Blog entry | Oct 13 2016
Here is a collection of resources that can help you better understand antibiotics and antibiotic resistance.  Q&A: Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Food Supply The health of animals is very important to the farmers and ranchers who raise them, as well as the veterinarians who work with...
Press Release | Oct 13 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C.—By some estimates, up to half of all the food produced on the planet—about 2 billion tons—is wasted before it ever reaches a human stomach. Yet, according to a survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation, many Americans are shockingly unaware of their own roles...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2016
The health of animals is very important to the farmers and ranchers who raise them, as well as the veterinarians who work with them. Despite this, animals may still become sick and require treatment, just like people. Read on to learn more about antibiotic use in the food supply. What are antimicrobials...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2016
The very first time I got a latte, I had no idea what I was ordering. There was just a special on caramel lattes, it sounded good, and so I figured, “Why not?” Despite the nonchalant order, the first taste began a lifelong affair with this comforting and creamy coffee beverage (as well as spending $20.00...
Blog entry | Oct 12 2016
For more than 50 years, veterinarians and producers have administered antibiotics to food animals, primarily poultry, swine, and cattle, mostly to fight or prevent animal diseases. The FDA has provided a tightly regulated framework on how antibiotics can be used in the food supply. 1980’s - All new...
Blog entry | Oct 11 2016
When it comes to pesticides, there is a lot of debate in the media about what is true and what is false. Once and for all, let's debunk some of the most common myths about pesticides. Pesticides: Myths vs. Reality from Food Insight
Blog entry | Oct 11 2016
Imagine you consistently meal-prep, set aside an hour each day to workout, and regularly get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Sounds great, right? You’ve been doing this for about four weeks, but the scale won’t change like you want it to. You’re annoyed—and pressed for time. So you Google the...
Blog entry | Oct 05 2016
Have you read or heard about pesticides lately? Are you interested in learning more? Here is a fast way to learn more about what pesticides are and how they are used safely for food production.  Pesticide 101 [INFOGRAPHIC] from Food Insight
Blog entry | Oct 05 2016
Hi, again, from the pregnancy diaries. It’s been a crazy 9 ½ months with only a few more weeks to go. As I reflect on the joys and challenges of pregnancy, there’s one challenge in particular that I’d like to shed some light on: eating away from home while pregnant. During pregnancy, there are two main...
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Article | Oct 04 2016
Recipes Pickled Turnips Island Coconut and Sweet Potato Stew Chickpea and Roasted Eggplant Fetteh "Spiked" Nutrition: Oat Crusted Chicken with Lemon Dill Yogurt Sauce (VIDEO/RECIPE CARD) "Spiked" Nutrition: Pasta with Salmon Meatballs (VIDEO/RECIPE CARD)  "Spiked" Nutrition: Breakfast Power...
Blog entry | Oct 04 2016
Food Safety may not be at the forefront of your priorities right now, but one bad experience could suddenly change your mind. Why should we care? Because rotten food from foodborne pathogens can make you extremely sick. The CDC estimates that roughly 48 million people get sick from a foodborne illness,...
Blog entry | Oct 04 2016
Fall is knocking on the door, and with it comes some of the biggest marathons of the year. No matter if you plan to participate in New York City, Berlin or Chicago, what they all require is proper training. An important part of your training plan during the cool season (as well as the rest of the year)...
Blog entry | Sep 29 2016
Tea has been around for at least 5,000 years, and since the practice of dropping leaves and other parts of plants into hot water probably wasn't exclusive to tea, it's likely tisanes have been around for at least as long. What Are Tisanes? Tisanes (pronounced "tih-ZANS") are often colloquially referred...
Blog entry | Sep 28 2016
Canola Oil: The next “campaign” poster in our series highlights a pantry staple that is full of healthy fats like omega-3 fatty acids, canola oil. Use canola oil in dressings, sauces, and almost any recipe, and you’re casting your vote for tons of health benefits like heart health, lower cholesterol and...
Blog entry | Sep 27 2016
Legend has it that in the 16th century, intrepid Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León traveled to what is now considered Florida to find the mythical Fountain of Youth, which contained waters that could cure aging. The search was fruitless, and unfortunately his long life was cut short by a poisoned...

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