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In a new press release, BEUC - the umbrella body for EU member states' national consumer groups – urges member states and EU Pledge signatories to endorse the nutrient profile model developed by the Europe Regional Office of the World Health Organisation (WHO) (see AEf Alert20/02/15) to determine which products can and cannot be marketed to children....

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Greenpeace, the InterAmerican Heart Foundation and El Poder del Consumidor – NGOs that are members of the Mexican Alliance for Food Safety (Alianza por la Salud Alimentaria) - have issued a joint press release on 26 February denouncing the Mexican Department for Trade for its position against policies adopted in foreign countries to protect health and promote information to consumers. The NGOs believe those strategies serve the interests of the tobacco, 'HFSS' food and genetically modified food industries....

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Mexico

A survey of 2118 adults in the UK carried out by polling consultancy ComRes found that 64% of people want a ban on TV adverts for foods high in fat, sugar and salt before 9pm....

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United Kingdom

According to news reports, Google intends to announce on 23 February the launch of a new application called Youtube Kids. The child-friendly designed app will be separate from the YouTube mobile app and most likely available for free. Google is still to confirm whether marketers will be able to display advertisements in the app....

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United States

Today AEf is publishing a comprehensive literature review on digital marketing communications and children, prepared by Dr Barbie Clarke, of...

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With Google processing 40,000 search queries a second — or 1.2 trillion a year — it's a safe bet that many of those doing the...

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USA Today

26 Sep 2014 - The Huffington Post: Google to revamp its products with 12-and-younger focus

We all know that kids love apps. From a parent's perspective, apps can provide a much more interactive, and educational experie

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The Huffington Post

One of the big challenges for children’s app developers is the reluctance of many parents to pay upfront for apps, even if they distrust...

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The Guardian

Britain's technology companies are struggling to attract a new generation of mobile-savvy&nb

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The Guardian