|Received:||12/21/2006 12:23:00 PM|
|Organization:||Mercatus Center at George Mason University|
|Agency:||Federal Trade Commission|
|Rule:||Food Industry Marketing Practices to Children and Adolescents|
|Attachment:||526194-00020.pdf Download Adobe Reader|
Comments:We believe that there is little evidence that advertising causes obesity. Therefore, the FTC should take care to consider academic literature on the effects of food marketing and the causes of obesity, in addition to its collection of information from food and beverage companies.