Nickelodeon is wanted again for marketing junk food and obesity to kids. Share if you agree it's time for Nickelodeon to dump the junk food ads and be a responsible media company!

Urge Nickelodeon to stop marketing junk food to kids - Food Marketing Workgroup

“What if the problem isn’t really the parents?” Why I'm counting down the days until the "Fed Up" movie release: http://kyhealthykids.com/2014/04/30/fed-up-fu-and-f-you/

Opens Friday, June 20 - Fed Up - An examination of America’s obesity epidemic and the food industry’s role in aggravating it.

Infographic: Fast-Food TV Advertising Aimed At Kids - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Fast-Food TV Advertising Aimed at Kids: Who's Doing it and How? This might make an interesting article of the wk and debate topic

Did you know that when kids are playing on Nickelodeon’s Neopets.com, they’re being exposed to junk food ads, like this one for Lucky Charms?  Nick should adopt a food marketing policy and not sell junk food to kids on its websites!

Did you know that when kids are playing on Nickelodeon’s Neopets.com, they’re being exposed to junk food ads, like this one for Lucky Charms? Nick should adopt a food marketing policy and not sell junk food to kids on its websites!

A new study from the Rudd Center finds that 83% of food ads are on just 4 sites: Nick.com, Neopet.com, CartoonNetwork.com and DisneyChannel.Disney.com. And what's worse -- 85% of food ads on kids’ websites are for junk food. Food and entertainment companies should do better by our kids!

A new study from the Rudd Center finds that 83% of food ads are on just 4 sites: Nick.com, Neopet.com, CartoonNetwork.com and DisneyChannel.Disney.com. And what's worse -- 85% of food ads on kids’ websites are for junk food. Food and entertainment companies should do better by our kids!

A new study from the Rudd Center finds that 83% of food ads are on just 4 sites: Nick.com, Neopet.com, CartoonNetwork.com and DisneyChannel.Disney.com. And what's worse -- 85% of food ads on kids’ websites are for junk food. Food and entertainment companies should do better by our kids!

Infographic on food advertisements that appear on popular children's websites.

For years companies that make their money marketing junk food to kids have labeled CSPI and other nutrition advocates as “food nannies.”  Perhaps they think that name-calling will distract parents from the fact that they spend $1.8 billion each year marketing (mostly unhealthy) food to kids. But, who’s the real food nanny? Check out this infographic for the truth!

For years companies that make their money marketing junk food to kids have labeled CSPI and other nutrition advocates as “food nannies.” Perhaps they think that name-calling will distract parents from the fact that they spend $1.8 billion each year marketing (mostly unhealthy) food to kids. But, who’s the real food nanny? Check out this infographic for the truth!

Older children need to be protected from unhealthy food marketing until at least age 14 as they are highly susceptible and uniquely vulnerable. Food, beverage, restaurant, and entertainment companies should expand self-regulation to protect children through their most developmentally vulnerable period. Learn more: http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/reports/Protecting_Older_Children_3.14.pdf

Older children need to be protected from unhealthy food marketing until at least age 14 as they are highly susceptible and uniquely vulnerable. Food, beverage, restaurant, and entertainment companies should expand self-regulation to protect children through their most developmentally vulnerable period. Learn more: http://www.yaleruddcenter.org/resources/upload/docs/what/reports/Protecting_Older_Children_3.14.pdf

You won’t believe the outrageous product placement in the new movie Free Birds, where two turkeys attempt to change the course of history and get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu.   SPOILER ALERT: The holiday staple is replaced by Chuck E. Cheese’s pizza.  It’s just plain wrong for Chuck E. Cheese’s to market their unhealthy pizza to kids this way.  Photo Credit: Relativity Media and Reel FX

Free Birds flocks to theaters November 2013 movie image

Look for stickers on blueberries the next time you’re grocery shopping. Nice to see Gourmet Trading Company using marketing to encourage kids to eat healthy!

Look for stickers on blueberries the next time you’re grocery shopping. Nice to see Gourmet Trading Company using marketing to encourage kids to eat healthy!

Toys R Us sells a 7-Eleven Slurpee machine for kids, along with many other marketing messages masquerading as toys.

Edible & Cosmetic Toy Products Sold at Toys 'R' Us Contain Dangerous Chemicals

Toys R Us sells a Slurpee machine for kids, along with many other marketing messages masquerading as toys.

Shame on Wells Fargo for disparaging broccoli in a recent ad it ran in the East Bay Express. Kids don’t need more encouragement to eat hot dogs and cotton candy.

Shame on Wells Fargo for disparaging broccoli in a recent ad it ran in the East Bay Express. Kids don’t need more encouragement to eat hot dogs and cotton candy.

A new study from the Rudd Center finds that 83% of food ads are on just 4 sites: Nick.com, Neopet.com, CartoonNetwork.com and DisneyChannel.Dis.... And what's worse -- 85% of food ads on kids’ websites are for junk food. Food and entertainment companies should do better by our kids!

A new study from the Rudd Center finds that 83% of food ads are on just 4 sites: Nick.com, Neopet.com, CartoonNetwork.com and DisneyChannel.Dis.... And what's worse -- 85% of food ads on kids’ websites are for junk food. Food and entertainment companies should do better by our kids!

Kids don’t need more encouragement to eat frozen sugar water!  Unilever should stop marketing directly to kids on Popsicle boxes!  Let parents, not big food companies, decide when to give their kids a treat!

Kids don’t need more encouragement to eat frozen sugar water! Unilever should stop marketing directly to kids on Popsicle boxes! Let parents, not big food companies, decide when to give their kids a treat!

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