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January 19, 2018
Junk Food Marketing: A Social Justice Issue
In the United States, junk food marketing to children is a health equity issue. More than that, tactics that target communities of color, makes it a racial issue. It encourages unhealthy diets and, ultimately, fuels disease. Understanding and communicating effectively about this type of targeted marketing is a critical step toward achieving health equity. This article talks about the injustice of food companies targeting groups experiencing disparities. When you have time, we invite you to read and learn more about this critical issue that impacts so many American lives.