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Indian government asks PepsiCo to develop healthy products for schoolchildren

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5565 (Published 10 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5565
  1. Cheryl Travasso
  1. 1Mumbai

PepsiCo, the American multinational food and drink company, has spoken to the Indian government about the need to develop healthy food choices that children can carry to school, as well as other food products that can be distributed in rural areas as part of the government’s Midday Meal Scheme.

The scheme was devised to help improve the enrolment, retention, and attendance …

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