In a friend-of-the-court brief filed today with the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania in the case of Lora Jean Williams et al. v. City of Philadelphia et al., leading groups working to improve the health of communities provide scientific evidence of the severe consequences of sugary drinks and their impact in Philadelphia.
Healthy Eating and Active Living Press Releases
The American Cancer Society estimates that 30,000 people in Minnesota will be newly diagnosed with cancer in 2017. Today we learned that Gov. Mark Dayton is one of those people.
WASHINGTON, D.C. May 20, 2016 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released the final regulation to update the Nutrition Facts label that appears on most food packages.
WASHINGTON, D.C. May 18, 2016 The U.S. House Education and the Workforce Committee today passed a bill to reauthorize child school meal and nutrition programs and included language to undercut access to healthy foods for millions of children.
FDA Issues Final Guidance on Menu Labeling to Help Consumers Make Healthy Choices that Can Reduce Cancer Risk
WASHINGTON, DC May 2, 2016 The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced late Friday the final implementation date for menu labeling, requiring a variety of establishments to display calorie information for their ready-to-eat food and beverages starting in May 2017.
New Dietary Guidelines Disregard Important Link Between Diet and Cancer; Missed Opportunity to Reduce Death and Suffering
WASHINGTON, D.C. January 7, 2016 The 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Dietary Guidelines) released today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 6, 2015 A majority of states are not measuring up on legislative solutions that prevent and fight cancer, according to a report released today by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN).
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- February 19, 2015 -- The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee today issued recommendations for updating national guidelines for healthy eating that finally recognize poor diet can cause cancer.