Resources

Fact sheet | Industry self-regulation

Fact sheet describing how the food and beverage industry has engaged in voluntary self-regulation in three main areas of public health concern: 1) Child-directed junk food marketing; 2) Front-of-package labelling; and 3) reducing unhealthy nutrients in the food supply. While self-regulation continues to be the most common approach globally for addressing industry’s role in the […]

Fact sheet | Child-directed food marketing

Fact sheet describing the prevalence and persuasive nature of junk food marketing aimed at kids. Learn how unhealthy food marketing contributes to the childhood obesity crisis and explore options for regulations to limit its harms and protect children from exposure. Updated August 2020

Maps | Restrictions on marketing food to children

Global maps showing countries and jurisdictions with mandatory and/or voluntary regulations on food and beverage marketing to children. Includes maps highlighting countries with restrictions in broadcast vs. non-broadcast media, restrictions that apply only to certain food and beverage types, and restrictions on marketing in schools. Updated July 2018

Fact sheet | Ultra-processed foods

Fact sheet describing ultra-processed foods and drinks and the threat they pose to public health worldwide as they make up increasingly greater portions of the global diet. Learn how to identify ultra-processed products; review the evidence for their association with a multitude of risk factors, diseases, and mortality; and explore policy options to reduce consumption. […]

Publications

Taillie LS, Bercholz M, Popkin B, Reyes M, Colchero MA, Corvalán C. Changes in food purchases after the Chilean policies on food labelling, marketing, and sales in schools: a before and after study. The Lancet Planetary Health. 2021 Aug 1;5(8):e526-33. view full text

Jensen ML, Carpentier FR, Adair L, Corvalán C, Popkin BM, Taillie LS. TV advertising and dietary intake in adolescents: a pre-and post-study of Chile’s Food Marketing Policy. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2021 Dec;18(1):1-1. view full text

Paraje G, Colchero A, Wlasiuk JM, Sota AM, Popkin BM. The effects of the Chilean food policy package on aggregate employment and real wages. Food Policy. 2021 Apr 1;100:102016. view full text

Correa T, Reyes M, Taillie LS, Corvalán C, Dillman Carpentier FR. Food advertising on television before and after a national unhealthy food marketing regulation in Chile, 2016–2017. American Journal of Public Health. 2020 Jul;110(7):1054-9. view full text

Dillman Carpentier FR, Correa T, Reyes M, Taillie LS. Evaluating the impact of Chile’s marketing regulation of unhealthy foods and beverages: Pre-school and adolescent children’s changes in exposure to food advertising on television. Public Health Nutrition. 2020 Mar;23(4):747. view full text

Taillie LS, Reyes M, Colchero MA, Popkin BM, Corvalán C. (2020). An evaluation of Chile’s Law of Food Labeling and Advertising on sugar-sweetened beverage purchases from 2015 to 2017: A before-and-after studyPLOS Med 17(2): e1003015. view full text

Correa T, Fierro C, Reyes M, Carpentier FRD, Taillie LS, and Corvalan C. (2019). Responses to the Chilean Law of Food Labeling and Advertising: Exploring knowledge, perceptions and behaviors of mothers of young childrenInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 16(1): 21. view full text

Dunford EK, Ng SW, Taillie LSHow Does the Healthfulness of the US Food Supply Compare to International Guidelines for Marketing to Children and Adolescents? Matern Child Health J. 2019 Jun;23(6):768-776. view full text

Correa T, Reyes M, Smith Taillie LP, Dillman Carpentier FR. The prevalence and audience reach of food and beverage advertising on Chilean television according to marketing tactics and nutritional quality of products. Public Health Nutr. 2019 Apr;22(6):1113-1124. view full text

Corvalán C, Reyes M, Garmendia ML, Uauy R. Structural responses to the obesity and non‐communicable diseases epidemic: Update on the Chilean law of food labelling and advertising. Obesity Reviews. 2019 Mar;20(3):367-74. view full text

Rummo PE, Guilkey DK, Ng SW, Meyer KA, Popkin BM, Reis JP, Shikany JM, Gordon-Larsen P. Does unmeasured confounding influence associations between the retail food environment and body mass index over time? The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. International Journal of Epidemiology. 2017 Jun 6. view full text

Ford CN, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Ten-year beverage intake trends among US preschool children: rapid declines between 2003 and 2010 but stagnancy in recent years. Pediatric Obesity. 2015 Mar 2. view full text