Article | Oct 16 2013
Evaluating Evidence The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. -Albert Einstein Not all research is created equal. Many times, scientific studies...
Article | Oct 16 2013
Who is Eating Gluten-Free and Why? You can’t turn on the television, read a paper, or surf online these days without seeing the terms “gluten” and “gluten-free”. But what exactly is gluten and why...
Blog entry | Oct 15 2013
Erica Gavey, University of Maryland Dietetic Intern Date: 10/16/13
Blog entry | Oct 08 2013
By: Anthony Flood Date: 10/9/13  You can't turn on the TV or watch your favorite show without hearing something about the most recent public health alert:  salmonella in chicken.  Here's what you...
Press Release | Oct 01 2013
Backround The 2013 Functional Foods Consumer Survey is the eighth in a series of quantitative studies focused on Americans’ awareness of and attitudes toward functional foods. This research continues...
Press Release | Oct 01 2013
(Washington, D.C.) — Nearly eight in 10 Americans (79 percent) say they are at least somewhat knowledgeable about nutrition, but new research from the International Food Information Council shows...
Data & Survey | Oct 01 2013
    Media Webcast Slides Infographic Background The 2013 Functional Foods Consumer Survey is the eighth in a series of quantitative studies focused on Americans’ awareness of and attitudes toward...
Blog entry | Sep 30 2013
By: Christina Kalafsky and Stacy Kim, Dietetic Interns from the University of Maryland, College Park Date: 10/1/13
Press Release | Sep 27 2013
News Backgrounder from the IFIC Foundation Low-Calorie Sweeteners and Weight In light of increased attention to the issue of low-calorie sweeteners and weight gain, the International Food Information...
Blog entry | Sep 24 2013
Fall TV is back! Summer reruns are over and I'm ready to hit the couch for my long awaited return to the world of primetime TV. Unfortunately, more time in front of the TV can mean more time to pack...
Blog entry | Sep 22 2013
By: CiCi Williamson, Food Safety and Inspection Service Date: 9/23/13 The year is 1985. The top TV program was "Dynasty" followed closely by "Dallas." Microwave popcorn had just been introduced. And...
Blog entry | Sep 15 2013
By: Shelley Feist, Executive Director, Partnership for Food Safety Education Date: 9/16/13 National Food Safety Education Month is a good time for adults to be reminded that kids are more...
Press Release | Sep 09 2013
(Washington, D.C.) — Most people give at least some thought to the safety of the food they eat, but fewer are knowledgeable about many of the risks involved and how to combat them, according to...

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