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Subvertising: billboard ads for the public interest

Christine Ottery

10th May, 2011

As public spaces become blighted by the £18 billion global outdoors advertising industry, community groups are fighting back to reclaim both ad-free areas or use billboards in a socially beneficial way more...
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'Fat tax' solutions ignore wider social factors driving junk food habits

Lee Bunce

16th August, 2010

Renewed calls for a tax on less nutritious foods do not take account of the importance of issues like education, advertising and social justice say campaigners more...
Trans fat

Ban 'toxic' trans fats and junk food adverts says NHS watchdog

Ecologist

23rd June, 2010

More than 40,000 premature deaths could be prevented with healthier food rules including a ban on takeaways near schools and reduced salt and fat levels in processed foods more...
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Teach children to ignore junk-food advertising, say experts

Ecologist

9th November, 2009

Fruits, vegetables and juices were advertised in only 1.7 per cent of commercials on US children's TV, says study, but reducing junk-food advertising may not be enough more...
Imports of processed cheese and french fries have soared

American junk food imports hit poor

Ecologist

12th August,2009

Influx of high-fat and high-sugar foods into Central America has increased obesity levels more...
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Junk food...Italy?

News

20th February, 2007

Italy, long seen as the healthy man of Europe, is beginning to suffer the effects of fast- and junk-food, the Guardian reports. more...
Bolgs and Comments

Pat Thomas' letter to the Guardian, 17th October 2006

Pat Thomas

17th October, 2006

Pat Thomas, Health Editor of the Ecologist, responds to Felicity Lawrence's article in the Guardian on the link between junk food and mental health more...
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BLT Sandwich: The Big Lifestyle Trade Off

Jon Hughes & Pat Thomas

22nd September, 2006

Is it worse than Mc Donalds? The BLT sandwich is an icon, the ultimate symbol of convenience culture. Tesco alone sells 5 million a year. This is what the £1.80 you pay for your BLT buys... more...
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ASBOs vs Nutrition

Pat Thomas

1st April, 2006

Over 1,000 juvenile delinquents showed a 44 per cent drop in antisocial behaviour when put on a low sugar diet. So why is the government completely ignoring what we are feeding our children, and yet is happy to spend £2,500 on administering each ASBO? more...

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