Keeping Kids' Nutrition Top of Mind at America's Retailers

Health experts agree that childhood obesity, particularly among children in low-income and minority households, is partially due to the limited access and affordability of healthier food and beverage choices. But a major factor in this choice hinges on the way these products are marketed to kids. For this reason, as part of ICCR’s Access to Nutrition Initiative, shareholders are engaging media companies and fast food and casualdining chains to encourage more responsible marketing practices that will encourage healthier food choices and lifestyles for children. From "2016 New Years Resolutions" - Corporate Examiner Volume 38, Number 6 (February 2016)