This article highlights the fundamental conflict between industry interests and public health objectives .
Researchers agreed that industry engagement, including voluntarism and partnership approaches to health policy should be avoided .
However awareness of the tactics used by the food industry to influence policy and research was lowest, despite agreement that the industries influence was no less significant for public health .
Restricting publication of industry-funded research in academic journals was the issue that most divided opinion- What do you think?? .
Overall, respondents reported most difficulty in answering questions about the food industry .
This highlights the need for a clearer definition of the food industry and also the need for research to investigate the food industry tactics/ influence