Junk Food Industry Determined to Target Kids

Last week, as health advocates around the nation raced against a deadline to submit comments to the federal government on food marketing to children, the food industry was busy doing what it does best: Launching a massive PR campaign to undermine anything the feds might dare do to protect children from corporate predatory marketing. What exactly got the likes of PepsiCo, Kraft Foods, and McDonald’s in such a tizzy? You would think, by the tone and fervor of their reaction, that the government was imposing a complete ban on food marketing to children. Read rest at Food Safety News…

3 Responses to “Junk Food Industry Determined to Target Kids”

  1. Lauren says:

    “Predatory Marketing” I think that’s the perfect term. If they were doing the right thing, they wouldn’t need the PR campaign to convince us otherwise.

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