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Kellogg Company Makes Historic Commitment, Adopting Nutrition Standards For Marketing Foods To Child

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Kellogg Company Makes Historic Commitment, Adopting Nutrition Standards For Marketing Foods To Children

WASHINGTON—Kellogg Company will adopt nutrition standards for the foods it advertises to young children, and the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), the Campaign for Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC), and two Massachusetts parents will not proceed with a lawsuit against the company.


By CSPINET , USA.


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Trans Fat Holdouts Remain in Supermarkets, Despite Labeling

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Trans Fat Holdouts Remain in Supermarkets, Despite Labeling

WASHINGTON—Though trans fat-labeling rules spurred many companies to remove most of the partially hydrogenated oil from most of their processed foods, hundreds of foods still contain the discredited, heart-attack-inducing ingredient, according to a limited supermarket survey conducted by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). At least 150 varieties of pot pies, microwave popcorn, frozen pizzas, pastries, cookies and convenience foods have a whole day’s worth of trans fat, according to the group, which renewed its call for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to act on a proposal to phase out partially hydrogenated oil altogether..


By CSPINET , USA.


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Food Marketers Rely Less on TV in Favor of Other Marketing, Says CSPI About FTC Report

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Food Marketers Rely Less on TV in Favor of Other Marketing, Says CSPI About FTC Report

1 June 2007The new data released today by the Federal Trade Commission show that food advertising on children’s television hasn’t increased. But that’s hardly cause for much celebration. As parents know, television is just a one slice of an ever-expanding pie of food marketing aimed at kids. Statement of CSPI Nutrition Policy Director Margo G. Wootan


By CSPI UK.


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