HFSS foods


Spain and US take measures against marketing of sweets and soft drinks to children

The days of advertising sweets, junk food and sugary drinks to children are counted in Spain, and in the United States, too, it could soon have a fierce opponent: countermarketing. In both countries, the decision has been taken to get tough after years of more tolerant policies, which have relied heavily on the goodwill of […]


European Commission releases study on children exposure to marketing of high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) foods

On July 8th, 2021, DG SANTE released its final report on the exposure of children to linear, non-linear and online marketing of foods high in fat, salt or sugar.  The goal of this study was to quantify such a marketing exposure in order to develop instruments to address the problem and ultimately fight youth obesity. […]