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Cartoon characters affect kids' food choices

Posted on Jun 21, 2010 in Health & Wellness

Last Updated: Monday, June 21, 2010 | 2:09 PM ET Comments2Recommend1 CBC News Putting an image of Shrek, Dora the Explorer or Scooby Doo on packaged children’s snacks has a strong influence on a child’s perception of how the product tastes, according to new research from Yale University. Licensed characters such as Shrek have a strong influence on children’s snack food preferences.Licensed characters such as Shrek have a strong influence on children’s snack food preferences. (Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Animation/Associated Press) North American retailers spend...

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