Junk Food Marketing

New Rules Won't Protect Children Enough From Junk Food Marketing

Professor John Wass | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Parents
Professor John Wass

As any parent knows, long gone are the days when children's 'screen-time' was based exclusively on being huddled round the TV watching the latest TV shows in real time. Thanks to our multi-media world, children are more likely to be watching their favourite shows on an iPad, or viewing popular YouTube vloggers showing them 'how to' do everything from the latest hairstyle to how to survive in Minecraft.

Why We Need to Watch Out for Junk Food Advertising!

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

There are plenty of ways by which companies can market to kids or adults outside of TV advertising and the regulations for non-broadcast advertising are currently weak or non-existent.

Don't Give Junk Food Marketers a Place on the Sofa

Maura Gillespie | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Maura Gillespie

You might not even realise it, but junk food marketers sneak unhealthy products into our homes every day. How? They find a way in through our TV screens, laptops, and smartphones.

Fat Britain Is 'Dereliction Of Duty' By Government

PA | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Politics

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has been accused of a "dereliction of duty" in his efforts to tackle Britain's growing obesity problem by one of his f...

Charity Complains Of Online Junk Food Ads Aimed At Children

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A leading children’s food charity has lodged a ‘super-complaint’ against 50 online companies that promote junk food specifically aimed at childr...