Warning: The findings of this analysis could help to shape public policies that require warning labels on sugary drinks

Harvard Bell Fellow Anna H. Grummon, PhD, and her colleague Marissa G. Hall, PhD, of the University of North Carolina, have published a meta-analysis in PLOS Medicine examining the effects of sugary beverage warning labels on changing behavior, emotions, attitudes, and perceptions. The researchers synthesized the findings of twenty-three experiments conducted across multiple countries. They … Continue reading “Warning: The findings of this analysis could help to shape public policies that require warning labels on sugary drinks”

Ethical considerations of food and beverage warnings; weighing the pros and cons

Harvard Bell Fellow Anna Grummon, PhD, and colleagues (including Harvard Pop Center faculty members Jason Block and Sara Bleich) evaluate the ethical strengths and weaknesses of food and beverage warnings (aimed to help prevent obesity and improve health) by looking through the lens of a public health ethics framework. Their findings are published in the … Continue reading “Ethical considerations of food and beverage warnings; weighing the pros and cons”