Alcohol research and the alcoholic beverage industry: issues, concerns and conflicts of interest.

@article{Babor2009AlcoholRA,
  title={Alcohol research and the alcoholic beverage industry: issues, concerns and conflicts of interest.},
  author={Thomas F. Babor},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2009},
  volume={104 Suppl 1},
  pages={34-47}
}
AIMS Using terms of justification such as 'corporate social responsibility' and 'partnerships with the public health community', the alcoholic beverage industry (mainly large producers, trade associations and 'social aspects' organizations) funds a variety of scientific activities that involve or overlap with the work of independent scientists. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the ethical, professional and scientific challenges that have emerged from industry involvement in alcohol science… CONTINUE READING