Since our post last week on what parents can do about children and consumerism, I see crazy and questionable marketing to children everywhere. Granted, tis the season to sell to children, but I’ve been really surprised what I see now that my eyes are open wider.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will hold a public forum in Washington, DC, on December 15th that will include impact of food marketing on children, self-regulatory efforts of food and entertainment industries, and recommended nutritional standards for marketing to children. Read more at Parents for Ethical Marketing.
While you are there, learn about this great group and check out their fabulous list of resources on (resisting) marketing to children.