Children’s Advertising Review Unit

The Children’s Advertising Review Unit has recommended that Moose Toys, an Australian toy company, modify ads and packaging of its “Little Live Pets Gotta Go Turdle” toy to disclose that kids should not eat the synthetic “Turdle food” that comes with the toy. CARU also recommended that future promotions of the toy depict adult supervision.
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In a rare “some assembly required” and “parts not included” decision, the Children’s Advertising Review Unit, a division of BBB National Programs, scrutinized advertising for Micro Machine toys.
Continue Reading CARU Requires Toy Company to Modify Ads to Show Limited Scope of Playsets, Adult Assembly Required, and Real Toy Play

The Children’s Advertising Review Unit, a part of BBB National Programs, released its revised Children’s Advertising Guidelines earlier this month. These new Guidelines will go into effect in January 2022 and contain some notable changes.
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