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BMSG Report Reviews Literature on Food Marketing to Children and Adolescents

February 15, 2013

American children and adolescents remain exposed to a disproportionate amount of marketing for unhealthy foods and beverages, despite some progress by industry, government and schools to improve young people's food environments. This report by Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG), a review of academic and industry literature on trends in food marketing to youth and in policy interventions, explains what this means for public health researchers and advocates looking to improve kids' health.