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Health scientists' links with sugar industry queried

A row has erupted over links between the sugar industry and scientists who advise the government on obesity.

An investigation by the British Medical Journal claims that a number of research projects by public health scientists on nutrition have been funded by companies such as Coca-Cola, Mars and Nestle. However, scientists insist their work is independent.

The BBC's Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 12 Feb 2015
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