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Ferrero, Cartoon Net Pledge to Limit Food Marketing to Kids First Lady acknowledges progress, asks industry to do more

The government may not be able to regulate food marketing to children, but it may not have to. On the same day Michelle Obama used her position as First Lady…

September 19, 2013, 12:05 PM EDT

Sen. Pryor Talks Privacy, Food Guidelines to Ad Biz He's OK with self-regulation, but worries about bad actors

Advertisers need to be vigilant about self-regulation if they want to keep Washington out of their business. That was the message delivered by Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), the new chairman…

March 19, 2013, 10:20 AM EDT

Let's Make a Deal More (of the same) Beltway intrigue for 2013

If there’s one Beltway certainty this year, it’s that the fiscal mess will not divert attention away from lawmakers and regulators spooling out even more red tape to govern the…

January 7, 2013, 12:01 AM EST

FTC Reports Food Marketing to Children Down 19.5% Commission urges holdout companies and media to self-regulate

Nutrition watchdogs should be pleased. Food companies are spending less money marketing to children and youth, a new Federal Trade Commission report found. Compared to 2006, food marketing targeting 2-…

December 21, 2012, 1:06 PM EST

Nick Targeted in Fight Over Food Marketing Guidelines Kiddie net defends itself, citing anti-obesity programs like Birdseye

Now that President Obama has been re-elected, a fight in Washington is heating up again over the effect of food marketing guidelines on curbing childhood obesity. Targeting Nickelodeon, the Food…

December 3, 2012, 3:34 PM EST

Pebbles Boulders, Alpha Bits Now Safer for Children Kids cereals cut the sugar

Cereal companies that pledged to cut sugar and increase whole grains in the 21 brands marketed to children are making progress, according to the industry's own estimate. Today, more than…

October 23, 2012, 7:29 AM EDT

Study: Slow Progress in Cereal Marketed to Kids Health advocates hoping report will raise obesity awareness

Public health organizations may have lost the battle to have the federal government impose stricter food marketing guidelines, but they aren't giving up on their overarching mission. A new study…

June 22, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT

Does This Look Like Health Food? By way of self-regulation, marketers manage to fight back fed clampdown on kid food ads—for now

Perhaps nothing illustrates the debate over marketing food to kids better than the current ad campaign for the revamped, healthier Happy Meal from McDonald’s. An animated TV spot targeting children 8…

March 27, 2012, 6:07 AM EDT

What Advertisers Can Expect From Washington in 2012 ANA's Liodice and Jaffe predict action on privacy, food advertising regs

Online privacy and childhood obesity not only made headlines last year, they also became big issues for advertisers in Washington. To find out what lawmakers and regulators might have in…

January 12, 2012, 12:03 AM EST

House GOP Sides With Big Food and Ad Lobbies Hearing a victory for opponents of food marketing guidelines

It's been a good day for the food, beverage, and advertising lobbies and their fight against the federal government’s proposed voluntary guidelines for marketing food to children. During a joint hearing…

October 12, 2011, 12:16 PM EDT

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