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Australia: Junk food ads target NSW children

Children’s TV heavy with junk food

University of Sydney researchers have found two-thirds of food advertisements during children’s high-rating television programmes promote junk food. They conclude that food advertising to children should be regulated in order to stop this high level of exposure to ads for unhealthy food and drink.

The research is published in Public Health Nutrition journal.

Read more: News, University of Sydney, 19 April 2007

Published on April 19, 2007 in Australian news