Continuing Professional Education | Mar 26 2015
It's that time of year when many health professionals are scrambling to calculate their CDR Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits to ensure they have the required number to remain in good...
Blog entry | Mar 25 2015
Are you falling asleep mid-task, having trouble concentrating on conversations, or wanting to take a mid-afternoon nap at your desk? Most of us have experienced the overwhelming sensation of...
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...
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...
Press Release | Mar 24 2015
Pictured are David B. Schmidt (L), president and CEO of the International Food Information Council, and Dr. Nina Fedoroff of Penn State University. Credit: Matt Raymond/IFIC (Washington, D.C.) -  ...
Press Release | Mar 24 2015
  (Link to press release) Prepared Testimony of David B. Schmidt, President and CEO International Food Information Council Hearing on the Costs and Impacts of Mandatory Biotechnology Labeling Laws U...
Blog entry | Mar 23 2015
We have a Final 4! In all of the ridiculous, far-fetched, and downright irresponsible food advice we’ve heard, here are the official top 4 that most represent food MADNESS. Tweet at us to vote in our...
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....
Press Release | Mar 20 2015
Recent publications by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and Consumer Reports question the safety of consuming conventionally grown fruits, vegetables, and foods containing crops grown...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2015
Originally posted Nov. 21, 2014 UPDATE (March 20, 2015): The FDA has concluded that six varieties of genetically engineered potatoes are "as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts."...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2015
“Aspartame Sensitivity? A Double Blind Randomised Crossover Study,” published in the journal PLOS One, is the latest in a long line of studies that confirm the safety of aspartame. Although some...
Blog entry | Mar 20 2015
Once again, Consumer Reports is making some pretty questionable claims about our food. This time, it’s about the safety of organic versus conventional produce, based on the pest control methods used...
Blog entry | Mar 19 2015
Recently, there have been a number of stories about food recalls, from the Today Show to social media.  You may have heard about them at some point during your busy day, but, just in case, here’s...
Blog entry | Mar 19 2015
This month’s issue of National Geographic arrived in mailboxes (yes, those still exist) covering a pretty heated topic: The War on Science. You can dig into their feature online, which covers...
Blog entry | Mar 18 2015
With some of the recent controversy we are seeing about cheese, we are going to take this opportunity to “milk” the benefits of packaged dairy products. As our latest infographic illustrates, you can...

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