Digital marketing of unhealthy products to children

The World Health Organisation (WHO) have released a report that looks at the rapidly changing digital marketing ecosystem within which action to protect children's online experience must be taken.

20/03/2019   by Joanna Gallagher  

IBEC report indicates reduction in salt, sugar and saturated fat in food products sold in Ireland

A report released by IBEC indicates that food reformulation by 15 major food companies has resulted in reductions in salt, sugar, and saturated fat in food products sold in Ireland.

25/02/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Marketing of foods high in fat, sugar and/or salt to children in Europe

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released an evaluation of the implementation of recommendation for the marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children within the European Region.

 

17/10/2018   by Joanna Gallagher  

Children exposed to up to nine junk food adverts in half an hour

A report released by the Obesity Health Alliance entitled "A ‘Watershed’ Moment. Why it’s prime time to protect children from junk food adverts" has found that children are exposed to as many as 9 adverts for high fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) foods in just a 30 minute period. 

28/11/2017   by Anne Parle  

Consumer acceptance of changes to restaurant menus

A study published in scientific journal Obesity found that small reductions in calories, fat, saturated fat and sodium of restaurant menu items were acceptable by consumers.

12/04/2017   by Anne Parle  

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