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The White House is calling on food manufacturers to curb marketing of unhealthy foods to children as part of a broader assault against childhood obesity. The report suggests that "food companies should extend their current self-imposed regulations to cover all forms of marketing to children" and that "all media and entertainment companies should limit the licensing of their popular characters to food and beverage products that are healthy." And if not, then the FCC should get involved. No more Barbie Fruit Roll-ups or Dora the Explorer Push-Up Pops? [WSJ]