It feels like passive voice for data visualization. The information you really need has been obfuscated and no one person on the committee has to take ownership of the blame.

I would have also accepted “design by lobbyist groups.”

fastcompany:

Most people recognize the USDA’s new dietary chart, but as you can see in this video, very few people actually know what it means. Read more about the brain dead design behind “My Plate”…

(via fastcompany)