We’re campaigning against junk food TV adverts because evidence suggests children who see these, eat more unhealthy food. That’s why we’re asking the Government to remove junk food advertising before the 9pm watershed – to reduce children’s exposure by more than half.
Television channels in the UK already aren’t allowed to show unhealthy adverts around children’s programmes. We want this to be extended to include programmes that families watch together.
How can you help?
The Government plan to release their Childhood Obesity Strategy this summer. This means we only have a small window of opportunity to tell MPs why we need to tackle children’s obesity. Ask your MP to write to the Public Health Minister in support of our campaign to remove TV junk food adverts before 9pm.
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