Sign up to join the fight for safer, healthier food
Angry Birds is the most downloaded app of all time. Its birds and pigs
are widely recognizable and appeal to broad audiences, including kids.
Angry Birds are found not only on children’s clothing, backpacks, and stuffed
toys, but also on fruit gummies, which are basically candy,
and other candy.
While candy can fit into a healthy diet if consumed as an occasional
treat, kids don’t need encouragement to eat more of it. Child obesity rates are at extremely high
levels. Though a number of factors
contribute to children’s poor diets, food marketing is an important one. The Institute of Medicine found that food
advertising affects children’s food choices, food purchase requests, diets, and
Please join us today in sending a message to Rovio Entertainment (the
company behind Angry Birds) to ask them to stop marketing junk food to kids.
Is the natural sugar in drinks like fruit juice as bad as the sugar in a soda? The answer may surprise you.