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Blog entry | Nov 01 2016
These days, Millennials get all the attention. But let’s not forget about Boomers. They make up a large portion of the U.S. population and have money to spend on consumer goods, especially on food. But what are Boomers looking for when it comes to nutrition? Read our latest article for Food Dive on how...
Blog entry | Oct 21 2016
As you stroll through the grocery store, you are bombarded by numerous health claims on food labels and packaging. Some boast of their natural ingredients, while others highlight their high nutrient content. But does this align with what you are looking for? Do these words and phrases actually help you...
Blog entry | Oct 18 2016
World Food Day is an important time to recognize the pressing need to end world hunger and food insecurity. While this day has a global focus, the issues of hunger and food insecurity are also close to home. More than one in seven American households (14.3 percent) are food insecure, meaning that these...
Blog entry | Oct 18 2016
Football season is in full swing, which means we are in the midst of tailgates, viewing parties, fantasy football and endless amounts of scrumptious food. From our new recipes to your favorite classics, we want to make sure that our game day plan is full of energy and good memories—not a sick feeling in...
Blog entry | Oct 14 2016
In May 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that by July 2018, the Nutrition Facts label will display added sugars information in grams per serving and percent Daily Value. The decision to declare added sugars on the revised label is based, in part, on recommendations from the 2015-2020...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2016
Here is a collection of resources that can help you better understand antibiotics and antibiotic resistance.  Q&A: Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance in the Food Supply The health of animals is very important to the farmers and ranchers who raise them, as well as the veterinarians who work with...
Blog entry | Oct 13 2016
The health of animals is very important to the farmers and ranchers who raise them, as well as the veterinarians who work with them. Despite this, animals may still become sick and require treatment, just like people. Read on to learn more about antibiotic use in the food supply. What are antimicrobials...
Blog entry | Sep 29 2016
Tea has been around for at least 5,000 years, and since the practice of dropping leaves and other parts of plants into hot water probably wasn't exclusive to tea, it's likely tisanes have been around for at least as long. What Are Tisanes? Tisanes (pronounced "tih-ZANS") are often colloquially referred...
Blog entry | Sep 22 2016
Soil degradation is a growing problem throughout the world, and an important topic for our times as it affects the food we eat every day. In fact, in August, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) “ … announced a nationwide call to action to address soil degradation and erosion...
Blog entry | Sep 19 2016
With vibrant colors and tonal hues, food can be more like art. I am drawn to foods that appeal and engage my visual senses. The more colors, the better. Did you know that natural and artificial food colors can help correct for color loss and natural variations in color; enhance the existing colors in...
Blog entry | Sep 15 2016
You may have a lot of questions when it comes to healthy eating during pregnancy. How many calories do I need? Are there certain foods I need to eat? Our "Eating for Two" infographic covers all of the basics of healthy eating to support a growing baby. Eating for Two: Pregnancy and Nutrition from Food...
Blog entry | Sep 14 2016
The term "antibiotic resistance" can sound confusing and, thus, scary.  Antibiotic resistance is the refusal of the host to accept the treatment of antibiotics. This happens when a germ or bacteria no longer responds to a drug used for treatment.  Over the past several years, we have seen greater...
Blog entry | Sep 09 2016
I am sure you have heard of the phrase “we eat with our eyes.” This common phrase is especially meaningful in the realm of food colors, as food coloring has been in existence for more than 2,000 years, starting in 300 BCE when artificial colors were used to color wine. You may be questioning, “Why are...

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