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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.

December 29, 2009

Government Regulation 

a vintage cheerios ad

Should The FTC Regulate Food Advertising Aimed At Children?

The Federal Trade Commission recently issued a set of proposed standards for marketing foods to children.

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