Nov. 19, 2014, Reuters
By Anjali Athavaley
U.S. children and teens are seeing fewer TV commercials for sugary drinks, but they remain a prime target for marketers through product placement, social media, and other means, according to a report released on Nov. 19.
The study, conducted by researchers at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, said 6- to 11-year-olds viewed 39 percent fewer television ads for sugary drinks in 2013 than in 2010. Teens saw a 30 percent drop. Continue reading