Are Food Makers Targeting Minorities

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Group says blacks and Hispanics being targeted by food makers.

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A new report finds food companies are targeting Hispanic and black children with ads for unhealthy products.

According to researchers, food companies spent over one billion dollars in 2017 for commercials aired on black targeted and Spanish language TV shows.

Most of those ads were for fast food, snacks and sugary drinks.

The report found food companies increased their ad spending on black targeted tv by 50 percent from 2013 to 2017.

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