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Parents unite against pester power

The Irish Heart Foundation's Parents Jury fights childhood obesity

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Policy News   |   13th Aug 2018

Junk food companies should not sponsor sport events

Concerns raised about new National Sports Policy

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Policy News   |   13th Aug 2018

Children bombarded by junk food ads during World Cup

Children watching the 2018 World Cup on Irish television were bombarded by almost 1,400 junk food ads

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Policy News   |   17th Jul 2018

Ban vending machines from schools -report

New Oireachtas report makes recommendations aimed at tackling childhood obesity.

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Policy News   |   11th Jul 2018

Online safety plan welcome but further action needed

Government's new online safety plan launched

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Policy News   |   11th Jul 2018

New law bans advertisers targeting kids online

New Data Protection Bill protects children from online marketing

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Policy News   |   23rd May 2018

Dáil to ban junk food companies targeting kids

The Irish Heart Foundation welcome amendment to stop junk food advertisers targeting kids online

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Policy News   |   13th May 2018

TDs urged to ban junk food companies targeting kids

TDs asked to accept two amendments to the Data Protection Bill

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Obesity News   |   15th May 2018

Sugary drink tax comes into force May 1st

Calls for a portion of the proceeds to be ringfenced to fund measures to prevent childhood obesity

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Policy News   |   30th Apr 2018

Junk food marketers bombarding children

The Irish Heart Foundation is calling for a blanket ban on junk food marketing to under-16s

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Policy News   |   18th Apr 2018