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Kellogg y Nickelodeon demandados por anunciar comida basura

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Yesterday the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, and two Massachusetts parents, Sherri Carlson of Wakefield and Andrew Leong of Brookline announced it had filed a lawsuit against cereal maker Kellogg and the Nickelodeon television network. The lawsuit seeks to have the companies stop marketing junk food to children.

The plaintiffs are intending to file the lawsuit in Massachusetts state court. They are seeking $25 per "violation", CSPI threatened that "the verdict could be in the billions of dollars," according to the group's press release. The plaintiffs are using a report that was issued by the Institute of Medicine, which claims that the television ads aimed towards children are mostly for high-calorie, low-nutrition food and drinks.

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