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Complaint and Request for Investigation of PepsiCo’s and Frito-Lay's Deceptive Practices in Marketing Doritos to Adolescents

Submitted by Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Consumer Watchdog, and the Praxis Project, October 19, 2011
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FTC complaint appendices A-L

October 19, 2011
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Digital Food Marketing to Children and Youth: Problematic Practices and Policy Interventions

Kathryn Montgomery, Jeff Chester, October 2011
This report was developed for the National Policy & Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity (NPLAN), a project of Public Health Law & Policy (PHLP). Support was provided by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
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The New Age of Food Marketing: How companies are targeting and luring our kids -- and what advocates can do about it

Center for Digital Democracy, Public Health Law & Policy, Berkeley Media Studies Group, October 2011
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Peeking Behind the Curtain: Food and Marketing Industry Research Supporting Digital Media Marketing to Children and Adolescents

Jeff Chester, Andrew Cheyne, and Lori Dorfman, May 2011. Research report supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Healthy Eating Research program.
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Food Marketing in the Digital Age: A Conceptual Framework and Agenda for Research

Kathryn Montgomery, Sonya Grier, Jeff Chester, and Lori Dorfman, April 2011. Research report supported by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Healthy Eating Research program.
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Alcohol Marketing in the Digital Age

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Interactive Food and Beverage Marketing: Targeting Adolescents in the Digital Age

Kathryn Montgomery and Jeff Chester. Review article. Journal of Adolescent Health 45: S18–S29, 2009.
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Memos from the Second NPLAN/BMSG Meeting on Digital Media and Marketing to Children, June 2009

These memos were funded by the National Policy & Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity (NPLAN), a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Introduction by Lori Dorfman
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Opportunities for Addressing Interactive Food & Beverage Marketing to Youth, by Jeff Chester and Kathryn Montgomery
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African American & Hispanic Youth Vulnerability to Target Marketing: Implications for Understanding the Effects of Digital Marketing, by Sonya A. Grier
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Research on Child Development: Implications for How Children Understand and Cope with Digital Marketing, by Louis Moses
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Adolescents' Psychological & Neurobiological Development: Implications for Digital Marketing, by Frances M. Leslie, Linda J. Levine, Sandra E. Loughlin, and Cornelia Pechmann
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Changing the Rules of the Game: Implicit Persuasion and Interactive Children's Marketing, by Agnes Nairn
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The FTC's Role in Privacy Protection: Implications for Food & Beverage Marketing, by Paul M. Schwartz and Daniel Solove
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Notice and Choice: Implications for Digital Marketing to Youth, by Paul M. Schwartz and Daniel Solove
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Recent Federal Regulatory Developments Concerning Food and Beverage Marketing to Children and Adolescents by Angela Campbell
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Digital Marketing to Youth: An Emerging Threat

Jeff Chester and Kathryn Montgomery. Consumer Policy Review. Which? Vol. 18, No. 6. Nov/Dec 2008
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Interactive Food & Beverage Marketing: Targeting Children and Youth in the Digital Age, An Update

Jeff Chester and Kathryn Montgomery. Memo prepared for the NPLAN/BMSG meeting on digital media and marketing to children, July 2008.
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Interactive Food & Beverage Marketing: Targeting Children and Youth in the Digital Age (full report)

Jeff Chester and Kathryn Montgomery. Report prepared for Berkeley Media Studies Group, May 2007.
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Interactive Food & Beverage Marketing: Targeting Children and Youth in the Digital Age (brief report)

Jeff Chester and Kathryn Montgomery. Report prepared for Berkeley Media Studies Group, May 2007.
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