Tag: marketing practices

Using Psychology to Improve School Nutrition

The USDA announced a new initiative to use psychology to improve school nutrition in the lunchroom. Restaurants and grocery stores have been using marketing psychology for years to entice customers into buying more expensive (and often less healthy and higher calorie) items. Now the USDA wants to use that same marketing psychology to get schoolkids to choose healthier meals at school.

CSPI Takes on the Happy Meal

Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is threatening to sue McDonald’s if they don’t take the toys out of their Happy Meals. Their argument is that including toys [ … ]