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A Closer Look (Aggressive Marketing) #741449

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 2003
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at aggressive marketing tactics to persuade kids to eat foods that are not good for them introduced; statistics cited on overweight children.

(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) Center for Science in the Public Interest study on advertising by the processed food industry examined; video game & TV ad excerpts shown. [Center's Margo WOOTAN†- says the foods marketed to children are high in calories.] [Grocery Manufacturers of America Lisa KATIC†- defends treat foods.] [Parent Patty BARBATO†- says it's hard to keep junk food out.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Dean
Duration:
00:02:50

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