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Junk Food Marketing to Kids

9-Year-Old's Campaign To Help Us Eat Better

Posted 06.02.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: You definitely don’t have to be a grown-up to take a stand for wh...

Not Lovin' It: Moms and McDonalds Don't Mix

Anna Lappé | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Anna Lappé

The ways the food industry now targets kids are so pervasive and the tactics so deceitful that even the most diligent parent cannot prevent their kids from being inundated at the most impressionable stages in their development.

Profit in Exchange for Children's Health

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2013 | Parents
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

Children's health and well-being are essential to the future vitality and security of this country, and parents care deeply about their children's health. But, parents also know they are up against powerful commercial interests, and they are starting to get angry.

McDonald's Launches Its Own TV Channel: Say 'No' to Television and 'Yes' to Your Family

Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D. | Posted 12.31.2011 | Parents
Marlene Schwartz, Ph.D.

TV for dinner? Fast-food restaurants are taking hold of this trend by putting televisions in plain view for their diners. McDonald's recently launched its own TV channel. Why might this be a problem?

Junk Food Companies Contradict Themselves on Marketing to Kids

Donald Cohen | Posted 12.13.2011 | Parents
Donald Cohen

The food lobby alternates between saying marketing guidelines won't make a difference in reducing obesity among American children, and saying they are unnecessary government intrusions. Which is it?