Marketing of foods high in fat, salt and sugar to children: update 2012–2013



2013, vii + 34 pages
ISBN 978 92 890 0009 3
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This publication provides information on the marketing of foods and beverages to children and the changes that have occurred in the last decade. It examines the evolution of marketing methods in parallel with changes in media platforms, such as digital television, online marketing, mobiles and smartphones, and social networking. It reviews some of the recent policy approaches by WHO European Member States to control such marketing to children, and provides a summary of recent scientific evidence linking advertising and marketing to children’s dietary behaviour.