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Food addiction a step closer to formal diagnostic status ? or not?

Food addiction is not yet recognized as a mental disorder but certain obese individuals clearly display addictive-like behaviour towards food. To achieve a formal diagnostic status, ?food addiction? requires a stronger evidence base to support the claim that certain ingredients have addictive properties identical to addictive drugs of abuse.
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