Press Release | Aug 01 2014
(Washington, D.C. August 1, 2014) − The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation today shared consumer attitudinal research and insights to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in comments on proposed updates to the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods. Click here to view...
Article | Aug 01 2014
Dig into our consumer research: Consumer Investigation Into Nutrition Facts Panel and Sugars Labeling from Food Insight       View the open-access peer-reviewed article of the IFIC Foundation consumer research on Nutrition Facts Panel and Sugars Labeling online in the Journal of the Academy of...
Blog entry | Aug 01 2014
We’re thrilled to announce our partnership with Nutrino, an app that keeps diet advice simple by telling you what food you should eat based on your needs, goal and lifestyle.  The app offers a ton of integrated features, from customization for your health goals, to integration with wearable fitness...
Blog entry | Jul 31 2014
Neil deGrasse Tyson, speaker of some of our favorite science quotes (especially the one above!), shared his take on "the attention that genetically modified foods are receiving," "artificial selection" of crops, and the "fear factor" with science. The video has already sparked hundreds of comments within...
Blog entry | Jul 28 2014
Last week, a "hit list" site emerged calling for violent attacks on both journalists and scientists who write about benefits of biotechnology. For many of us who communicate the science of food and nutrition, it was a pretty frightening turn in what has certainly been a heated discussion on “GMOs” (a...
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 fruits contain large pits.  The reason for the recall is listeria, which can contaminate meats and dairy...
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 one of the most mysterious of diseases, with a lot of uncertainty in the medical community about exactly...
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 conventional or organic products. As such, there have been efforts to compare the nutrition content of organic...
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, Tupperware containers, plastic cling wrap”: Don’t fear these! They all make great food storage options, as long as...
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 young children are at risk of consuming too much of three nutrients: vitamin A, zinc, and niacin, and...
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 Much? Excess Vitamins and Minerals in Food Can Harm Kids’ Health.” The report claimed: Many Americans,...
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 with Dr. Morgan Scott, veterinarian and professor at Texas A&M, who explains the use of animal...
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 International Food Information Council (IFIC) recently conducted its biannual Consumer Perceptions of Food...

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