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Should fast food adverts be banned?

Should fast food adverts be banned?
Posted on March 17, 2016
Archive : March 2016
Category : News
The Jamie Oliver sugar tax debate has been and continues to be an interesting one, and we've been covering it in our blogs. The latest update, however, comes from the advertising watchdog Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP), as they try to stop so many fast food adverts from infiltrating online content - a place where the younger generations are most likely to be the target audience.

A study done back in January by University of Liverpool proved to everyone just how successful the fast food marketing aimed at children could be, and suggested that if we are to slow down the growing rates of childhood obesity, we need to cut down on advertising foods which are not healthy.

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