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- Margo Wootan director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
- Fred Barbash writer and editor for "The Washington Post"
- Morgan Downey executive director of the American Obesity Association
- John Doyle co-founder of the Center for Consumer Freedom
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