Obesity Task Force Targets In-Store Ads, Packaging

WASHINGTON — The food and beverage industry should extend its self-regulatory program to cover all forms of marketing to children, and food retailers should avoid in-store marketing that promotes unhealthy products to children.

WASHINGTON — The food and beverage industry should extend its self-regulatory program to cover all forms of marketing to children, and food retailers should avoid in-store marketing that promotes unhealthy products to children.

These are two of the food-marketing recommendations of the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity’s report to the president, released Tuesday. The task force was created as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let's Move! campaign to solve the childh

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