Public attitudes to government intervention to regulate food advertising, especially to children.

Auteur(s) :
Berry NM., Carter P., Nolan R., Dal Grande E., Booth S.
Date :
Fév, 2017
Source(s) :
Health promotion journal of Australia : official journal of Australian Association of Health Promotion Professionals. #28 p85-87
Adresse :
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia. Present address: Norwich Medical School, Floor 2, Bob Champion Research and Education Building, James Watson Road, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7UQ, UK. Public Health and Clinical Systems, South Australian Department for Health and Ageing, PO Box 287, Rundle Mall, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Population Research and Outcomes Studies, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia.

Sommaire de l'article

The World Health Organization has called on governments to implement recommendations on the marketing of foods and beverages to children. This study describes high public support for government intervention in marketing of unhealthy food to children and suggests more effort is needed to harness public opinion to influence policy development.

Source : Pubmed