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Organic

Any Restaurant Can Call Itself 'Organic' and Get Away with It

As long as they're making a "reasonable" effort.
Hannah Keyser
8.15.18
Fast Food

McDonald's Happy Meal Ads Allowed During Children’s TV, Says Watchdog

The Advertising Standards Agency, however, deems Coco Pops and KFC "junk food."
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.9.18
Love Island

'Love Island' Diet Ads Land ITV in Trouble

The broadcaster has been criticised for scheduling commercials for weight-loss foods during the popular reality show.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
7.27.18
Fast Food

London Mayor to Ban Junk Food Advertising on Tubes and Buses

If Sadiq Khan’s proposal passes consultation, adverts promoting high fat, salt, or sugar foods will no longer be allowed on public transport.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.11.18
Health

Pret’s Natural Food Claim Is ‘Misleading’ Says Advertising Watchdog

After a complaint from the Real Bread Campaign, the Advertising Standards Agency ruled that the chain could no longer say it sold “good, natural food.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
4.20.18
ADVERTISING

KFC's Dancing Chicken Is the Most Complained About Ad of 2017, Thanks to Vegans

Maybe vegans just don't like DMX?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.1.18
Avocado

Australian Ad Warns that Avocado Makes You 'Pretentious'

"We realised the issue was not our country's future wealth, but our future as a nation of pretentious wankers."
Nick Rose
9.25.17
pubs

Pub in Trouble After Putting Promotional Flyers in Children’s School Bags

Parents in Northampton were not happy with the “£5 off and a free drink” leaflets. Great deal, though.
Daisy Meager
8.3.17
junk food

McDonald’s Has Ended Its 41-Year Sponsorship of the Olympics

After the Winter Olympics in South Korea next year, the Golden Arches will no longer feed spectators and athletes at the Games.
Daisy Meager
6.22.17
politics

Smirnoff Savagely Trolls Trump with New Ad Campaign

Maybe Trump can try to spin this and blame Smirnoff for the failure of Trump Vodka.
Alex Swerdloff
6.13.17
Fast Food

McDonald’s Creepy ‘Dead Dad’ Ad Is as Bad as It Sounds

The fast-food giant has since pulled and apologised for the tone-deaf advertisement.
Nick Rose
5.18.17
Technology

Burger King Ad that Uses Voice Control Backfires, Then Goes Viral

PR fail or social media win? Have it your way.
Nick Rose
4.20.17
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