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This Week’s Blog Question July 9, 2008

Should food advertisers be required to provide health effects of their food in their commercials and on their print ads, and packaging?

Should food advertisers be required to provide health effects of their food in their commercials and on their print ads, and packaging? Kind of like a black box warning on pharmaceuticals. For example, should an order of large fries state: This food contains high amounts of fat and carbohydrates and may lead to diabetes and cardiovascular disease.