FTC, HHS to Host Forum on Childhood Obesity

The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Health and Human Services will host a forum, “Weighing In: A Check-Up on Marketing, Self-Regulation, and Childhood Obesity,” to review progress in implementing self-regulatory and educational initiatives to combat childhood obesity.


WHO: Opening Remarks by:
FTC Chairman Deborah Platt Majoras
Other speakers listed on the event agenda, available at:
WHEN: Wednesday, July 18, 2007
9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
WHERE: FTC Conference Center
601 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20580
PRESS CONTACT: Jackie Dizdul, FTC Public Affairs
202-326-2180, 202-746-1578


A wireless hotspot is available for Internet access at the Conference Center.

The forum will be Web cast. Reporters who wish to cover the event, but who cannot attend, can click here.

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