RWJF News Releases
October 15, 2014 | News Release
Camden lost its source of fresh produce when the only supermarket closed. But thanks to an RWJF-supported initiative, New Jersey Food Access Initiative, access to healthy food returns to this New Jersey community.
September 17, 2014 | News Release
News release on two studies examining the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation's pledge to cut calories sold and how many calories have been purchased.
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.
July 21, 2014 | News Release
Majority of K–12 students like the school meals after they were improved based on new USDA nutrition standards, a new study finds.
May 21, 2014 | News Release
The RWJF-funded study is the first to examine how existing state laws align with USDA’s "Smart Snacks in School" guidelines.
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.
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.
September 30, 2013 | News Release
Ninety-four percent of school districts expected to meet updated federal standards for lunches by the end of 2012-13 academic year.
Rutgers University Breaks Ground on New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health With Help of $10 Million from RWJF
August 30, 2013 | News Release
The Institute will host six interdisciplinary centers of excellence, bringing together faculty members from several Rutgers departments.
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.