TITLE

FTC: No Rise In Junk-Food Ads

AUTHOR(S)
Eggerton, John
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Broadcasting & Cable;6/4/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 23, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a 2004 study by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finding no increase in junk food advertisements on children's television programs from a survey done in 1977. The report, issued in May 2007, noted that in both years, junk food advertisements represented 95 percent of all food advertising on children's television. FTC Chairman Deborah Majoras has warned broadcasters to limit the number of such advertisements.
ACCESSION #
25324641

 

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