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The Girl Scouts has become a surprising combatant in the war on junk food. Unfortunately, it may be on the wrong side.
Health advocates last week renewed their attacks on the organization following a licensing deal with Nestlé to co-brand candy bars. Critics also think the Girl Scouts should give up its 100-year-old cookie drive because it sends a bad message on nutrition to impressionable kids.
“It doesn’t make sense that an organization about girls’ well-being is using junk food to finance their organization,” said Margo Wootan, nutrition director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Despite the criticism, the Girl Scouts is unlikely anytime soon to give up its cookie sales or make changes to its licensing program.