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Free toys have powerful influence on what kids want to eat: study [ 6%]

27 June 2017

New research from Cancer Council Victoria has revealed what food companies have known for decades – that supplying movie character toys with fast food has an enormous impact on what Aussie kids want to eat.

Health coalition applauds Tasmania for taking the lead on junk food ads [ 6%]

10 May 2011

The Obesity Policy Coalition has applauded Tasmanian Minister for Consumer Protection, Nick McKim, for taking the lead in protecting children from junk food advertising by calling for an investigation today.

Heinz under spotlight over 'healthy' high-sugar toddler snacks [ 6%]

21 June 2016

Food companies who make misleading health claims on children's products have been put on notice today by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

More than half of foods aimed at kids are unhealthy: research [ 6%]

27 June 2017

More than half of supermarket products marketed at kids are unhealthy, new research from the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has revealed.

OPC encourages fast food chains to follow KFC's example [ 6%]

25 August 2011

Today's announcement by KFC Australia that it will no longer provide toys with children's meals has been welcomed by the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC), who urged other fast food companies to follow suit.

Second Kellogg's ad pulled in two weeks following OPC complaint [ 6%]

4 July 2013

For the second time in two weeks Kellogg's has been forced to withdraw two TV advertisements after a complaint from the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) was upheld by the Advertising Standards Board (ASB).

Unilever Paddle Pop ad found in breach of responsible marketing to kids code [ 6%]

7 December 2016

Australia's independent advertising watchdog, the Advertising Standards Board (ASB) has found Unilever in breach of the Responsible Children's Marketing Initiative (RCMI) after a complaint by the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) was upheld.

Walt Disney's junk food ad ban exposes TV's influence on kids [ 6%]

7 June 2012

Walt Disney has announced it will institute a junk food advertising ban on programs for children across its networks.

Back to school warning: 'healthy' kids' fruit drinks contain more sugar than soft drinks [ 5%]

13 April 2015

Many popular children's fruit drinks which promote themselves as healthy options have been found to contain up to 7 teaspoons of sugar - even more sugar than for the same amount of Coke.

Greens Commit to Ban on Junk Food Advertising to Children [ 5%]

9 August 2013

The Greens have confirmed they will target junk food advertisers as part of a preventative health plan to tackle childhood obesity.

Mac off – Get junk food out of junior sports [ 5%]

11 May 2012

A coalition of leading health agencies, the Obesity Policy Coalition is calling on the Victorian Government to kick junk food brand promotion out of children's sports in light of the latest incursion by McDonald's into junior football yesterday - the Mac Pack.

Nine in ten consumers give traffic light labels green light [ 5%]

5 September 2011

Research released today by the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) reveals Australian grocery buyers are overwhelmingly (87%) in favour of clearer nutrition labels on packaged food in the form of traffic light ratings.

OPC applauds Greens' policy to phase out junk food advertising from junior sport and outdoor areas [ 5%]

5 September 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition applauds The Greens on the launch of its new plan to combat harmful advertising to children and urges other political parties to follow suit.

Kellogg pulls Coco Pops ad after OPC complaint [ 4%]

24 June 2013

A complaint made by the Obesity Policy Coalition about a Kellogg's TV commercial directed to children has been upheld by the Advertising Standards Board this week and the ad has been removed from viewing.

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