There has been a widespread call for a ban on junk food advertising on radio and TV. The suggested ban would see a blackout on junk food advertising between 6.00am and 9.00pm.

This is part of a global call to fight childhood obesity. The rate of childhood obesity in Australia is one in four - well above the international average. Choice Magazine has joined with 114 global consumer groups in the launch of an international marketing code for high fat, high salt and high sugar foods.