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Public Relations Demonization

Fostering negative impressions of “disfavored” products, the businesses that produce them, and the consumers that purchase them is an integral part of any activist campaign. Food and beverage producers, restaurants, and other enterprises connected to purportedly unhealthy foods are now facing increased attacks in the media, through online social networks, and even at their places of business. Such attacks often meet little public resistance, but are repeated by misinformed opinion-leaders and policy-makers, generating contrived momentum for corrosive action. 

     WLF Discusses Food/Drink Demonization on Radio Show

Washington Legal Foundation's Legal Studies Division Chief Counsel Glenn Lammi addressed "Legal Policies and Litigation Hostile to Consumers" October 10, 2016 on 1330WEBY's "Your Turn" program.


A link to the podcast is here. 

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