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Food Marketing and Childhood Obesity


Statement of CCFC’s Susan Linn on the FTC Report:  Marketing Food to Children and Adolescents: A Review of Industry Expenditures, Activities, and Self-Regulation

July 29, 2008


Ronald McDonald Report Card Ads Expelled from Seminole County

January 17, 2008


CCFC Statement on Major Food Company Marketing Pledges

July 18, 2007


Kellogg Agrees to New Standards for Food Marketing to Children

June 14, 2007


CCFC to Health and Human Services:  Fire Shrek

April 25, 2007


CCFC Statement on the Kaiser Family Foundation’s New Report, “Food for Thought: Television Food Advertising to Children in the United States

March 28, 2007




Marketing Media Violence


2009 Violent PG-13 Summer Blockbusters: Urge the FTC to Stop the Film Industry from Marketing Violent
PG-13 Films to Young Children

July 22, 2009

2008 Violent PG-13 Summer Blockbusters
Summer, 2008


CCFC to MPAA:  Stop the Marketing of Violent PG-13 Films to Young Children; Ads for Summer Blockbusters and Related Merchandise Flood Kids TV

May 14, 2008


Burger King “Has It Their Way” with PG-13 Iron Man Cross-Promotions for Children as Young as Three

April 23, 2008


Coalition to MPAA:  Stop Marketing PG-13 Films to Young Children

January 17, 2008


CCFC Statement  on the Release of Manhunt 2

October 30, 2007


Transformers Marketing:  More than Meets the Eye

June 28, 2007


CCFC Demands Adults Only Rating for Manhunt 2

June 19, 2007


Boston Coalition to MBTA: “Stop Advertising Violence to Children” 

November 20, 2006






CCFC to Nick and Burger King: SpongeBob and Sexualization Don't Mix!

April 7, 2009


CCFC to BusRadio:  Stop Promoting 90210 to Six-Year-Olds

September 2, 2008


Advocates for Children Decry Abercrombie & Fitch Naming Rights at Children’s Hospital

March 11, 2008


CCFC to McDonald’s: Stop Selling Sex with a Side of Fries (or Apple Dippers)

October 16, 2007


CCFC to Unilever:  Ax the Axe Campaign if You Care about “Real Beauty”

October 9, 2007


CCFC to Scholastic: No Bratz in Schools!

February 26, 2007


Burlesque Is Not Child’s Play: CCFC Urges Hasbro to Shelve New line of Pussycat Dolls

May 22, 2006




Saving Play

Mattel’s Barbie Dallas Cowboy Cheerleader Wins Worst Toy of the Year; CCFC Honors Doll with Inaugural TOADY Award
February 12, 2009

The Case for Make Believe: A New Book by CCFC's Susan Linn

April 22, 2008


Leading Social Networking Site for Kids has Quietly Begun Accepting Ads

December 13, 2007


Cartoon Network’s “Tickle U” Is No Laughing Matter

August 15, 2005




Babies and Toddlers


Advocates ask PBS Sprout to Put The Good Night Show to Bed; Television is Not a Sleep Aid
March 11, 2009

CCFC Praises France Baby TV Ban; Urges FTC Action in the US
August 21, 2008


CCFC to FTC:  Whatever Happened to BabyFirstTV?

July 14, 2008


CCFC Statement on the FTC’s Failure to Take Enforceable Action Against Baby Einstein and Brainy Baby for False and Deceptive Marketing

December 6, 2007


CCFC to Disney: Where’s the Beef? Show us the Evidence that Baby Einstein Videos are Beneficial to Babies

August 16, 2007


Statement of CCFC’s Dr. Susan Linn on Important New Study: Slower Language Development for Infants who Watch Baby Media

August 7, 2007


CCFC Urges Cable Companies to Tune Out BabyFirstTV

May 15, 2007


CCFC to President Bush: Luring Babies to Screens is Not Heroic

January 25, 2007


“Stop Branding Babies,” CCFC Urges Noted Public Health Organization To Get Out of the Baby Video Business March 20, 2006




Marketing In Schools


Teachers to Scholastic: Don't Use Us to Market Toys, Make-up, and Brands in School

May 19, 2009


CCFC to Scholastic: Put the Book Back in Book Club

February 9, 2009


Montgomery County Pulls the Plug on BusRadio
December 11, 2008

CCFC to BusRadio:  Stop Promoting 90210 to Six-Year-Olds

September 2, 2008


Advocates to Channel One:  Stop Marketing Prescription Drugs to Children

July 30, 2008


CCFC’s BusRadio Resource Page



Ronald McDonald Report Card Ads Expelled from Seminole County

January 17, 2008


CCFC Blasts McDonald’s Report Card Advertising

December 5, 2007


CCFC asks NSBA to Disavow Industry-Funded Report on Social Networking

November 16, 2007


Nation’s Strongest School Commercialism Bill Advances Out of Committee CCFC Lauds Joint Committee on Public Health

August 1, 2007


CCFC's Guide to Commercial-Free Book Fairs

January, 2007


CCFC to Scholastic: No Bratz in Schools!

February 26, 2007





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