FTC Proposes Voluntary Food Marketing Guidelines

May 6th, 2011 by MorganDowney Leave a reply »

The Federal Trade Commission released its long-awaited voluntary guidelines for industry regarding how they market foods to children. Interagency Working Group Seeks Input on Proposed Voluntary Principles for Marketing Food to Children  The agency is proposing that there be more good foods and fewer bad foods marketed to children. (ED: No doubt this will be very controversial.)

 A forum for stakeholders will take place on May 24, 2011.  Public comment is being sought. They must be submitted by June 13, 2011. But early reaction was largely negative Junk Food ‘Guidelines’ Won’t Help – NYTimes.com