FTC: No Rise In Junk-Food Ads

Eggerton, John
June 2007
Broadcasting & Cable;6/4/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 23, p28
Trade Publication
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.


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