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For a while, the controversy over children’s food advertising was quiet. But now the Debate controversy has flared up again and experts are calling for much stricter rules. The opinion is still that many of the products on offer are not good for children.
The Packaging Attracts Children
Surely you know this from the supermarket. You’re shopping with your parents and suddenly you see great packaging for children’s food. It’s really cool for kids and you want to have it. As a child, you often don’t know exactly what’s inside, but the packaging alone makes you curious. This can be a full cool picture on the yogurt cup or even the super-designed packaging of sweets.
A New Dispute Has Arisen
Precisely for this reason, a new dispute has now flared up again. Many experts accuse the companies, which produce these products, that many of them are not healthy for children. In most cases, these children’s foods are too sugary or contain too much fat. And it is precisely these two things that cause many children to be too fat. That’s why there are calls for stricter rules for Advertising exist. But the companies can’t understand that at all. They say that they adhere to the rules and that it is always possible to read on the packaging which substances are contained in a product and in what quantity. What do you think about that? Does some packaging make you curious too?
Explanation Of The Difficult Words
Debate is a debate. A debate can be about things, but it can also be about people. A debate always has the goal of presenting the advantages and disadvantages of a point of contention.
Advertising is understood as the dissemination of information to the public or to selected target groups. This information is intended to encourage certain people, such as children, to take an interest in certain products and then buy them.
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