New Food Commission report on children's food in leisure venues.
The Food Commission's Anna Glayzer and Jessica Mitchell investigate children's food in leisure venues.
Their report, for the British Heart Foundation uncovers how places where kids go to get fit and active including leisure centres, bowling alleys, ice skating rinks and park cafes undermine the fight against childhood obesity by offering kids a barrage of unhealthy products through vending machines and junk food meal deals.
The BHF and The Food Commission are now calling for public and private sector providers to lead the way in ensuring healthy food options are available and easily identifiable and for the School Food Trust criteria for vending machines to be adopted by leisure venues
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Food Commission report on children's food in leisure venues by Anna Glayzer and Jessica Mitchell for the BHF.
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