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.
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.
December 15, 2010 | News Release
Northeast Elementary Magnet School in Danville is first elementary school in America to earn
August 6, 2009 | News Release, Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
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.
May 29, 2014 | News Release
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, RWJF president and CEO, released a statement on school meals standards. Providing healthy food in schools can help young people eat a healthier diet.
February 25, 2014 | News Release
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, released the following statement on news today on new obesity rates and announcements from Let's Move!