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Coca-Cola’s secret plan to monitor Sydney University academic Lisa Bero – SMH (Marcus Strom | October 2016)

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Coca-Cola’s secret plan to monitor Sydney University academic Lisa Bero – SMH (Marcus Strom | October 2016)

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Coca-Cola has been exposed having a secret plan to monitor research at Sydney University that examines how private companies influence public health outcomes in areas such as obesity.

In a leaked internal email, a paid consultant to Coca-Cola South Pacific writes that a “key action” for the global soft-drinks manufacturer is to “monitor research project outcomes through CPC [Charles Perkins Centre] linked to Lisa Bero’s projects”.

Future monitoring should include planned research on “treatment and prevention of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease”, the email says.

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