Fat children should see fewer fat ads, federal work group concludes


The belt around advertising to kids that pushes foods full of salt, sugar and/or saturated fat tightened another notch this week when a group of representatives from the FTC, FDA, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on its suggestions for new federal guidelines.

The group, operating under a provision of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009, released the draft at a public forum hosted by the FTC.