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Programme for Government plan on childhood obesity welcome

The Irish Heart Foundation has welcomed provisions contained in the new Programme for Government document

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Obesity News   |   16th Jun 2020

Failing to provide a healthy future for our children

Major landmark report from the UN, WHO and the Lancet calls for tighter regulation of junk food marketing to children

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Policy News   |   19th Feb 2020

Junk food marketing complaints just tip of the iceberg

Of 26 complaints published in the latest ASAI bulletin almost a quarter represent junk food marketing

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Policy News   |   26th Nov 2019

Kids who live near junk food outlets more likely to be obese

A new US study has found that children that live nearer to junk food outlets more likely to be overweight or obese

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Policy News   |   5th Nov 2019

Dismay at Skerries fast food restaurant approval

Irish Heart Foundation dismayed at Skerries fast food restaurant approval

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Policy News   |   6th Sep 2019

Donegal parents want ban on junk food marketing to kids

Irish Heart Foundation's 'Stop Targeting Kids' campaign heads to Donegal

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Policy News   |   28th Aug 2019

Parents bring concerns on junk food marketing to Minister

Minister Catherine Byrne TD, met with members of the Irish Heart Foundation’s Parents’ Jury to discuss ways to tackle junk food marketing

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Policy News   |   20th May 2019

Screen time is not recommended for babies

New WHO guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep for children under five

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Policy News   |   25th Apr 2019

Inaction on junk food marketing ‘deeply disappointing’

Irish Heart Foundation criticises inaction on junk food marketing to children

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Policy News   |   11th Feb 2019

Majority favour ban on junk food advertising to kids

Irish Heart Foundation Poll finds majority in favour of banning junk food advertising to kids

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Policy News   |   7th Nov 2018

Majority of apps targeted at kids contain ads – US study

New US study finds 95 per cent of kids' apps contain ads

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Policy News   |   1st Nov 2018

Calls for 9pm watershed on advertising of junk food

Current legislation restricting marketing of junk food to kids not fit for purpose

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Policy News   |   17th Oct 2018