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Fast-Food Restaurants Target U.S. Kids, Study Shows

Posted on Nov 9, 2010 in Uncategorized

Published November 09, 2010 | Reuters Fast-food restaurants are stepping up efforts to market themselves and unhealthy food products to children and toddlers with television ads, websites and even their own menus, researchers said. They said efforts by the industry to regulate itself have failed and urged government officials at all levels to declare children a protected group and stop marketing efforts that are fueling child obesity, a serious U.S. health problem. “What we found in the marketing data is a staggering amount of fast-food advertising that starts when children are as...

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