Soft drinks are a $61 billion-a-year business in the U.S. But could drinking soda shorten your lifespan? A new study in the American Journal of Public Health suggests the answer might just be yes.
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The American Heart Association is thrilled to share that the Nevada Department of Agriculture recently adopted a new and robust School Wellness Policy that provides two key provisions that help our kids grow up healthy.
With so many choices, people can become overwhelmed and lose sight of the fact that what they put in their grocery cart can directly impact their overall health. Dr. Nimali Fernando, a pediatrician who founded The Doctor Yum Project, names five things you may be putting in your cart when you opt for unhealthy, processed foods.
Generation Alpha — children born since 2010 — will be the most highly educated, diverse and technologically proficient yet. Since they are still very young, though, their consumption patterns are being shaped by their socially, ecologically and budget-conscious Millennial parents.
According to a new survey, more than 30,000 healthier product choices have been made available to consumers between 2002 and 2013. Food and beverage companies reported that they collectively have eliminated or reduced trans fat in more than 11,000 product choices.
With global food demand expected to outpace the availability of water by the year 2050, consumers can make a big difference in reducing the water used in livestock production.
To help extinguish factory fire risks, Zurich provided this infographic to determine the top causes of factory fires and ways to prevent them from happening.
As EHS regulations and best practices become more comprehensive and expansive, we’re seeing a new imperative in managing EHS supply chain performance. No longer is it acceptable to simply manage EHS performance within your own organization.
Nestle CEO Paul Bulcke says the company might have to dip into its cocoa reserves to offset the impact of Ebola.
A federal magistrate judge is recommending that a former soldier suing Burger King for swallowing needles in a sandwich pay attorneys' fees and costs to the defendants for not showing up at a settlement conference.
The theme for this year’s World Food Day, which is celebrated on October 16, was “Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth.” According to the infographic, 805 million people worldwide suffered from chronic hunger between 2012 and 2014.
Shop Packaging LLC, a New Bedford, Massachusetts establishment, is recalling chicken wing products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
Utah lawmakers don't want a raw milk-related bacterial outbreak that sickened 80 people and contributed to one death to shut down the fledgling raw-milk industry. The outbreak was traced to unpasteurized milk from a Weber County dairy.
The latest rankings, based on panel studies of 1,500 Millennials — defined as aged 14 to 35 — not only ranks which Top 50 brands continue to earn Millennial love, but why these brands are connecting so strongly with them.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which was signed into law in January 2011, places the responsibility for food safety squarely on food producers, with requirements that will come into force as all portions of the Act are finalized and implemented.
A bevy of new online services is angling to be your virtual kitchen assistant, giving you the chance to outsource the tedious aspects of cooking — the shopping, sorting, washing and prepping — so you can focus on the more satisfying assembling and eating parts.
Mike's Hard Lemonade Co. launched new packaging featuring an exclusive "Crafted to Remove Gluten" seal. The seal was specially developed to educate and inform consumers of Mike's products.
Few ingredients come with as much baggage as MSG, otherwise known as monosodium glutamate. In this video, we debunk MSG myths and explain why the scientific consensus is that this flavor enhancer is perfectly safe for most people.
Vermont's attorney general's office released some of the proposed rules to govern the labeling of food made with genetically modified organisms. The regulations include using a "clear and conspicuous" label.
In each of 12 video spots, children are prompted to guess how much sugar they consume, then pull a rope to have the annual average come falling down on them in the form of sugar itself.
The EPA will allow the use of a 2,4-D weed killer called Enlist Duo, a new version of the popular herbicide used since the 1940s. It is designed to be used on corn and soybeans grown with engineered seeds approved by the Agriculture Department last month.
Yogurt is now the official snack of New York, a distinction suggested by a fourth-grade class that's meant to celebrate the state's status as the nation's largest producer of the fermented milk product.
On average, Americans are willing to spend 31 percent more per week on grocery food produced in ways that uphold the principles of corporate social responsibility (CSR), according to the Conscious Consumer Study.
You have questions about our food so we’ve asked Grant Imahara to get you the answers. We’ve been serving our food for decades and now we’re giving everyone a behind-the-scenes look at our beef, Chicken McNuggets, McRib, and more.
The Lexicon of Sustainability's Know Your Food is a short film series that introduces consumers to key terms and principles that can help them make more informed decisions about the food they eat. This part of the series focuses on food security and food sovereignty.
Westchester, Illinois-based Ingredion Inc. is buying specialty ingredients company Penford Corp. to help address areas that consumers are growing increasingly interested in, such as nutrition and gluten-free eating.
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