Around the World – Spain: The Royal Decree on food and beverage advertising for minors under 16 will prohibit the use of influencers

The Royal Decree on the regulation of food and beverage advertising aimed at children will prohibit the appearance in commercial communications aimed at children under 16 years of “influencers”, people or characters “of relevance, public notoriety or proximity” with the child audience, whether real or fictional, who, by their career, “are likely to constitute a model or example for minors” as well as mothers or fathers, educators, teachers, professionals of children’s programs, athletes or artists.