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Fact sheet | Industry self-regulation

Fact sheet describing how the food and beverage industry has engaged in voluntary self-regulation in three main areas of public health concern: 1) Child-directed junk food marketing; 2) Front-of-package labelling; and 3) reducing unhealthy nutrients in the food supply. While self-regulation continues to be the most common approach globally for addressing industry’s role in the […]

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Monteiro CA, Lawrence M, Millett C, Nestle M, Popkin BM, Scrinis G, Swinburn B. The need to reshape global food processing: a call to the United Nations Food Systems Summit. BMJ Global Health. 2021 Jul 1;6(7):e006885. view full text

Lacko A, Delamater P, Gordon-Larsen P, Ng SW. Geographic patterns and socioeconomic differences in the nutritional quality of household packaged food purchases in the United States. Health & Place. 2021 May 1;69:102567. view full text

Popkin BM, Barquera S, Corvalan C, Hofman KJ, Monteiro C, Ng SW, Swart EC, Taillie LS. Towards unified and impactful policies to reduce ultra-processed food consumption and promote healthier eating. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. 2021 Apr 15. view full text

Reardon T, Tschirley D, Liverpool-Tasie LS, Awokuse T, Fanzo J, Minten B, Vos R, Dolislager M, Sauer C, Dhar R, Vargas C, Lartey A, Raza A, Popkin BM. The processed food revolution in African food systems and the double burden of malnutrition. Global Food Security. 2021;28:100466. view full text

Lacko A, Ng SW, Popkin B. Urban vs. Rural Socioeconomic Differences in the Nutritional Quality of Household Packaged Food Purchases by Store Type. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 Oct 20;17(20):7637. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17207637. view full text

Dunford EK, Miles DR, Ng SW, Popkin BTypes and Amounts of Nonnutritive Sweeteners Purchased by US Households: A Comparison of 2002 and 2018 Nielsen Homescan Purchases. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2020 Oct 1;120(10):1662-71. view full text

Coyle DH, Shahid M, Dunford EK, Mhurchu CN, Mckee S, Santos M, Popkin BM, Trieu K, Marklund M, Taylor F, Neal B. Contribution of major food companies and their products to household dietary sodium purchases in Australia. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2020 Jun;17(1):1-9. view full text

Dunford EK, Popkin BM, Ng SWRecent Trends in Junk Food Intake in U.S. Children and Adolescents, 2003-2016. Am J Prev Med. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0749-3797(20)30089-1. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.01.023. view full text

Soares-Wynter S, Aiken-Hemming SA, Hollingsworth B, Miles DR, Ng SWApplying Nutrient Profiling Systems to Packaged Foods and Drinks Sold in Jamaica. Foods. 2020 Jan 8;9(1). pii: E65. doi: 10.3390/foods9010065. view full text

Popkin BM, Corvalan C, Grummer-Strawn LM. Dynamics of the double burden of malnutrition and the changing nutrition reality. The Lancet. 2020 Jan 4;395(10217):65-74. view full text

Patetta MA, Pedraza LS, Popkin BMImprovements in the nutritional quality of US young adults based on food sources and socioeconomic status between 1989-1991 and 2011-2014. Nutrition Journal. 2019 Jun 26;18(1):32. view full text

Dunford EK, Ng SW, Taillie LSHow Does the Healthfulness of the US Food Supply Compare to International Guidelines for Marketing to Children and Adolescents? Matern Child Health J. 2019 Jun;23(6):768-776. view full text

Mora-Plazas M, Gómez LF, Miles DR, Parra DC, Taillie LSNutrition Quality of Packaged Foods in Bogotá, Colombia: A Comparison of Two Nutrient Profile Models. Nutrients. 2019 May 4;11(5). view full text

Lacko AM, Popkin BM, Smith Taillie LGrocery stores are not associated with more healthful food for participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2019 Mar 1;119(3):400-15. view full text

Jilcott Pitts SB, Ng SW, Blitstein JL, Gustafson A, Niculescu M. Online grocery shopping: promise and pitfalls for healthier food and beverage purchases. Public Health Nutr. 2018 Dec;21(18):3360-3376. view full text

Aburto TC, Poti JM, Popkin BMPatterns and trends in the intake distribution of manufactured and homemade sugar-sweetened beverages in pre-tax Mexico, 1999-2012. Public Health Nutr. 2018 Dec;21(18):3296-3306. view full text

Popkin BM, Reardon T. Obesity and the food system transformation in Latin America. Obesity Reviews. 2018 Aug;19(8):1028-64. view full text

Taillie LS, Ng SW, Xue Y, Harding M. Deal or no deal? The prevalence and nutritional quality of price promotions among U.S. food and beverage purchases. Appetite. 2017 Oct 1;117:365-372. Epub 2017 Jul 10. view full text

