RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
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.
June 2, 2014 | News Release
Calorie-based tax on sugar-sweetened beverages imposes less cost to consumers than volume-based ounce tax and would result in reduced consumption of calories.
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.
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.
May 12, 2014 | News Release
RWJF appointed Ginny Ehrlich, an expert in childhood health, as director and senior program officer of the Childhood Obesity team, effective July 1, 2014.
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!
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.
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.
August 28, 2013 | News Release
New study finds McDonald’s and Burger King responsible for 99 percent of fast-food television ads for kids, suggests industry’s efforts to self-regulate its marketing practices are ineffective.