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October 27, 2016

Salud America! Releases Latino Childhood Obesity Infographics, Animated Videos, Research

Four new Spanish-language research briefs, animated videos, and a set of infographics explore the causes of and solutions to Latino childhood obesity, as researched by Salud America!, a national prevention … More

November 1, 2016

New Rudd Center Research: Baby Food FACTS

Baby Food FACTS, a new report released by the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity, examines the nutritional content of food and drink products marketed to parents for … More

November 8, 2016

WHO Report on Tackling Food Marketing to Children in a Digital World

This publication by The World Heath Organization Regional Office for Europe provides up-to-date information on the marketing of foods and beverages to children and the changes that have occurred in … More

November 8, 2016

CDC releases first-ever Early Care and Education (ECE) State Indicator Report

The CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity has released the 2016 Early Care and Education (ECE) State Indicator Report. This report provides information about state efforts to address … More

August 18, 2016

RWJF Culture of Health Prize

The RWJF Culture of Health Prize honors communities that are making great strides in their journey toward better health by creating powerful partnerships and deep commitments to make change—change that … More

July 25, 2016

New Food and Agriculture Prize from the National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences has announced a new prize dedicated to food and agriculture science research. The prize will recognize an individual or group accomplishment for an extraordinary contribution … More

March 24, 2016

Funding Opportunity: New Connections, Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming

New Connections aims to expand the diversity of perspectives that inform RWJF programming by supporting research grants and career development opportunities for researchers from diverse, underrepresented, and disadvantaged backgrounds. New Connections … More

April 14, 2016

Schools That Offer Both Healthier Meals and Snacks Report Revenue Holds Steady Overall

Study finds that increase in school meal revenues compensates for decreased snack sales

(Princeton, N.J.) April 14, 2016 – Schools in Massachusetts that simultaneously implemented healthier nutrition standards for meals and snacks reported … More

April 25, 2016

Final Rule Released: CACFP Meal Pattern Revisions

This final rule updates the meal pattern requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program to better align them with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as required by the … More

May 9, 2016

FDA Publishes Final Menu Labeling Guidance

The guide will help certain restaurants and retail food establishments comply with the menu labeling requirements, including the requirements to provide calorie and other nutrition information for standard menu items, … More