Kline L, Jones-Smith J, Jaime Miranda J, Pratt M, Reis RS, Rivera JA, Sallis JF, Popkin BM. A research agenda to guide progress on childhood obesity prevention in Latin America. Obesity Review. 2017 Jul;18 Suppl 2:19-27 view full text

Corvalán C, Garmendia ML, Jones-Smith J, Lutter CK, Miranda JJ, Pedraza LS, Popkin BM, Ramirez-Zea M, Salvo D, Stein AD. Nutrition status of children in Latin America. Obesity Reviews. 2017 Jul;18 Suppl 2:7-18. view full text

Afeiche MC, Taillie LS, Hopkins S, Eldridge AL, Popkin BM. Breakfast Dietary Patterns among Mexican Children Are Related to Total-Day Diet Quality. Journal of Nutrition. 2017 Mar;147(3):404-412 view full text

Rummo PE, Guilkey DK, Ng SW, Popkin BM, Evenson KR, Gordon-Larsen P. Beyond supermarkets: Food outlet location selection in four U.S. Cities overtime. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017 Mar; 52(3):300-310.

Powell ES, Smith-Taillie LP, Popkin BM. Added Sugars Intake Across the Distribution of US Children and Adult Consumers: 1977-2012. Journal Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2016 Oct;116(10):1543-1550.e1. view full text

Ng SW, Poti JM, Popkin BM. Trends in racial/ethnic and income disparities in foods and beverages consumed and purchased from stores among US households with children, 2000-2013. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2016 Sep;104(3):750-9. view full text

Poti JM, Mendez MA, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Highly Processed and Ready-to-Eat Packaged Food and Beverage Purchases Differ by Race/Ethnicity among US Households. The Journal of Nutrition. 2016 Sep;146(9):1722-30. view full text

Batis C, Rivera JA, Popkin BM, Taillie LS. First-Year Evaluation of Mexico’s Taxon Non-Essential Energy Dense Foods: An Observational Study. PLOS Medicine. 2016Jul 5;13(7):e1002057. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002057. eCollection 2016 Jul. view full text

Butler L, Poti JM, Popkin BM. Trends in Energy Intake from Alcoholic Beverages among US Adults by Sociodemographic Characteristics, 1989-2012. Journal Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2016 Jul;116(7):1087-1100. view full text

Taillie LS, Wang D, Popkin BM. Snacking Is Longitudinally Associated with Declines in Body Mass Index z Scores for Overweight Children, but Increases for Underweight Children. Journal of Nutrition. 2016 Jun;146(6):1268-75. view full text

Popkin BM, Hawkes C. Sweetening of the global diet, particularly beverages: patterns, trends, and policy responses. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016Feb;4(2):174-86. view full text

Ng SW, Bricker G, Li KP, Yoon EF, Kang J, Westrich B. Estimating added sugars in US consumer packaged goods: An application to beverages in 2007–08. Journal of Food Compost Analysis. 2015 Nov 1;43:7-17. view full text

Stern D, Robinson WR, Ng SW, Gordon-Larsen P, Popkin BM. US Household Food Shopping Patterns: Dynamic Shifts since 2000 and Socioeconomic Predictors. Health Affairs (Millwood). 2015 Nov 1; 34(11): 1840–1848. view full text

Poti JM, Mendez MA, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Is the degree of food processing and convenience linked with the nutritional quality of foods purchased by US households? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2015 Jun;101(6):1251-62. view full text

Smith Taillie L, Jaacks LM. Toward a Just, Nutritious, and Sustainable Food System: The False Dichotomy of Localism versus Supercenterism. Journal of Nutrition. 2015 June 3 view full text

Mathias KC, Ng SW, Popkin B. Monitoring changes in the nutritional content of ready-to-eat grain-based dessert products manufactured and purchased between 2005 and 2012. Journal of Academy of Nutrition Dietetics. 2015 Mar;115(3):360-8 view full text

Piernas C, Ng SW, Mendez MA, Gordon-Larsen P, Popkin BM. A Dynamic Panel Model of the Associations of Sweetened Beverage Purchases With Dietary Quality and Food-Purchasing Patterns. American Journal of Epidemiology. (2015) 181 (9): 661-671. view full text

Slining MM, Yoon EF, Davis J, Hollingsworth B, Miles D, Ng SW. An Approach to Monitor Food and Nutrition from “Factory to Fork”. Journal of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2015Jan;115(1):40-9 view full text

Ford CN, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Are Food and Beverage Purchases in Households with Preschoolers Changing?: A Longitudinal Analysis from 2000 to 2011. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014 Sep;47(3):275-82. view full text

Mendez MA, Sotres-Alvarez D, Miles, D, Slining M, Popkin BM. Shifts in the recent distribution of dietary intake among US children ages 2-18 reflect potential abatement of earlier declining trends. Journal of Nutrition. 2014 Aug;144(8):1291-7 view full text

