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Child obesity and the food industry

Food manufacturer web games discourage exercise

Soaring child obesity rates are forcing food manufacturers to back away from TV advertising. So isn’t it a trifle absurd that so many of the big guns are investing heavily in websites where children sit...

US: Childhood obesity viewed as a growing problem

US: Childhood obesity viewed as a growing problem

A new survey out yesterday (12 July) has revealed that adults in the US increasingly view childhood obesity as a serious problem, but the majority also place the blame squarely with parents – not the food industry’s advertising and marketing.

Industry calls for government action on obesity

The food industry can help to address unhealthy diets, but the government must act to tackle the issue of inactive lifestyles, Unilever chairman Gavin Neath told the Annual Conference of…