Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Are Your Children Educated Consumers?

Because Ronald McDonald can say anything he wants to get children to buy his products now that the federal government has opted for a hands off policy regarding proposed voluntary guidelines for food marketing to children. (see earlier post on this).

Marion Nestle has been exploring the issue of marketing to children in depth on her Food Politics Blog and also links us to the written testimony that Professor Dale Kunkel, from the University of Arizona is offering the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and Subcommittee on Health today. You can read it here.

More details on the hearings and who is speaking at OBAMA FOODORAMA