Article | Jun 30 2014
Glossary Terms are defined here only as they relate to food and agriculture and may have applications in other industries (e.g., pharmaceuticals) that are not addressed. For additional definitions...
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
SAFETY Are there any proven health risks associated with biotech food? Consumer 1: The health risks have not been fully looked into, as far as I know, yet or evaluated. You really don’t know....
Media | Jun 24 2014
Labeling Should genetically engineered foods be labeled? Consumer 1: I think there should be labels on GMO’s, for sure, just so that people know what they’re buying. Consumer 2: Labeling’s good but...
Media | Jun 24 2014
CHILDREN Are foods produced through biotechnology safe for children and pregnant women? Consumer 1: I would think that children and pregnant women should avoid genetically modified foods. Consumer 2...
Media | Jun 24 2014
BENEFITS What are the benefits of food biotechnology? Consumer 1: I do think it’s OK to push nature. I think if it’s environmentally helpful and OK for our bodies, why not? Consumer 2: I know that a...
Media | Jun 24 2014
ALLERGIES Is there a link between foods produced through biotechnology and allergies? Consumer 1: I’m not sure exactly what causes food allergies. It’s probably some chemical in the food, but I don’...
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...
Article | Jun 23 2014
Food is an essential part of our lives, and consumer interest in foods that provide health and wellness benefits, or functional foods, is thriving. These foods for health may play a role in improving...
Article | Jun 20 2014
More than two billion people worldwide suffer from micronutrient deficiencies because they are not meeting their daily dietary requirements for essential vitamins and minerals.  These deficiencies...
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...
Article | Jun 20 2014
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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
With an increasing focus on nutrition and health by American consumers has come greater curiosity about where our food comes from and how it is produced. Echoed by concerns in the media, consumers...
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...
Press Release | Jun 19 2014
Washington, D.C. (June 19, 2014) – In response to a United Nations (UN) request, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation today is participating in a UN Informal Interactive...
Article | Jun 19 2014
  Welcome to the newly enhanced FoodInsight.org Please visit again soon as we continue to expand our content and features. For additional information, please e-mail webmaster@ific.org.   David B....
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....
Article | Jun 17 2014
Contact Matt Raymond or Jania Matthews at 202-296-6540 or media@foodinsight.org WHILE FOOD BIOTECH BENEFITS RESONATE, SUPPORT DECREASES AMONG A CONSUMER SUBSET Washington, D.C. – Despite public...

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