Jennifer Doggett | Public Health Advocates Accused of Oversimplifying the Issues Around Junk Food Advertising To Kids

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The arguments by public health advocates that link food advertising and children’s food choices to support a junk food ad ban misrespresent and over-simplify the influence of junk food advertising.

By ignoring the negative potential side-effects of an advertising ban, public health advocates are “detracting, rather than contributing, to the challenging task of improving the future health of Australian children.”

Read Jennifer’s article here.

Originally published in Crikey.

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