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

Narelle M. Berry, Patricia Carter, Rebecca Nolan, Eleonora Dal Grande, Sue Booth

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)85-87
Number of pages3
JournalHealth Promotion Journal of Australia
Issue number1
Early online date9 Feb 2017
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • children
  • mass media
  • public policy
  • Obesity

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