Increasing Disparities in Unhealthy Food Advertising Targeted to Hispanic and Black Youth

UConn Rudd Centre

The UConn Rudd Center released a report that found that restaurants and food and beverage companies increasingly target Black and Hispanic youth with advertising for their least nutritious products, primarily fast food, candy, sugary drinks, and snacks. For the report, researchers used Nielsen syndicated market research data to analyze companies’ food-related TV advertising in 2017 and compared findings to data reported from 2013. Read report here

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