FOOD: Let the Chips Fall

If U.S. food manufacturers are not selling what people ought to eat, they want to know it. Fifteen companies,* with nearly $1,000,000 in subscriptions, last week incorporated the non-profit Nutrition Foundation. Its purposes: 1) to establish cooperative research laboratories; 2) broadcast their nutritional findings freely. To head their foundation they got no less a scientist-administrator than Karl Taylor Compton, 54, president of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Said Dr. Compton: "It is my hope that this foundation may be an example and pattern of what an industrial group can do when it devotes a portion of its energies and resources...

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