Media | Aug 29 2014
Kris Sollid, RD and Brittany Mountjoy speak with Liz Caselli-Mechael about tips on packing a lunch that's nutritious, fun to eat, and safe for kids during the back-to-school season. 
Blog entry | Aug 21 2014
By now if you’re like me, you’ve probably had it up to here when it comes to hearing about the risks associated with certain foods.  But there are risks associated with everything we do.  The...
Event | Aug 19 2014
The International Food Information Council Foundation presents… Kanny Kitchen: Food Safety Basics for a Hectic Life Food Safety Education Month Contact Brittany Mountjoy at 202-296-6540 or mountjoy@...
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 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,...
Media | Jul 16 2014
Why are antibiotics used in cows? Could they make human antibiotics less effective? Are farms too crowded? How do antibiotics in animals affect the safety of your food? Get all the answers you need...
Article | Jul 14 2014
Milk Production: From Farm to Table
Milk Production: From Udder to Table from FoodInsight
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...
Article | Jul 02 2014
Dr. David R. Lineback is a Senior Fellow, Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN) at the University of Maryland at College Park. Dr. Lineback is a carbohydrate chemist and food...
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...
Media | Jun 24 2014
Physicians Offer Expert Advice on Food Biotechnology   Technologies, such as food biotechnology, have become an important part of agriculture. However, many myths and misperceptions about food...
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
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...
Article | Jun 17 2014
Developed by the International Consultative Group on Food Irradiation (ICGFI) and the International Food Information Council Foundation. Food is one of the most important necessities in life....
Continuing Professional Education | Jun 16 2014
The International Food Information Council Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “A Practical Guide to...
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...
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...
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...
Article | May 27 2014
The 2014 Food & Health Survey: Consumer Attitudes toward Food Safety, Nutrition & Health, commissioned by the International Food Information Council Foundation, is the ninth annual national...
Blog entry | May 21 2014
Note: This blog post is being co-published on the Global Health Council and International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation websites. This week, I am participating in the 67th World Health...
Article | Apr 13 2014
The United States provides one of the safest food supplies in the world. With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Centers for Disease Control...

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