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UK: Support for tough rules on TV junk food ads

Regulating TV advertising of food and drink to children

Ofcom has been consulting on television advertising to children. Its report on consumer responses to the consultation is now available on the Ofcom website.

Read more: Ofcom website, 9 Oct 2006

OFCOM figures show support for tough rules on TV junk food advert

Richard Watts, Coordinator of the Children’s Food Campaign responded to Ofcom’s release of the results of their public opinion research on junk food TV advertising. He says he is “disappointed that Ofcom have, yet again, made a pig’s ear of this consultation by not researching people’s views on the option of a 9pm watershed for junk food TV adverts.”

Read more: Sustain, 9 Oct 2006

Public lukewarm on junk food ad ban, says watchdog

Read more: Guardian, 9 Oct 2006

Published on October 9, 2006 in International news