Stern D, Piernas C, Barquera S, Rivera JA, Popkin BM. Caloric beverages were major sources of energy among children and adults in Mexico, 1999-2012. Journal of Nutrition. 2014 Jun;144(6):949-56 view full text

Piernas C, Mendez MA, Ng SW, Gordon-Larsen P, Popkin BM. Low-calorie-and calorie-sweetened beverages: diet quality, food intake, and purchase patterns of US household consumers. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014 Mar;99(3):567-77 view full text

Ng SW, Slining MM, Popkin BM. Turning point for US diets? Recessionary effects or behavioral shifts in foods purchased and consumed. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014 Mar;99(3):609-16 view full text

Poti JM, Duey KJ, Popkin BM. The association of fast food consumption with poor dietary outcomes and obesity among children – is it the fast food or the remainder of diet? American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2014 Jan;99(1):162-71. view full text

Johnston R, Poti JM, Popkin BM. Eating and Aging: Trends in Dietary Intake among Older Americans from 1977-2010. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 2014;18(3):234-42 view full text

Ng SW, Popkin BM. The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation pledge: calories purchased by U.S. households with children, 2000–2012. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014;47(4):520–30. view full text

Slining MM, Mathias KC, Popkin BM. Trends in Food and Beverage Sources among US Children and Adolescents: 1989-2010. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2013Dec;113(12):1683-94 view full text

Poti JM, Slining MM, Popkin BM. Where Are Kids Getting Their Empty Calories? Stores, Schools, and Fast-Food Restaurants Each Played an Important Role in Empty Calorie Intake among US Children During 2009-2010. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2013 Nov 4. view full text

Slining MM, Popkin BM. Trends in intakes and sources of solid fats and added sugars among U.S. children and adolescents: 1994–2010. Pediatric Obesity. 2013 Apr2 view full text

Piernas C, Ng SW, Popkin B. Trends in purchases and intake of foods and beverages containing caloric and low-calorie sweeteners over the last decade in the United States. Pediatric Obesity. 2013 Mar 25 view full text

Piernas C, Tate DF, Wang X, Popkin BM. Does diet-beverage intake affect dietary consumption patterns? Results from the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2013Mar;97(3):604-11 view full text

Smith LP, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Trends in US home food preparation and consumption: analysis of national nutrition surveys and time use studies from1965-1966 to 2007-2008. Nutrition Journal. 2013 Apr;12:45 view full text

Johnston R, Poti JM, Popkin BM. Eating and aging: trends in dietary intake among older Americans, 1977-2010. Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 2013: 1-9 view full text

Poti JM, Slining MM, Popkin BM. Solid fat and added sugar intake among US children: The role of stores, schools, and fast food, 1994-2010. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013; 45(5):551-9 view full text

Ford CN, Slining MM, Popkin BM. Trends in Dietary Intake among US 2- to 6-Year-Old Children, 1989-2008. Journal of Academy of Nutrition Dietetics. 2013 Jan;113(1):35-42 view full text

Slining MM, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Food Companies’ Calorie-Reduction Pledges to Improve U.S. Diet. American Journal of Preventive Medicine . 2013;44(2):174–184 view full text

Ford C, Ward D, White M. Television viewing associated with adverse dietary outcomes in children ages 2-6. Obesity Review. 2012 Dec;13(12):1139-4 view full text

Ng SW, Popkin BM. Monitoring foods and nutrients sold and consumed in the United States: dynamics and challenges. Journal of Academy of Nutrition Dietetics. 2012 Jan;112(1):41-45.e4 view full text

Piernas C, Popkin BM. Increased portion sizes from energy-dense foods affect total energy intake at eating occasions in US children and adolescents: patterns and trends by age group and sociodemographic characteristics, 1977-2006. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2011 Nov;94(5):1324-32 view full text

Batis C, Hernandez-Barrera L, Barquera S, Rivera JA, Popkin BM. Food acculturation drives dietary differences among Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and Non-Hispanic Whites. Journal of Nutrition. 2011 Oct;141(10):1898-906 view full text

Lasater G, Piernas C, Popkin BM. Beverage patterns and trends among school-aged children in the US, 1989-2008. Nutrition Journal. 2011 Oct;10:103. view full text

Poti JM, Popkin BM. Trends in energy intake among US children by eating location and food source, 1977-2006. Journal of American Dietetics Association. 2011 Aug;111(8):1156-64. view full text

Piernas C, Popkin BM. Food portion patterns and trends among U.S. children and the relationship to total eating occasion size, 1977-2006. Journal of Nutrition. 2011Jun;141(6):1159-64 view full text

Piernas C, Popkin BM. Trends in snacking among U.S. children. Health Affairs(Millwood). 2010 Mar-Apr;29(3):398-404 view full text

Piernas C, Popkin BM. Snacking increased among U.S. adults between 1977 and 2006. Journal of Nutrition. 2010 Feb;140(2):325-32. view full text