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    The government is pressuring food companies to cut back on marketing unhealthy foods to children. The voluntary guidelines would phase out advertisements on TV, in stores, and online. Companies are urged to market foods to children ages 2 through 17, but only if those foods are low in fats, sugars, and sodium and contain healthy ingredients. In 2009, Congress directed the Federal Trade Commission, Agriculture Department, Food and Drug Administration and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to form a working group and develop the recommendations.

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