier direction is to avoid lawsuits that could blame...
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