“Part of the Solution:” Food Corporation Strategies for Regulatory Capture and Legitimacy

Posted on September 12, 2021 in Political interference, Africa, Africa, Africa, Africa, Africa

This scientific review classifies the food industry’s “part of the solution” strategy into three broad components: regulatory responses and capture; relationship building; and market strategies.

The authors conclude that the food industry’s repositioning as “part of the solution” has created a highly profitable political economy of ‘healthy’ food production, alongside continued production of unhealthy commodities, a strategy in which it is also less burdensome and conflictual for corporations to exercise political power and influence.

Big Food, Lobbying, Public Health, Science
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