Article | Aug 01 2012
Introduction The issues of “pig castration” and “boar taint” may have caught your attention in the media recently.  For many years, pork producers have physically castrated male piglets to prevent...
Article | Jul 17 2012
For more than 50 years, veterinarians and producers have administered antibiotics to food animals, primarily poultry, swine, and cattle, mostly to fight or prevent animal diseases. The following Q...
Blog entry | Jul 12 2012
By: Anthony Flood Date: 7/13/12 Earlier this week, I was not amused, but was again surprised to read about yet another alleged reason to fear my food.  Fortunately for me, I'm neither alarmed nor...
Blog entry | Jul 08 2012
By: Elizabeth L. Petrun, 2012 IFIC Sylvia Rowe Fellow  Date: 7/9/12 Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Risk Communication Advisory Committee met to discuss recent research that...
Article | Jul 04 2012
Food animal farmers and producers have many tools available to help them improve the quality of the meat they provide to consumers. One such tool is the type of feed they give the animals. Animal...
Blog entry | Jul 01 2012
By: Anthony Flood Date: 7/2/12 Everyone should enjoy the summer - the food, fun and festivities that come along with the heat. Whether you're the king of the backyard bar-be-que or master of the...
Blog entry | Jun 26 2012
By: Katie Burns Date: 6/27/12 June is National Dairy Month-a time to appreciate and enjoy all of the wonderful aspects of dairy products, such as the taste and nutrition benefits, as well as the...
Press Release | May 30 2012
(Washington, D.C., May  31, 2012) — A five-year retrospective of findings from the International Food Information Council Foundation’s Food & Health Survey, “International Food Information...
Article | May 29 2012
Recently, some have raised concern regarding a food ingredient known as Transglutaminase (TG); nicknaming the enzyme “meat glue.”  Reports have sparked inaccurate perceptions about the safe use of TG...
Article | May 22 2012
Americans Find Doing Their Own Taxes Simpler than Improving Diet and HealthBut, they recognize room for improvement and want to do better. Click here to view the Press Release. Click here to download...

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