A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report is predicting that the global number of obese children could rise from 41 million to 70 million over the next decade unless governments intervene.   The...

New research by the Cancer Council NSW and the University of Newcastle has found that Australian shoppers feel that supermarkets exacerbate the “pester power” pressure from children during the shopping...

Australia’s major advertisers have declared that the self-regulatory system for food-related advertising is already working effectively, regardless of a recent report by the Obesity Policy Coalition...

The Cancer Council of New South Wales has published online a list of the food advertising that occurs during children’s favorite television programming. The online list at a specific website (http://www.fatfreetv.com.au/)...

A Senate inquiry has knocked back a Bill proposing a ban on junk food advertising to children. The Australian Food and Grocery Council has welcomed the release of a Senate Inquiry into the ‘Protecting...