During hearings on a report to set nutrition standards for foods allowed to be marketed to kids, Republican lawmakers attack the science
A new study shows that foods that are low in salt and sugar and high in fiber account for 70 percent of growth in sales for food companies
Rumors suggest the food and beverage groups working to fight proposed nutrition standards for marketing to children have won
The U.K.-based International Association for the Study of Obesity puts out a weekly news briefing on articles dealing with marketing to children
The European Union has agreed to a set of rules governing food labels, but the results are disappointing, too close to what the Grocery Manufacturers and Food Marketers wanted
A Times story about the problem schools are having as they try to replace junk food with healthier options includes a telling photograph
The influences of food marketing are covered by Cornell, the Kogod School of Business, and the American Academy of Pediatrics
The difficulty of doing research on low-dose chemicals -- and the food industry's insistence that they're safe -- explains the reluctance to act
A consortium of 140 non-profit public health advocacy groups noted the conflicts that occur when agencies partner with corporations
There are a dozen-plus recommendations for avoiding tainted cantaloupes. How about we build a food safety system that actually works?
The proposed guidelines, which are voluntary, are in danger of being withdrawn because of pressure from the food industry and friends
In an attempt to undermine the FDA's current efforts to rationalize front-of-package labeling, industry groups have devised a new campaign
Marketers are pushing energy drinks to kids as low-calorie "healthier" alternatives, according to a recent paper from a nutrition committee
Jean-Claude Kaufmann argues that the acts of creating and consuming are how we create meaningful relationships with lovers, friends
The latest work from the U.S. Public Interest Group, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and New England Complex Systems Institute
The Corn Refiners Association, a group that protects the interests of HFCS makers, is trying to change the product's name to "corn sugar"
I'm teaching a graduate course on the farm bill at New York University this semester and I've made the syllabus, which describes the goals and content, readings, and more, available
With the United Nations meeting to develop a global response to the obesity-related increase in chronic diseases, the lobbyists are fighting
Pay close attention to what the USFRA says to divert attention from the system's "deplorable conditions and unsafe/unhealthy practices"
By July of 2012, the owner of Olive Garden and Red Lobster will improve the nutritional content of one or more children's menu items