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The Daily Telegraph reported a University study reveals branded apps are influencing young people at unprecedented levels and quotes co-author, Associate Professor Teresa Davis from the Business School.
Radio National Life Matters
Associate Professor Teresa Davis was interviewd on ABC Radio National's Life Matters program on branded apps and their influence on children.
Researchers at The George Institute for Global Health and The University of Sydney say that the amount of salt in processed and restaurant foods remains dangerously high despite a "plethora" of government, industry and civil society initiatives aimed at reducing salt levels. Read more
Big food and drink companies are under fire from health advocates and parents for bombarding children with junk food advertising and sophisticated marketing techniques.
Tackling obesity must move beyond the individual - but the corporate world is yet to step up to the plate. Professor Corinne Mulley wants Big Business to put its money where our mouths are.
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