Katherine Rich replies to Martin McKeeBMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g6447 (Published 29 October 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g6447
- Katherine Rich, chief executive1
- 1New Zealand Food and Grocery Council, PO Box 25-420, Wellington 6146, New Zealand
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The opinion piece by Martin McKee was disappointing because it repeated a number of falsehoods printed in New Zealand …