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 24 2014
We heard the sad announcement out of Denver that Pat Bowlen, the 30-year owner of the Broncos, is stepping aside from his involvement with the team to deal with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's is...
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,...
Press Release | Jul 17 2014
As you might already be aware, the Environmental Working Group has released a report titled, “How Much Is Too Much? Excess Vitamins and Minerals in Food Can Harm Kids’ Health.” The report claims that...
Blog entry | Jul 17 2014
By: Megan Meyer, Microbiology and Immunology Doctoral Student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Recently, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a report titled “How Much is Too...
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...
Milk Production: From Farm to Table
Article | Jul 14 2014
Milk Production: From Udder to Table from FoodInsight
Blog entry | Jul 14 2014
Health and nutrition related information are two important topics for US consumers, but recently there has been an increasing interest in food production and sustainability. This year, the...
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...
Article | Jul 09 2014
For Professionals (Are you a consumer?) The International Food Information Council Foundation's Understanding Our Food Communications Tool Kit provides food and agriculture, nutrition and health, and...
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...
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...

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