consumer research

Press Release | Mar 25 2015
(Washington, D.C.) -  International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation Senior Vice President of Nutrition and Food Safety Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA provided oral comments today on the “Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary...
Press Release | Mar 24 2015
Thank you for the opportunity to offer comments today. My name is Marianne Smith Edge, and I’m the senior vice president for nutrition and food safety at the International Food Information Council Foundation. We’re a nonprofit organization with a...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2015
Originally posted Feb. 12, 2015 UPDATE (March 20, 2015): The FDA has concluded that the genetically engineered apples are "as safe and nutritious" as their conventional counterparts. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health...
Blog entry | Mar 17 2015
Why do we eat the way that we do? When thinking about how to manage your weight, do you ever wonder why some advice is easy to follow, yet other times you struggle to make lasting changes? You swear off snacks for a week but then see someone...
Millennials and Food
Article | Oct 16 2014
This report presents the results of six focus groups with Millennials about their nutrition knowledge and behavior. The main objective was to gain an understanding of Millennials’ current eating habits as well as their views toward nutrition and...
Blog entry | Aug 15 2014
Sugar. How did this simple carbohydrate become a substance that generates such complex conversations and polarizing opinions? The increasing debate over sugars seems to have no plateau in sight. At issue is whether sugars uniquely contributes to...
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...
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...