January 22, 2014 6:33 pm -

Critics worry this toy will encourage children to develop eating disorders.

  • ‘Nenuco Won’t Eat’ has a magnet in her spoon which makes her head turn away when a child tries to feed her – it will go on sale in the UK in February
  • Eating disorder campaigners say it could encourage and normalise eating disorders in very young children and that selling it is setting a bad example
  • The toy company Famosa says the doll just ‘represents real life play’
  • Said all babies reject their food and it is not worried about link to anorexia.
D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.