Content about Obesity

November 3, 2014

While hunger relief organizations are quick to point out that one in six American’s suffer from “food insecurity,” the Center for Science in the Public Interest is deriding retailers’ for contributing to the nation’s obesity epidemic.

March 7, 2013

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Birds Eye, a brand of Pinnacle Foods, was invited to share its successful strategy for getting youth to eat their vegetables at the Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) 2013 Building a Healthier Future Summit this week, at a time when childhood obesity experts are looking for new approaches and new options to tackle this complex issue.

February 25, 2013

The head of the Grocery Manufacturers Association took exception this week to a new book which portrays consumers as hapless victims preyed upon by food industry giants that peddle addictive products.

September 24, 2012

The Safeway Foundation announced is giving $2 million to community health programs and hospitals to launch grass-roots projects for the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.

June 21, 2012

Last week a study showed living near Walmart was good for property values while this week we learn that it will also make you fat.

April 25, 2012

Stop & Shop has launched a free, quarterly magazine to help fight childhood obesity and get kids to live healthier lifestyles.

August 29, 2011

Citing a growing obesity epidemic in the United States, Sports Authority announced that it will no longer sell candy at its 465 stores.

August 8, 2011

Numerous strategies for combatting the epidemic of childhood obesity have emerged lately, but one could argue that among the most effective are those that happen where people get their food.

February 8, 2011

The American Beverage Association announced that consumers across the United States will soon find new calorie labels on the front of their favorite beverages as part of an effort by America's leading non-alcoholic beverage companies bring the Clear on Calories initiative to stores.

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