Walt Disney Company To Ban All Junk Food Advertising On Its Television Networks

June 6, 2012 by  
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The Walt Disney Company has announced that by 2015 all of its networks, including The Disney Channel and Disney Junior, will stop advertising foods and beverages that “don’t meet [the company’s] nutrition guidelines.” It’s a surprising announcement considering Disney’s merchandise can be found in McDonald’s Happy Meals, but it is all part of the media giant’s efforts to tackle childhood obesity. Read the rest of Walt Disney Company To Ban All Junk Food Advertising On Its Television Networks Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: disney advertising , happy meals , healthy food guidelines , junk food , nutritional guidelines , walt disney , walt disney junk food ban

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Happy Meals Banned in San Francisco

November 4, 2010 by  
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Photo: Christina Kennedy, Wikimedia Commons , CC Queue up another round of controversy for San Francisco — the city has just voted to ban the practice of marketing unhealthy food to children. Specifically, it has outlawed the practice of using Happy Meals or other similar toy-based promotions to sell foods proven to lead to childhood obesity.

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Photographic Evidence Proves That Squid Can Fly

November 4, 2010 by  
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Photo: Bob and Deb Hulse Once, while boating off the coast of Jamaica in 2001, marine biologist Silvia Maciá and her husband caught a glimpse of an oddly familiar creature leaping from the waves, soaring with ease over the surface of the ocean. As the animal propelled itself for some 30 feet, Maciá realized she was witnessing the most unusual sight — a flying squid. So intrigued by what she saw that day, Maciá would go on to co-author a paper examining similar observations, though essential photographic evidence of the incredible phen…

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Fate of High Speed Rail Uncertain after Election

November 4, 2010 by  
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McDonald’s Happy Meals Evidently Invincible

March 19, 2010 by  
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The picture you’re looking at above isn’t of just any Happy Meal. It’s a Happy Meal that’s an entire year old.

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