TITLE

Junk Food Ad Attack!

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;3/3/2006, Vol. 75 Issue 20, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the impact of junk foods on children in the U.S. Influence of food advertisements on children; Characteristics of junk foods; Obesity in children. INSET: Chew On This!.
ACCESSION #
19863941

 

Related Articles

  • Ofcom trimming more fat from kids TV advertising.  // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;11/21/2006, Vol. 397 Issue 6, p40 

    The article focuses on issues related to British media regulator Ofcom's plans to ban all junk food advertising to children younger than 16. The move, announced on November 17, 2006, is intended to address the growing issue of childhood obesity in Great Britain and will affect any advertisements...

  • Ban sought on Moo and Tony. Morton, Katy // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);10/9/2008, Vol. 109 Issue 4140, p3 

    The article deals with a report from Which? that calls for banning children's cartoon characters from advertising junk foods in Great Britain. The Which? report demands that food companies do their part in the campaign against obesity and diet-related disease among children in the country. The...

  • Marketing Foods and Beverages in Schools: The Effect of School Food Policy on Students' Overweight Measures. Dority, Bree L; McGarvey, Mary G; Kennedy, Patricia F // Journal of Public Policy & Marketing;Fall2010, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p204 

    Beginning with the 2006-2007 academic year, the U.S. government required that all federally funded schools have local wellness policies to promote healthful living and reduce obesity among their students; however, little evidence exists on which school food policies are effective. This article...

  • Let 'em eat carrots.  // American School Board Journal;Dec2006, Vol. 193 Issue 12, p61 

    This article focuses on the increasing number of schools in the U.S. that are introducing healthy eating habits to children in response to childhood obesity which is a national epidemic that poses a number of health risks. In 2005, the state legislature of California passed a law banning junk...

  • Primed for Victory. Grossman, Andrew // Multichannel News;3/7/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p18 

    Forecasts on the growth of the advertising market in kids programming in cable television. Conflict regarding the advertising of junk foods; Impact of children's television on the problem on obesity; Actions taken by Kraft Foods Inc. on advertising their snack foods.

  • KIDS SEE, KIDS DO? TV ADS AND OBESITY.  // Marketing News;12/15/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p04 

    This article reports on a study of television advertising for food and how it may effect the obesity rates in American children. The study found that children watch just over two hours of television a day and are exposed to more than 25,000 advertisements a year of which 22 percent are about...

  • Kids' ads under fire. Jennings, Lisa // Nation's Restaurant News;8/8/2011, Vol. 45 Issue 16, p1 

    The article focuses on scrutiny against the U.S. restaurant industry's marketing efforts to attract children. It says that attention from health advocates and threats of regulatory intervention have prompted initiatives from the industry such as McDonald's Corp.'s plan to include more fruits in...

  • Regulator of Child Obesity Expects to See Cooperation. Edwards, Jim // Brandweek;4/9/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 15, p11 

    The article presents an interview with Elain Kolish, who is the director of the U.S. council of Better Business Bureau's Children's Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative. In the interview Kolish discusses the ways she will try to curb child obesity though the initiative. When asked why she...

  • Publicidad engañosa para niños. Cruz, Karina Coronado // Revista Mexicana de Comunicacion;dec2008/feb2009, Vol. 21 Issue 114, p24 

    No abstract available.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics