RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
January 9, 2014 | News Release
Sixteen of the nation’s leading food and beverage companies sold 6.4 trillion fewer calories in the United States in 2012 than they did in 2007.
August 30, 2013 | News Release
The Institute will host six interdisciplinary centers of excellence, bringing together faculty members from several Rutgers departments.
May 23, 2013 | News Release
Two new studies from Healthy Eating Research highlight the importance of menu labeling.
March 12, 2013 | News Release
The study suggests school-based policies can help mitigate barriers to healthy eating that some teenagers face at home.
August 11, 2014 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation president Risa Lavizzo-Mourey urges the FDA to make nutrition facts label clearer and easier to use. See her recommendations.
November 5, 2013 | News Release
Fast food restaurants’ nutritional quality and marketing to children and teens has improved, but more work is needed.
October 7, 2013 | News Release
The majority of the food and beverage brands endorsed by professional athletes are for unhealthy products like sports beverages, soft drinks, and fast food.
August 28, 2013 | News Release
Fast-food companies use free toys and popular movies to market unhealthy food to kids. A new study shows that the industry’s self regulation to higher, healthier standards is ineffective.
August 27, 2013 | News Release
According to a new study, cereal companies promote unhealthy products to children using messages and images that exploit their imaginations and mislead them about the characteristics of a product.
June 10, 2013 | News Release
Elementary schools are less likely to sell candy, ice cream, sugary drinks, cookies, cakes, and other unhealthy snacks when states or school districts have policies that limit the sale of such items.