Blog entry | Jul 25 2014
Is it really “Sweet to Eat?” Chances are you’ve heard in the news this week about a voluntary recall of fresh, whole peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots because of a possible health risk.  These...
Blog entry | Jul 24 2014
We heard the sad announcement out of Denver that Pat Bowlen, the 30-year owner of the Broncos, is stepping aside from his involvement with the team to deal with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's is...
Blog entry | Jul 21 2014
Consumers have long been aware of the relationship between nutrition and health. With the advent of environmental concerns, rates of organic farming have increased, offering consumers choices of...
Blog entry | Jul 18 2014
  1. “I deal with fungal rot, bacterial formation, microbes, enzymes, mold and oxidation”: He’s got a point. These things are bad for leftovers. 2. “I never bother with baggies, glass jars,...
Blog entry | Jul 17 2014
By: Megan Meyer, Microbiology and Immunology Doctoral Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Recently, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a report titled “How Much is Too...
Blog entry | Jul 14 2014
Health and nutrition related information are two important topics for US consumers, but recently there has been an increasing interest in food production and sustainability. This year, the...
Blog entry | Jul 10 2014
If you were taking in some daytime TV this week, you may have caught Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Oz in which the host and his guest Christopher Leonard, author of The Meat Racket, voiced concerns about...
Blog entry | Jul 08 2014
As a technology student, I always looked at food safety as a case study problem, not something that was relevant to my own chicken (or sometimes ramen) dinner.  Thankfully, there are tools like the...
Blog entry | Jul 03 2014
The Fourth of July is upon us, which for our American readers means Independence Day: fireworks, John Philip Sousa, and of course, cookouts. (To our friends north of the border, we hope you had a...
Blog entry | Jun 27 2014
Whether a friendly mouse or an energetic five-year old, sometimes we just want a cold glass of milk.  To wrap up National Dairy Month, we’ve pulled together 4 surprising milk facts for moms. Happy...
Blog entry | Jun 25 2014
He might be the most powerful man on Earth and ultimately responsible for America's food safety regulators, but even President Barack Obama can make a food safety faux pas. As seen in the June 23...
Blog entry | Jun 20 2014
There’s very little doubt that healthful eating is critical for a healthy mind, body and soul.  And it’s been well documented that our health status is affected in part by what we eat.  “Eating for...
Blog entry | Jun 20 2014
With an increasing focus on nutrition and health by American consumers has come greater curiosity about where our food comes from and how it is produced. Echoed by concerns in the media, consumers...
Blog entry | Jun 20 2014
We are quickly approaching Memorial Day weekend, a time for family picnics, community BBQs, and the first dip at the pool and most importantly a time to voice our appreciation for our sons and...
Blog entry | Apr 14 2014
By: Catherine Gensler, Food Science Undergraduate Student at University of Massachusetts, Amherst Date: 4/15/14 The following blog post was originally posted on April 1, 2014 on the University of...
Blog entry | Apr 02 2014
By: Stephanie Masiello, Cornell University PhD & Sarah Romotsky, RD Date: 4/3/14
Blog entry | Mar 31 2014
By: Lindsey Loving and Liz Sanders, MPH, RD Date: 4/1/14 Lately, there has been a lot of discussion in the media about carrageenan in food. With any food ingredient, it's important to look at the...
Blog entry | Mar 24 2014
What happens to the crops and livestock farmers and ranchers grow between the time they are harvested and the time they arrive as food on our tables? How do products like eggs, cereal and ketchup...
Blog entry | Mar 19 2014
By: Brittany Mountjoy Date: 3/20/14  Recently, I had the opportunity to attend the 90th Agricultural
Blog entry | Mar 11 2014
By: Liz Sanders, MPH, RDN, LDN Date: 3/12/14 National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to say it: I am very proud to be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist  
Blog entry | Mar 06 2014
By: Marcia Greenblum, MS, RDN Date: 3/7/14
Blog entry | Feb 13 2014
By:Liz Sanders MPH, RD Date: 2/14/2014Whether you are in a romantic relationship or just flying solo, Valentine's Day is a time to treat yourself. Everyone deserves to take some time out of their...
Blog entry | Feb 11 2014
By: Laurie Hainley, Virginia Tech Dietetic Intern Date: 2/12/14 February is the month for Valentine's Day, but did you also know that it is the time for American Heart Month? Good news is that there...
Blog entry | Jan 29 2014
By: Liz Williams, President of the SoFAB Institute Date: 1/30/2014 Denver is eating from food trucks and carts.  It is a city where food trends are part of the culture, a city that mixes the best of...
Blog entry | Jan 26 2014
By: Jania Matthews Date: 1/27/14 IFIC Foundation Holiday Traditions Contest Winners Announced! The IFIC Foundation's Holiday Traditions Contest, held in November and December, called on readers to...
Blog entry | Jan 26 2014
By: Marcia Greenblum, MS, RDN Date: 1/27/14 As new interns at IFIC we were given the opportunity to attend the Roundtable for Obesity Solutions held by the Institute of Medicine. We were excited to...
Blog entry | Jan 23 2014
We've all seen the recent news about yet another chemical in our food.  It's actually nothing new, since 4-MEI (4-methylimidazole) has been in cooked foods since we began using fire.  It is a...
Blog entry | Jan 22 2014
By: Liz Williams Date: 1/23/14 The Super Bowl on Feb. 2 is the second-largest eating occasion for Americans behind Thanksgiving. As we gear up for the "Big Game," the IFIC Foundation wanted to take a...
Blog entry | Jan 20 2014
By: Matt Raymond, senior director of communications, and      Marianne Smith-Edge, MS, RD, senior vice president , nutrition and food safety,      International Food Information Council (IFIC) and...
Blog entry | Jan 14 2014
By: Marianne Smith Edge, MD, RD Date: 1/15/14 Marianne Smith Edge delivered the following oral remarks Jan. 14 at the second meeting of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee.

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