25 Jul 2008
Is there anything food advertisers and their agencies can do to satisfy health lobbyists...Not a lot, it seems. Curbs on food ads in the UK are among the toughest
in the world. Indeed ...
to cut much ice with Which?. Last week, in a report
titled Food Fables, the group accused companies of not doing enough to
curb the marketing of snack foods and fizzy drinks to children. It
25 Jul 2008
Which? accuses food giants of covert tactics to target young teenagers, Anne Cassidy reports....has been stoked up by a report on junk-food ads
from the consumer body Which? that has castigated food giants, including
Nestle and Coca-Cola, for targeting junk-food ads at the under-16s (or
young teens) by using unregulated mobile phone marketing and social
networking websites. The report, entitled Food ...
09 Jun 2008
| by Staff
LONDON - Farm has extended its GermWatch brand identity for the Food Standards Agency to a new...The new campaign is aimed at promoting good food hygiene practice by advising on the best ways to avoid food poisoning. The brand identity consists of three elements: GermWatch wording. Grubeye (the brand character) and the Killer Facts. Gary Robinson, the Farm creative director, said: It ...
09 May 2008
Channel 4 is launching a food website, channel4.com/foodmap, to identify good-quality food shops...The move is designed to create a community around the channel's food
content, and will be fronted by chefs including Gordon Ramsey and Jamie
Oliver. Users will be able to make recommendations on the Big British
Food Map, while the food critic Andrew Webb will blog about the featured
25 Jan 2008
The Government is to speed up a review of whether more curbs on junk-food advertising are needed
18 Jan 2008
Advertisers are sticking to the new rules on marketing junk food to children, according to a report
21 Sep 2007
New rules from the Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice on junk-food advertising...The restrictions ban the use of celebrities, licensed characters,
promotional offers and nutritional and health claims in radio ads
targeting young children. All food and drink products except fresh ...
times of day when junk-food ads cannot be
31 Aug 2007
Consumers are more likely to go to see a film that has been advertised as part of a food ad, rather
25 May 2007
| by Our Parliamentary correspondent
The Government is to review the new rules on junk-food advertising as early as this autumn...a 9pm watershed for junk-food ads. Caroline Flint, the
health minister, said: "We will monitor ...
of food and drink advertising to children. The department has committed
to work with Ofcom and industry ...
You're probably toxic with too much junk-food thinking after Ofcom's ruling last week. But I make...over junk-food TV advertising. So after a week of hand-wringing and soul-searching, what next?
to institute such controversial measures on television if the result is simply a greater proportion of junk-food ...
junk-food advertising in their media so that it is handled responsibly and balanced by positive healthy ...