Fatty Foods Pushed More On Latino Kids Amid Childhood Obesity Epidemic, Study Says (5.8.13)
Prevention Institute's Juliet Sims highlights the predatory marketing practices of the food and beverage industry, and the industry's aggressive efforts to target children of color.
Fighting for Accurate Food Labels (10.17.12)
Prevention Institute's Juliet Sims stands up for California Prop 37, which would require food companies to label genetically engineered foods, and overviews regulatory gaps in food labeling and health claims. “Parents shouldn’t need a magnifying glass and a calculator to know what they’re eating, but that’s the situation they’re in,” says Sims.
"Don't Let Food Labels Fool You" (3.21.12)
A new article highlights how claims on the front of food packages can mislead parents who are trying to make the best food choices for their families. Strategic Alliance's Claiming Health study is cited.
"Lightly Salted? How to Decode Food Packaging" (3.14.12)
A new article takes a look at misleading and deceptive food packaging, citing Strategic Alliance's Claiming Health study.
"US guidelines on food marketing to kids stalls" (1.27.12)
Federal efforts to address the connection between chronic disease and food marketing to children recently stalled, when funding for a set of proposed national marketing guidelines became contingent on a cost-benefit analysis mandated through an appropriations bill. A number of public health advocates, including Strategic Alliance's Juliet Sims, speak out on the importance of these sensible, evidence-based guidelines.