Ingredients & Nutrients

Press Release | Jul 17 2014
As you might already be aware, the Environmental Working Group has released a report titled, “How Much Is Too Much? Excess Vitamins and Minerals in Food Can Harm Kids’ Health.” The report claims that young children are at risk of consuming too much...
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 Much? Excess Vitamins and Minerals in Food Can Harm...
Blog entry | Jul 03 2014
The way some bloggers and commentators talk about food and the ingredients that go into it, I sometimes start to hear the theme from "Jaws" in my head. News reports literally warn of the dangers "lurking" in our food, like a mugger crouched behind 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 drinking!   1. Flavored milk can be an asset to get...
Article | Jun 20 2014
This article is the second in a series on food fortification. The first article, “Is Food Fortification Necessary? A Historical Perspective” can be accessed on www.foodinsight.org. To keep up in today’s busy world, people are becoming master multi-...
Article | Jun 16 2014
Food animal production is an important part of agriculture. It includes beef, dairy, poultry, and pork. Advances in animal breeding, genetics, and health have increased the quality, safety and quantity of animal protein available to consumers, an...
Press Release | May 29 2014
(Washington, D.C.)–The number of American consumers who consider healthfulness when purchasing their food and beverages has shown a significant uptick in the past two years. That is among the findings of the IFIC Foundation’s 2014 Food and Health...
Article | May 29 2014
(Washington, D.C.)–The number of American consumers who consider healthfulness when purchasing their food and beverages has shown a significant uptick in the past two years. That is among the findings of the IFIC Foundation’s 2014 Food and Health...

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