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Australia: Junk food ads target kids – research

Eighty-one percent of all food ads on TV in Australia promote junk food to kids, according to a new study by The Cancer Council NSW.  Weekday ads for junk food peak between 6:00pm and 9:00pm.

Read more: Cancer Council NSW website, 27 July 2006

How much food advertising is there on Australian television?

Read the report: Health Promotion International online, July 2006 (PDF)


Fat chance of avoiding hard sell

The SMH covers the story, using graphs and comments from experts.

Read more: Sydney Morning Herald, 27 July 2006

Published on July 27, 2006 in Australian news