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.
April 17, 2013 | Commentary
RWJF comments on USDA's proposed nutrition standards for so-called "competitive foods."
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement Regarding the Proposal of Updated Nutrition Standards for School Snack Foods and Beverages
February 1, 2013 | News Release
The USDA proposed updated nutrition standards. Foundation President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey released a statement.
June 26, 2012 | News Release
Updated standards for snacks, drinks sold in school likely to have positive impact, study finds.
October 28, 2009 | News Release
Survey for the Alliance for a Healthier Generation finds most parents willing to help schools improve food offerings and increase physical activity.
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.