Junk foods avoid ad ban by targeting children online – The Guardian

Posted April 29th, 2013 in advertising, children, complaints, internet, news, ombudsmen, regulations by tracey

“Advertising regulators have been accused of failing to protect children from aggressive online marketing by food companies using internet games and advertising. The Children’s Food Campaign has called on ministers to introduce statutory regulation to close loopholes allowing ads that are banned from children’s television to be shown on manufacturers’ own child-friendly websites.”

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The Guardian, 29th April 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk