Blog entry | Dec 16 2015
Have you ever heard the mantra “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it?” This saying may be popular among some fear-mongering food bloggers, but food scientists will tell you that they are missing...
Blog entry | Dec 03 2015
Did you know that as many as 15 million Americans have food allergies?  If you’re a bubbly holiday traveler like me, chances are you will meet someone with a food allergy this season – at a party,...
Blog entry | Dec 01 2015
Last year, the FACTS network was still in its infancy. This year, all your input and support has made us better and better. To celebrate a great year of working together, here are our 10 favorite...
Blog entry | Nov 23 2015
You may have seen it on fitness websites or on your Facebook newsfeed: the laundry list of foods that registered dietitians “won’t eat.” The list is usually about a mile long and contains any food...
Blog entry | Nov 18 2015
From supermarkets to farmers markets, Americans can enjoy hundreds of nutritious, fresh and high-quality fruits and vegetables. In order to provide such a plentiful food supply, conventional and ...
Blog entry | Nov 10 2015
If headlines on your Twitter feed are telling you to cook with lard instead of vegetable oil, please don’t listen. Here’s why. The 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee and the World Health...
Blog entry | Nov 02 2015
A peanut allergy is one of the most common causes of food related anaphylaxis. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, in the United States, it is estimated that anaphylaxis to food...
Article | Oct 19 2015
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What do a cell phone and a career as a hairdresser have in common? Both could possibly be carinogenic (or cause cancer), according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). It’s no...
Blog entry | Sep 30 2015
Did you know that you play an important role in “cold chain management?”  Without your participation in the cold chain, the safety of the food you eat cannot be assured.   But wait a minute, you say...
Blog entry | Sep 24 2015
We’re back with more facts and hacks to make the food safety basics (clean, separate, cook, and chill) just a little bit easier. This week: It's time to chill. Storing leftovers and other perishable...

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