What is an international best practice? The World Health Organization recommends adopting a comprehensive approach Internationally, there is no M2K approach that is comprehensive. Some countries have adopted partial approaches, which have not proven to decrease exposure of marketing of food and beverages to children In order to develop a policy which restricts M2K, “marketing” […]
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 […]
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 Type of approach -Positions agree […]
How the food and beverage industry is marketing our children and youth to death.
What marketing messages do your children see when they are online? Researcher Dr. Monique Potvin Kent investigated. What she found shocked her. #Marketing2Kids
Credit to: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
Hey Junk Food, Get Out of my Face!
It’s difficult for kid’s to form healthy habits in an environment like this. Stop #Marketing2Kids
Credit to: Carol Vincent, Redbird Communication, Victoria, BC