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FTC announces forum agenda on food marketing to kids


The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced its agenda for a December 15 meeting to discuss food marketing to children.


The public forum is entitled ‘Sizing up Food Marketing and Childhood Obesity’ and will see the presentation of new research and discuss the “statutory and constitutional issues surrounding governmental regulation of food marketing.”


The FTC said that panelists will also discuss the food and entertainment industries’ attempts at self-regulation of advertising to children.


The forum’s agenda can be accessed online here .