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BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 25 September 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6502

Attempts to cut “junk food” advertising are failing in Europe: The promotion of fatty and sugary foods to children has fallen by only 29% since 2004, when the European Union’s health commissioner told food companies that they had to cut back such advertising or face regulation, says a new report from the International Association for the Study of Obesity.1

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