Junk Food Ads

What Does It Take To Make Your Fast Food Look Like An Ad?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.16.2014 | Canada Living

If you look online, you can easily find plenty of examples showing you just how different the fast food you order at a restaurant is from the advertis...

Stop Marketing Junk Food To Kids Under 12, Says Ontario Report

CP | Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Ontario should ban junk food and fast-food ads aimed at kids under the age of 12 and stop the promotion and display of junk food at the chec...

Kids Eat Up TV Ads, Then Junk Food

Marko Sijan | Posted 07.16.2012 | Canada
Marko Sijan

The results of recent surveys of students in the U.S. and Canada link poor eating habits in children to the amount of television they watch. While this isn't new information, it serves as a useful reminder that the advertising industry is indoctrinating children into the long-term negative effects of eating unhealthy food -- effects that range from obesity to early death.

The Science Of The Junk Food Nag

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.29.2011 | Canada Living

You can easily picture this morning scene in kitchens across Canada: Kids want certain snacks or lunches to take to school. They make pleas for sweets...