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How ‘thinly veiled’ social media ads are influencing what we eat and drink

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (PBS NewsHour) — News about food safety can be hard to keep straight. That’s been complicated by a little-known tactic used by the food and beverage industry to influence what we eat and drink through social media, the subject of a joint investigation by The Washington Post and The Examination. John Yang speaks with Washington Post health columnist Anahad O’Connor, who worked on the investigation, to learn more.