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More than half of foods aimed at kids are unhealthy: research [ 46% ]

27 June 2017

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

Health groups release detailed investigation into failure of junk food marketing codes [ 43% ]

12 November 2012

Today, the Obesity Policy Coalition, a coalition of leading health bodies, has released one of the most comprehensive investigations into Australia’s self-regulatory system for food marketing ever undertaken.

Heinz under spotlight over ‘healthy' high-sugar toddler snacks [ 42% ]

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).

Policy brief: The health star rating food labelling system [ 40% ]

The Health Star Rating System (HSRS) is a front-of-pack labelling system which rates the healthiness of products using a 5-star scale. In June 2014, State and Federal ministers voted in support of the HSRS, which was developed by government, industry, public health and consumer groups.

The HSRS is currently being voluntarily implemented. The HSRS will benefit consumers by providing clear, interpretive front-of-pack labels to facilitate healthier food choices.

No team spirit: McDonald's breaks promise again by giving fast food vouchers to children [ 40% ]

11 November 2014

For the second time in just a few months McDonald's has been found to be in breach of its commitment to refrain from marketing products to children that are not healthy choices after another complaint was upheld by the Advertising Standards Board.

Fat chance of a fair game: new sports drinks proposal will mislead consumers on nutritional information, experts warn [ 38% ]

23 September 2014

The Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) is warning that proposed changes to food regulations could allow popular sports drinks with nearly as much sugar as soft drink to carry health claims, which could mislead the public into thinking they were healthier choices than water.

Free toys have powerful influence on what kids want to eat: study [ 37% ]

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.

New WHO guidelines should be a call to industry to stop sugarcoating kids’ foods [ 37% ]

6 March 2014

Australia needs to take action in response to new World Health Organization guidelines around sugar consumption, according to a coalition of leading health organisations, the Obesity Policy Coalition.

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