Tagged: food marketing

Lessons from Canada for NZ: Carbon, Cycling, Tobacco, Nutrition and Cannabis - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Apr 08, 2019

Prof Nick Wilson, Dr Amanda Jones, A/Prof George Thomson Canada has a number of progressive public policies which can influence health. In this blog we briefly look at 6 potential lessons for NZ in the domains of: (i) responding to climate change; (ii) supporting cycling; (iii) tobacco control; (iv) controls on food marketing directed at children; (v) healthy food … Read More

Unethical junk food marketing: Upgrading the advertising codes - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Apr 28, 2016

by Dr Stefanie Vandevijvere, Alanna Soupen, University of Auckland Kiwis want tougher restrictions on junk food marketing to children. A Horizon Research poll conducted last year found 41% of Kiwi’s were strongly in favour of greater restrictions to reduce the advertising of unhealthy foods and drinks to children, and 32% “somewhat” in favour. About 6000 “ActionStation” members called … Read More

Is the food industry ripe for scrutiny? - Food Stuff

Amanda Johnson Jun 20, 2012

The journal PLoS Medicine (Public Library of Science Medicine) has today (June 20) launched a special series of articles highlighting the influence and impact of the food industry. Seven articles, published over the next three weeks, will examine the activities and influence of ‘Big Food’ (defined as the multinational food and beverage industry with huge and concentrated market … Read More