Congress Gets Involved in Fight Over Food Marketing Guidelines

New voluntary rules have been tough battle for industry

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WASHINGTON—The food and beverage lobby is finally getting some attention on Capitol Hill as it tries to neuter the government's proposed voluntary guidelines for marketing food to children. More than 30 Democratic members of Congress, organized by Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., are set to send a letter to the heads of the Federal Trade Commission, the U.S.

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