Australian Council on Children and the Media

Australian food industry failing to self-regulate junk food ads to children February 20, 2017

A new study by Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney  has found no reduction in unhealthy food and drink advertisements on television during children’s peak viewing times, despite voluntary self-regulatory initiatives introduced by the food industry in 2009.
The study has found that children are being exposed to an average of three unhealthy food advertisements for every hour that they watch TV during peak periods

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