Controversy is a tried and true way to run an ad campaign landing a public health message in the mainstream.
Former Indigenous employees say the organisation has been marred by an exodus of Aboriginal staff, a collapse of specialist programs and a failure to meet reconciliation targets.
There seems no end to the conspiracy against healthy eating in the modern world, even by quasi-official associations -- such as the Heart Foundation of Australia -- who should know better, writes Michael R James, a research scientist and writer.
The Heart Foundation has stopped extending its program to fast food outlets such as McDonalds. Instead it will focus on other ways to improve the nutritional status of restaurant food, writes Jennifer Doggett.