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.
November 9, 2011 | News Release
Study shows statewide rates for overweight and obesity among school-age children may be leveling off, but progress is uneven across counties.
December 14, 2011 | News Release
Study shows providing calorie information as a physical activity equivalent may be most effective.
October 13, 2011 | News Release
Companies that sell more better-for-you foods and beverages deliver better business results.
August 6, 2009 | News Release/Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
November 7, 2010 | News Release
Researchers release unprecedented report on fast food nutrition and marketing.
December 6, 2009 | News Release
Programs obtaining meals through school districts report fewer healthy eating practices.
January 24, 2012 | Commentary/Story
“These changes are badly needed. Although many schools have made significant improvements to their meal programs, we must ensure that all schools strive to provide more nutritious meals for students."
October 26, 2009 | News Release
Researchers release cereal rankings based on nutrition and marketing exposure.
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.