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Industry self-regulation

Fact sheet describing food and beverage industry voluntary self-regulation in three main areas of public health concern: 1) Child-directed 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 ongoing obesity crisis, this fact sheet […]

Publications

Prevalence of low-calorie sweeteners and related front-of-package claims in the Brazilian packaged food supply
Authors: Mariana Fagundes Grilo, Lindsey Smith Taillie, Camila Zancheta Ricardo, Laís Amaral Mais, Ana Paula Bortoletto Martins, Ana Clara Duran
Published in: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, December 22, 2021

Changes in the use of nonnutritive sweeteners in the Chilean food and beverage supply after the implementation of the Food Labeling and Advertising Law
Authors: Ricardo C. Zancheta, Camila Corvalán, Lindsey Smith Taillie, Vilma Quitral, and Marcela Reyes
Published in: Frontiers in Nutrition | Nutrition and Food Science Technology, November 8, 2021 view full text

The need to reshape global food processing: a call to the United Nations Food Systems Summit
Authors: Carlos Augusto Monteiro, Mark Lawrence, Christopher Millett, Marion Nestle, Barry M Popkin, Gyorgy Scrinis, Boyd Swinburn
Published in: BMJ Global Health, July 1, 2021 view full text

Geographic patterns and socioeconomic differences in the nutritional quality of household packaged food purchases in the United States
Authors: Allison Lacko, Paul Delamater, Penny Gordon-Larsen, Shu Wen Ng
Published in: Health & Place, May 21, 2021 view full text

Towards unified and impactful policies to reduce ultra-processed food consumption and promote healthier eating
Authors: Barry M. Popkin, Simon Barquera, Camila Corvalan, Karen Hofman, Carlos Monteiro, Shu Wen Ng, Elizabeth C. Swart, Lindsey Smith Taillie
Published in: The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, April 15, 2021 view full text

The processed food revolution in African food systems and the double burden of malnutrition
Authors: Thomas Reardon, David Tschirley, Lenis Saweda O. Liverpool-Tasie, Titus Awokuse, Jessica Fanzo, Bart Minten, Rob Vos, Michael Dolislager, Christine Sauer, Rahul Dhar, Carolina Vargas, Anna Lartey, Ahmed Raza, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Global Food Security, March 1, 2021 view full text

Types and amounts of nonnutritive sweeteners purchased by US households: A comparison of 2002 and 2018 Nielsen Homescan purchases
Authors: Elizabeth K. Dunford, Donna R. Miles, Shu Wen Ng, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, October 1, 2020 view full text

Reyes M, Smith Taillie L, Popkin B, Kanter R, Vandevijvere S, Corvalán C. Changes in the amount of nutrient of packaged foods and beverages after the initial implementation of the Chilean Law of Food Labelling and Advertising: A nonexperimental prospective study. PLOS Medicine. 2020 Jul 28;17(7):e1003220. 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

Dynamics of the double burden of malnutrition and the changing nutrition reality
Authors: Barry M. Popkin, Camila Corvalan, Laurence M. Grummer-Strawn
Published in: The Lancet, January 4 2020 view full text

Improvements in the nutritional quality of US young adults based on food sources and socioeconomic status between 1989-1991 and 2011-2014
Authors: Matthew A. Patetta, Lilia S. Pedraza, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Nutrition Journal, June 26 2019 view full text

Nutrition Quality of Packaged Foods in Bogotá, Colombia: A Comparison of Two Nutrient Profile Models
Authors: Mercedes Mora-Plazas, Luis F. Gómez, Donna R. Miles, Dianna C. Parra, Lindsey S. Taillie
Published in: Nutrients, May 4 2019 view full text

Online grocery shopping: promise and pitfalls for healthier food and beverage purchases
Authors: Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Shu Wen Ng, Jonathan L. Blitstein, Alison Gustafson, Mihai Niculescu
Published in: Public Health Nutr, December 2018 view full text

Obesity and the food system transformation in Latin America
Authors: Baryy M. Popkin, Reardon T
Published in: Obesity Reviews, August 2018 view full text

Deal or no deal? The prevalence and nutritional quality of price promotions among U.S. food and beverage purchases
Authors: Lindsey S. Taillie, Shu Wen Ng, Yang Xue, Matthew Harding
Published in: Appetite, October 1 2017 view full text

A research agenda to guide progress on childhood obesity prevention in Latin America
Authors: Kline L, Jones-Smith J, Jaime Miranda J, Pratt M, Reis RS, Juan A. Rivera, Sallis JF, Barry M. Popkin.
Published in: Obesity Reviews, July 2017 view full text

Nutrition Status of Children in Latin America
Authors: Corvalán C, Garmendia ML, Jones-Smith J, Lutter CK, Miranda JJ, Lilia S. Pedraza, Barry M. Popkin, Ramirez-Zea M, Salvo D, Stein AD.
Published in: Obesity Reviews, July 2017 view full text

Breakfast Dietary Patterns among Mexican Children Are Related to Total-Day Diet Quality
Authors: Myriam C. Afeiche, Lindsey S. Taillie, Sinead Hopkins, Alison L. Eldridge, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal of Nutrition, March 2017 view full text

