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.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Supports Community Outreach Program to Spur Local Solutions to Hunger and Obesity
July 25, 2013 | News Release
Participant Media and Active Voice have joined forces to spearhead a community outreach program focused on the issues of food insecurity and obesity, using Participant’s highly acclaimed documentary A Place at the Table as its centerpiece.
Most Entrees at Chain Restaurants Fail to Meet Federal Nutrition Recommendations for Adults or Children
July 20, 2012 | News Release
October 12, 2009 | News Release
Fifty-three percent of kids surveyed visited a corner store daily, five days per week; Chips and candy top the list of items purchased, but efforts are being made to increase healthy options.
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.
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.
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.