Federal programs that collect money from farmers to promote pork, beef and eggs are under attack. They now want to exempt their documents from FOIA.
Ranchers in California decided against adding a state checkoff in 2012. Now, some beef producers are lining up against adding required contributions.
Farmers are pooling their money to advertise and promote their fresh-cut trees. It’s an effort to reach consumers who value a convenient (plastic) Christmas.
Big food and agriculture companies have spent millions of dollars on PR strategies to infiltrate social media and conceal the bias of “expert” sources.
Checkoffs have been the subject of Supreme Court cases, where farmers have argued that a mandatory payment for advertising infringes on free speech.
Senators have called on the children's programming giant to quit advertising junk food to children. Nickelodeon has not relented.
According to recent research, simply calling a food "organic" causes it to be perceived very differently.
A group of health professionals is pressuring McDonald's to stop marketing towards children by using their iconic clown.
If they follow the FTC's guidelines, food companies will have to make healthier food if they want to continue advertising to children.
Opponents of new online advertisements and games geared to children say that food companies have too much influence over them.
The questionable beef lawsuit was dropped, and the "Outside the Bun" company is seeking revenge.
A new documentary claims our brains are predisposed to be addicted to sweet and salty foods. Naturally, food companies use this info to sell us more junk.
A new study finds that kids' food isn't as healthy as the front of the boxes might claim.
Fast food restaurants were put on notice this week. A study out of Yale analyzes marketing campaigns as related to kids and those "better-for-you" menu items.
For the second time in a year, the Kellogg Company has been slapped by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for making misleading claims on their cereal boxes.
The battle to fight childhood obesity in the U.S. has raised questions about Ronald McDonald's role as a marketing tactic intended to target young children.
McDonald's new commercials suggests that Olympic athletes, whose career depends on the health and fitness of their bodies, eat Big Macs and chicken nuggets.
A new study finds that the consumption of commercial television by children may be a contributing factor to childhood obesity.