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Our Kids and the Alarm List

Marketing and Our Children The majority of foods marketed to children in supermarket stores feature characters on the packaging, often Disney characters, which has been shown to manipulate children’s food related beliefs and encourage them to request these products. Our

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Posted in COCO-COLA, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DIETS, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS

Coke falls flat in terms of health

Coca-Cola’s Healthwashing by Sonia Mountford, Grass Food Researcher Although Coke is selling more in emerging markets, South African volumes grew 7%; sales of Coke in the United States are declining since those more informed consumers are turning to healthier options.

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Posted in COCO-COLA, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DIETS, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, NUTRITION, PUBLIC HEALTH, SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS, YOUTH

School gardens : to target schools in areas of lower socio-economic status (City Farmer News / ABC)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://www.cityfarmer.info/2013/09/02/australian-greens-party-announce-46-5-million-plan-for-kitchen-gardens-in-800-schools-around-the-country-over-four-years/ Australian Greens party announce $46.5 million plan for kitchen gardens in 800 schools around the country over four years Linked by Michael Levenston http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-30/rural-greens-christine-milne-school-kitchen-garden/4925154 “It is time to expand the number of…

Posted in CONSUMER AWARENESS, SCHOOL GARDENS, SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS, Uncategorized, VEGETABLE GARDENING, YOUTH