NCCOR members contribute to new research that shows major food companies have cutback on calories

January 13, 2014

Sixteen of the nation’s leading food and beverage companies have cut 78 calories out of an American’s daily diet according to a new study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). This is the result of a five-year (2007-2012) reduction in sales of food and beverages totaling 60.4 trillion calories. The data collection and […]

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Webinar discusses how local governments can reduce food marketing to kids

July 22, 2013

Leadership for Healthy Communities, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is hosting a webinar “Marketing Matters: How Local Governments Can Address Food Marketing to Children” on Thursday, July 25, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT The webinar will provide an overview of the role local governments can play to effectively reduce the marketing of […]

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Food and beverage marketing to children and adolescents: Limited progress by 2012, recommendations for the future

February 20, 2013

For decades, American children and adolescents have been surrounded by advertising and marketing for unhealthy foods and beverages. While the food and beverage industry, as well as local and national levels of government, have started to recognize the role that food and beverage marketing plays in driving the childhood obesity epidemic, American youths are still […]

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