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Companies Nix Junk Food Ads On Kids' Shows

03/28/2008 02:44 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Eleven big US producers of chocolates, fries, sodas and sugary cereals pledged to cut back advertising aimed a kids to help fight child obesity.

To head off being forced off the air by law, major corporations like McDonald's, Coca-Cola, Mars and Kellogg said this week they will pare back advertisements during television programming where the audiences are over half children under 12 years old.

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