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Food Friday: What’s Being Marketed Online to Your Kids?

Posted October 12th, 2012 by

Kids today are the online generation, whether they are using mobile phones, laptops, PCs or playing games and connecting on social media.  They are also at the epicenter of a powerful digital advertising apparatus that stealthily tracks and targets them so they can be sent interactive ads for junk food, toys, and other products.  Yet, [...]

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Stopping Junk Food Companies and other Marketers from Targeting Our Kids Online By Putting Parents First

Posted September 6th, 2012 by

Kids today are the online generation, whether they are using mobile phones, laptops, PCs or playing games and connecting on social media. They are also at the epicenter of a powerful digital advertising apparatus that stealthily tracks and targets them so they can be sent interactive ads for junk food, toys, and other products. Yet, [...]

Getting Rid of Junk Food Marketing in Schools – It May Be a Lot Harder Than You Think.

Posted April 20th, 2012 by

You did it!  You got your school district to ban junk food poster ads, vending machines and unhealthy snacks in the cafeteria.  You would think that after all that hard work you could sit back and relax knowing that you’ve created one more safe eating environment for America’s youth.  Not so fast! Unfortunately, even if [...]

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