RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
September 8, 2014 | News Release
Poll from the Pew Charitable Trusts, the American Heart Association and RWJF says the majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students.
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.
June 27, 2013 | News Release
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently updated nutrition standards for school snacks and drinks. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, president and CEO of RWJF, released a statement.
February 1, 2013 | News Release
The USDA proposed updated nutrition standards. Foundation President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey released a statement.
July 7, 2008 | News Release
More than 9 in 10 high schools sell foods and beverages in vending machines and a la carte.
September 17, 2014 | News Release
Obesity rates in the military is up 61% in less than 10 years, and one in four young adults do not qualify for military duty due to being overweight. Learn what a legion of admirals and generals did to combat this trend.
September 12, 2014 | News Release
Data shows a 71% increase in sales of healthier school foods. To commemorate, President Bill Clinton will honor 250 schools nationwide that have exceeded the new nutritional guidelines set by the USDA.
October 31, 2012 | News Release
The press release regarding the release of Out of Balance: A Look at Snack Foods in Secondary Schools Across the states, a report from the Kids' Safe & Healthful Foods Project
August 15, 2012 | News Release
Children, teens in states with strong laws gained less weight as they got older than those in states without such policies.