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What Do Consumers Really Think About Food Technology & Sustainability? Tune in to our Webcast Tomorrow to Find Out!

By: Kerry Robinson, RD   Date: 8/24/10

Are you a health professional who wants to know what consumers think about the use of technology in food production? Or what their views are on hot topics such as sustainability?  What about understanding their concerns and gaps in information when it comes to food technology, and how to bridge those gaps through effective communications?

Back to School = Back to Breakfast

By Jennifer Schleman, APR   Date: 8/23/10

Today is back to school day for thousands of kids here in the Washington, DC area. Hitting the books means a change in the easy going summer routine and back to a stricter schedule. But it doesn't mean that moms and kids should cut out breakfast!

Food Colors: A Spectrum of Thoughts

By: Matt Thoman Date: 8/20/10

 

Food Safety Update: Salmonella and Eggs

By: Tony Flood   Date: 8/19/10

The recent recall of over 380 million eggs due to salmonella concerns has a lot of people asking the question, "What should I do to keep safe?"  My brother who lives in Texas, where a cluster of illnesses has been identified actually asked me about this recall.  While I was surprised, I was also glad that he was seeking information and that he actually asked me. Here are a few things I told him.

Attention Moms-to-Be: No need to put down your cup of Joe!

By Kerry Robinson, RD   Date: 8/18/10

New moms and pregnant women who can't imagine a morning without their cup of coffee can breathe a sigh of relief-new guidelines from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists are the latest from a number of women's health organizations that continue to support science-based conclusions that moderate levels of caffeine consumed by women of childbearing age, including those who are pregnant or breastfeeding, are safe for both mom and baby. 

Start The School Year Off on The Right Foot With These Helpful Tips and Resources!

Note: This week we're focusing on back to school with food safety and nutrition advice for parents and kids. Check back all week for a different topic each day. 

By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 8/13/10

Check Out the Cafeteria for Back-to-School Nutrition Deals

Note: This week we're focusing on back to school with food safety and nutrition advice for parents and kids. Check back all week for a different topic each day. 

By: Dayle Hayes, MS, RD

Thinking about packing a lunch box for your kids? Think again! Wondering how to fit breakfast into busy back-to-school mornings? Think breakfast at school! Wonderful things are happening in school kitchens and cafeterias all across the country - and your children can take advantage of them as they head back to the classroom this fall. 

Food Allergy Planning for Back-to-School

Note: This week we're focusing on back to school with food safety and nutrition advice for parents and kids. Check back all week for a different topic each day. 

By: Katie Burns   Date: 8/10/10

Packing School Lunch with a Punch!

Note: This week we're focusing on back to school with food safety and nutrition advice for parents and kids. Check back all week for a different topic each day. 

By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date: 8/10/10

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