RWJF is committed to tackling one of the most urgent threats to the health of our children and families—childhood obesity. Our goal is to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015.
November 5, 2013 | News Release
Fast food restaurants’ nutritional quality and marketing to children and teens has improved, but more work is needed.
September 9, 2013 | Commentary
Unhealthy food and beverage marketing can increase children's risk for obesity. A new commentary in Health Affairs examines past efforts to limit unhealthy marketing and provides recommendations for the future.
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.
August 27, 2013 | News Release
According to a new study, cereal companies promote unhealthy products to children using messages and images that exploit their imaginations and mislead them about the characteristics of a product.
May 8, 2013 | News Release
More than 84 percent of all foods and beverages advertised to children on Spanish-language television shows are unhealthy, according to a new study.
November 7, 2010 | News Release
Researchers release unprecedented report on fast food nutrition and marketing.
July 6, 2010 | News Release
But youth of all ages seeing more fast-food ads, study finds.
October 26, 2009 | News Release
Researchers release cereal rankings based on nutrition and marketing exposure.
March 27, 2012 | News Release
Hogen, whose experience includes having run a large corporate foundation, worked in public affairs and government affairs in the health care sector, and run his own communications consultancy.