How Coca-Cola shaped obesity science and policy in China

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Susan Greenhalg is a research professor of chinese society in Harvard’s department of anthropology - not a natural fit for a medical journal you may think, but recently she has been looking at the influence of Coca Cola on obesity policy in China. She has written up her investigation in an article published on bmj.com this week, and joins us in the podcast to talk about why a communist country would embrace a message from an icon of capitalism, and what attitudes toward financial conflicts of interest exist in the country. Read the full feature: https://www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.k5050 Accompanying editorial: https://www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.l4

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