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July 3, 2013

Bad Influence? 

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Nickelodeon Won’t Quit Junk Food Advertising

Senators have called on the children's programming giant to quit advertising junk food to children. Nickelodeon has not relented.

April 3, 2013

Halo Effect 

Bokeh photo of doughnut covered in rainbow sprinkles

Foods Labelled ‘Organic’ Perceived As Better, Study Finds

According to recent research, simply calling a food "organic" causes it to be perceived very differently.

May 25, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

Ronald McDonald Sitting On A Bench

Send In The Clown: Should Ronald McDonald Retire?

A group of health professionals is pressuring McDonald's to stop marketing towards children by using their iconic clown.

May 10, 2011

Advertising to Children 

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Food Industry Whines About FTC’s New Marketing Guidelines

If they follow the FTC's guidelines, food companies will have to make healthier food if they want to continue advertising to children.

April 27, 2011

Advertising To Children 

Thre little girls looking at a computer

It’s All Fun And Games For Online Junk Food Ads

Opponents of new online advertisements and games geared to children say that food companies have too much influence over them.

April 26, 2011

Fast Food Nation 

TAcobell

Update: Taco Bell Lawsuit Dropped

The questionable beef lawsuit was dropped, and the "Outside the Bun" company is seeking revenge.

April 13, 2011

Food Cravings 

Kid Eating A Cupcake

We Have Loved Sweets Since Birth And Food Companies Know It

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.

February 8, 2011

Kid's Advertising 

cereal

Kid’s Food Advertising Falsely Claims Health Benefits

A new study finds that kids' food isn't as healthy as the front of the boxes might claim.

November 12, 2010

Fast Food 

french fries and hamburger

Healthy Options On Fast Food Menus Go Overlooked

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.

June 5, 2010

Food Labelling 

rice krispies box

Kellogg Cited (Again) For Misleading Health Claims On Cereal Boxes

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.

April 1, 2010

Marketing To Children 

Ronald McDonald with little girl

After 50 Years, A Campaign To Retire Ronald McDonald

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.

February 24, 2010

Food Advertising 

McDonald's french fries

“Eat Like An Olympic Athlete”…At McDonald’s?

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.

February 12, 2010

Healthy Lifestyle Choices 

old television set

Connections Between Commercial Television And Childhood Obesity

A new study finds that the consumption of commercial television by children may be a contributing factor to childhood obesity.

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