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Health organisations call on retailers to commit to restrictions on multibuy promotions
Government announces further delay to introduction of junk food BOGOFs
Delays to UK food advertising regulations condemned as unjustified, disastrous attack on health
How food and diet impact the treatment of disease
Kid influencers are promoting junk food brands on YouTube—garnering more than a billion views
World failing to provide children with a healthy life and a climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet
23 September 2019 - MedicalXpress - Industry has unduly influenced TV advertising regs on restricting unhealthy kids' foods
Exposure to sugary breakfast cereal advertising directly influences children's diets
Obesity risk doubles for teens bombarded with junk food adverts
27 February 2018 - The Conversation - Children are far from protected from junk food ads – especially on social media
Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads
28 November 2017 - BBC News - Children 'bombarded by junk food' ads on family shows
28 August 2016 - The Conversation - Dropping the plan to ban junk food ads in prime time was a bad move - the UK will regret it
21 May 2015 - ScienceDaily - Obese teens' brains unusually susceptible to food commercials, study finds
27 January 2015 - MNT - UK parents hounded by their kids to buy junk food they see on TV - BHF calls for ban on junk food ads before 9pm
4 July 2014 - MNT - TV gives children a 'bad example' on food
25 April 2014 - Food Navigator - Children's TV viewing habits linked to 'junk food' consumption
2 Aug 2011 - Wall Street Journal - Progress, Not Perfection, on Reducing Kids' Exposure to Ads for Unhealthful Foods
Fast Food Advertising - Study begins to unlock the development of child taste preferences