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 overall well-being and reducing or minimizing the risk of certain diseases and other health conditions....
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 not only affect an individual’s long term health but can also raise societal and public health care costs...
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 today’s busy world, people are becoming master multi-taskers, and when it comes to keeping up with their daily...
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 Health” is especially important for pregnant women because it’s about eating for two. Recently, the U.S....
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 have continued to search for more information about the food supply, request environmentally sustainable...
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 daughters – servicemen and women past and present – and we thank them for their service. Memorial Day is...
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 Hearing on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs)—“Global Progress, National Action:...
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. Schmidt President and CEOInternational Food Information Council & Foundation
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. Fortunately, many advanced and several developing countries have abundant supplies of fresh, safe and nutritious...
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 controversy as states debate mandatory labeling of foods produced through biotechnology, a significant majority...
Article | Jun 16 2014
Food animal production is an important part of agriculture. It includes beef, dairy, poultry, and pork. Advances in animal breeding, genetics, and health have increased the quality, safety and quantity of animal protein available to consumers, an important source of protein in the human diet. For more...
Article | Jun 10 2014
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation has developed a Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-approved continuing professional education (CPE) online program, “Food & Agricultural Biotechnology: Health Impacts in Developing Nations.” If you are a registered dietitian or a...

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