Entries by jon valade

State of the Evidence: Vulnerability to Food and Beverage Marketing by Age Group

Part 1: Protecting Children from Unhealthy Food Marketing Dr. Jennifer Harris, Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, Yale University The Canadian Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative states that 100% of TV, radio, print and internet ads primarily directed to children under 12 years of age will be for healthier dietary choices. There is currently nothing in place […]

Overview of Canadian Policy Recommendations and Areas of Alignment

Municipal, provincial and federal “Marketing to Kids” (M2K) position statements (N=13) were identified in a non-comprehensive review. The positions, as well as commonalities and differences between them, were examined and analyzed. Below is a summary of areas of consensus and areas to be worked on. Consensus between position statements Ÿ Type of approach  -Positions agree […]