Beyond supermarkets: Food outlet location selection in four U.S. Cities overtime
Authors: Pasquale E. Rummo, David K. Guilkey, Shu Wen Ng, Barry M. Popkin, Kelly R. Evenson, Penny Gordon-Larsen
Published in: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, March 2017

Trends in racial/ethnic and income disparities in foods and beverages consumed and purchased from stores among US households with children, 2000-2013
Authors: Shu Wen Ng, Jennifer M. Poti, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, September 2016 view full text

Snacking Is Longitudinally Associated with Declines in Body Mass Index z Scores for Overweight Children, but Increases for Underweight Children
Authors: Lindsey S.Taillie, Dantong Wang, Barry M. Popkin
Published: Journal of Nutrition, June 2016 view full text

Sweetening of the global diet, particularly beverages: patterns, trends, and policy responses
Authors: Barry M. Popkin, Corinna Hawkes
Published in: Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol, February 2016 view full text

Estimating added sugars in US consumer packaged goods: An application to beverages in 2007–08
Authors: Shu Wen Ng, Gregory Bricker, Kuo-ping Li, Emily F. Yoon, Jiyoung Kang, Brian Westrich
Published in: Journal of Food Compost Analysis, November 2015 view full text

Is the degree of food processing and convenience linked with the nutritional quality of foods purchased by US households?
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Michelle A. Mendez, Shu Wen Ng, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June 2015 view full text

Toward a Just, Nutritious, and Sustainable Food System: The False Dichotomy of Localism versus Supercenterism
Authors: Lindsey S. Taillie, Lindsay M. Jaacks
Published in: Journal of Nutrition, June 3 2015

Monitoring changes in the nutritional content of ready-to-eat grain-based dessert products manufactured and purchased between 2005 and 2012
Authors: Kevin C. Mathias, Shu Wen Ng, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal of Academy of Nutrition Dietetics, March 2015
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A Dynamic Panel Model of the Associations of Sweetened Beverage Purchases With Dietary Quality and Food-Purchasing Patterns
Authors: Carmen Piernas, Shu Wen Ng, Michelle A. Mendez, Penny Gordon-Larsen, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Epidemiology, 2015 view full text

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation pledge: Calories purchased by U.S. households with children, 2000–2012
Authors: Shu Wen Ng, Barry M.Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, October, 2014 view full text

The Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation pledge: Calories sold from consumer packaged goods, 2007–2012
Authors: Shu Wen Ng, Meghan M. Slining, Barry M.Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, October 2014 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

Shifts in the recent distribution of dietary intake among US children ages 2-18 reflect potential abatement of earlier declining trends
Authors: Michelle A. Mendez, Daniela Sotres-Alvarez, Donna R. Miles, Meghan M. Slining, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal of Nutrition, August 2014 view full text

Low-calorie-and calorie-sweetened beverages: diet quality, food intake, and purchase patterns of US household consumers
Authors: Carmen Piernas, Michelle A. Mendez, Shu Wen Ng, Penny Gordon-Larsen, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, March 2014 view full text

Turning point for US diets? Recessionary effects or behavioral shifts in foods purchased and consumed
Authors: Shu Wen Ng, Meghan M. Slining, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, March 2014 view full text

The association of fast food consumption with poor dietary outcomes and obesity among children – is it the fast food or the remainder of diet?
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Kiyah J. Duey, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, January 2014 view full text

Trends in Food and Beverage Sources among US Children and Adolescents: 1989-2010
Authors: Meghan M. Slining, Kevin C. Mathias, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, December 2013 view full text

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
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Meghan M. Slining, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, November 4, 2013 view full text

Trends in intakes and sources of solid fats and added sugars among U.S. children and adolescents: 1994–2010
Authors: Meghan M. Slining, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: Pediatric Obesity. April 2, 2013 view full text

Does diet-beverage intake affect dietary consumption patterns? Results from the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial
Authors: Carmen Piernas, Tate DF, Wang X, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, March 2013 view full text

Solid fat and added sugar intake among US children: The role of stores, schools, and fast food, 1994-2010
Authors: Jennifer M. Poti, Meghan M. Slining, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2013 view full text

Television viewing associated with adverse dietary outcomes in children ages 2-6
Authors: Christopher Ford, Dianne Ward, Mary White
Published in: Obesity Reviews, December 2012 view full text

Monitoring foods and nutrients sold and consumed in the United States: dynamics and challenges
Authors: Shu Wen NG, Barry M.Popkin
Published in: Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, January 2012 view full text

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
Authors: Carmen Piernas, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, November 2011 view full text

Food acculturation drives dietary differences among Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and Non-Hispanic Whites
Authors: Carolina Batis, Lucia Hernandez-Barrera, Simon Barquera, Juan A. Rivera, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: The Journal of Nutrition, October 2011 view full text

Food portion patterns and trends among U.S. children and the relationship to total eating occasion size, 1977-2006
Authors: Carmen Piernas, Barry M. Popkin
Published in: The Journal of Nutrition, June 2011 view full text