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Why banning junk food in schools isn't a bad idea

Jun 30, 2014

Why banning junk food in schools isn't a bad idea

A report on The Telegraph says that the women and child development ministry in India is mulling a ban on fried food in the cafetaria. They might also ban the sale of what is usually called junk food around the school. #Health #junk food #Chips #Junk Food in schools #Fries #Burgers #Deep fried foods #Junk food and children
Maneka Gandhi plans to propse ban on junk food in schools across India

Jun 04, 2014

Maneka Gandhi plans to propse ban on junk food in schools across India

The objective is to "make available good quality, safe food to students in school canteens", said officials from the WCD Ministry. #NewsTracker #junk food #Schools #Maneka Gandhi #women and child development
Want fruit instead of fries? McDonalds will soon allow that option

Sep 27, 2013

Want fruit instead of fries? McDonalds will soon allow that option

McDonald's, which often bears the brunt of criticism over the restaurant industry's penchant for tempting diners with indulgent and often high-calorie food, said it would offer the option in all of its 20 major global markets by 2020. #McDonald's #Health #happy meals #junk food #anti-obesity #french fries #fruit #salad #healthy eating #Center for Science in the Public Interest
Fitch downgrades Sony, Panasonic to 'junk' status

Nov 23, 2012

Fitch downgrades Sony, Panasonic to 'junk' status

Ratings agency Fitch downgraded the debt ratings of Japan's Sony Corp and Panasonic Corp to "junk" status citing weakness in their consumer electronics and TV operations, further diminishing the lustre of the once-great Japanese brands. #Sony #Japan #ExpertView #Panasonic #Fitch #Junk status
Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids

Jun 06, 2012

Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids

Walt Disney Company has announced it will become the first major media company to ban junk-food advertising on its TV, radio and online programmes that target children. #obesity #junk food #DIsney #Soft drink #Children's channel

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Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids

Aug 21, 2014

Mexico Curbs Junk-Food Ads

Mexican authorities are restricting food marketing to children on television and in movie theaters, part of an attack plan against rising health problems as Mexicans get fatter...
Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids

Aug 11, 2014

As Investors Pull Cash From Market US High Yield Bond Issuance Sinks

U.S. high yield bond issuance slumped to $2.1 billion last week as investors fled the market amid fears of a junk bond bubble, resulting in a record $7.1 billion cash outflow, according to Lipper...
Disney to ban junk food ads on programmes for kids

Aug 07, 2014

Documentary examines America’s obsession with big butts

A new documentary from Moguldom Studios, which is known for its edgy “docutainment” films, digs into the cultural fascination with junk in the trunk...