Kids Seeing Fewer Food and Beverage Ads on TV

The typical American child saw 10% fewer food and beverages ads on children’s television in 2007 as compared to the previous year, according to a Georgetown Economic Services report released here earlier this week.

WASHINGTON — The typical American child saw 10% fewer food and beverages ads on children’s television in 2007 as compared to the previous year, according to a Georgetown Economic Services report released here earlier this week. On all television programming, the average child saw 6.4% fewer food and beverages ads and 12- to 17-year-olds saw 4.5% fewer ads. Yesterday the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Association of National Advertisers formally requested that the report be included

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