New report offers policy solutions for a nation that can’t afford fast food’s abuses

The report, written by CUNY School of Public Health MPH student Monica Gagnon, Professor Nick Freudenberg and Corporate Accountability International, Slowing Down Fast Food: A policy guide for healthier kids and families, documents ways in which city and county policymakers can address the toll that diet-related disease is taking on their municipalities and on their communities’ health. It offers specific solutions to curb a primary contributor to the problem – the overconsumption of fast food and the ubiquitous marketing of fast food to children.

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