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Junk food websites ‘getting kids hooked’

Multinational food and soft drink companies use their own websites to market unhealthy food to children.   A new report by Consumers International reveals how.

They use cartoons, games and downloads to attract younger children and sport, films and music for older ones.

Read the report:  New media same old tricks. A survey of the marketing of food to children on food company websites.

Read more: One World, 18 Mar 2009

Published on March 19, 2009 in International news