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Business Latest: Junk food marketing

Michelle Obama is expected to lay out restrictions on marketing junk food and sugary drinks in schools today. Is this really a lost opportunity for companies?
A stutdent stands in front of a vending machine in Charleston, W.Va.
A stutdent stands in front of a vending machine in Charleston, W.Va.

JUNK FOOD MARKETING: First lady Michelle Obama is expected to lay out new restrictions on the marketing of junk food and sugary drinks in schools today. This includes logos on stadium scoreboards and other branding. What does this mean for food companies? Is this really a lost opportunity? Read more

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