Article | Feb 16 2012
U.S. dioxin emissions from man-made sources have declined more than 92% since 1987 due to a number of industry and government initiatives. Studies indicate that the largest sources of these chemicals...
Article | Jan 18 2012
What is carbendazim? Carbendazim is fungicide that is used in a number of crops to help control the growth of unwanted fungus and mold.  If left untreated, mold, fungus, pests and insects on crops...
Article | Jan 10 2012
What is Aspartame? Reviewed by the American Academy of Physician Assistants Download the PDF to view this entire brochure. Aspartame is a low-calorie sweetener that provides sweetness to...
Article | Jan 10 2012
Low-calorie sweeteners (sometimes referred to as non-nutritive sweeteners, artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes) are ingredients added to food to provide sweetness without adding a significant...
Article | Dec 31 2011
The International Food Information Council Foundation has recently updated a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program on the subject...
Article | Nov 09 2011
Sodium Resources IOM Report (May 2013): "Sodium Intake in Populations: Assessment of Evidence" IOM Report (April 2010): "Strategies to Reduce Sodium Intake in the United States" USDA/HHS (January...
Article | Sep 27 2011
Register Now for the 2011 Center for Food Integrity (CFI) Food System Summit on October 25 and 26, 2011! With the International Food Information Council as Program Partner We invite you to attend...
Article | Sep 26 2011
Introduction Dietary sodium has received increasingly intense attention due to its effect on blood pressure and the increasing prevalence of hypertension in the U.S. population. Since 2005, the...
Article | Sep 22 2011
Hot Topic:  Functional Foods and Their Colorful Components Have you ever heard that it is important to “eat a rainbow” of foods? This is may be a good way to think about your diet because numerous...
Article | Sep 20 2011
Todo lo que necesita saber sobre el aspartame (PDF) Con los índices de obesidad entre los estadounidenses más altos que nunca, puede ser que mucha gente piense que tiene que dejar de lado los dulces...
Article | Sep 18 2011
Proceedings from the IFIC Expert Roundtable on Energy and Calorie Balance The great prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States has increased attention to the importance of balancing...
Article | Jul 01 2011
Click HERE for more information about Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Click HERE for the Nutrition Reviews article Click HERE for Press Releases, Fact Sheets and other Resources from the IFIC ...
Article | Jul 01 2011
  Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA is the 18th Surgeon General of the United States. As America’s Doctor, she provides the public with the best scientific information available on how to improve their...
Article | Jun 19 2011
With so much information on how food can affect your health, it may seem confusing at times to know what to eat. Still, the relationship between diet and health is very important. It is even more...
Article | Jun 14 2011
We’ve seen Listeria and its scientific name, listeria monocytogenes, cropping up lately in the news.  But what is it exactly?  Who does it affect?  And how can we avoid it?  To help answer some of...

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