Colette Sexton: 'It’s too late for me but luckily someone has started thinking of the children'

It's high time we followed Britain and looked at food advertising rules for children

13th December, 2016
Ireland is set to become the most obese country in Europe within a decade Pic: Getty

It is officially Christmas time and to mark the festive season, I spent the weekend stuffing my face.

But it turns out I am not to blame for my pigging out. It is the advertisers’ fault. Not the current marketing campaigns out there either but the advertising campaigns I soaked up as a child. My poor, young brain took in so many fun slogans and TV ads over the years and now I am powerless...

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