Data & Survey | Oct 20 2008
The 2008 Food Biotechnology: A Study of US Consumer Trends Survey, commissioned by the International Food Information Council is the 13th annual nationally representative survey designed to gain...
Article | Apr 30 2008
This IFIC Review provides background information on caffeine, examines its safety and summarizes key research conducted on caffeine and health. Topics addressed include caffeine and: heart disease...
Article | Sep 30 2007
Research is evolving about the relationship of diet to cancer. Cancer is a very complex disease, having few definitive answers regarding its cause. Factors to be considered include: There are well...
Article | Jul 31 2007
PDF Version Caffeine is one of the most comprehensively studied ingredients in the food supply. There is considerable knowledge of this compound, with centuries of safe consumption in foods and...
Article | Jun 30 2007
Background Plant sterols and stanols are phytosterols—essential components of plant membranes—that resemble the chemical structure of animal cholesterol and carry out similar cellular functions in...
Data & Survey | Nov 01 2006
After a decade of consumer attitudinal research, it is clear that a majority of consumers are confident in the safety of the U.S. food supply and express little to no concern about food and...
Data & Survey | May 31 2006
PDF Version Introduction In 2005, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) commissioned its fourth survey studying Americans’ attitudes toward foods that provide health benefits beyond basic...
Data & Survey | May 01 2006
Full Report (PDF) INTRODUCTION Background & ObjectivesThe benchmark IFIC Foundation Food & Health Survey provides insights regarding specific catalysts and barriers to healthful eating. This...
Data & Survey | Dec 12 2005
Since 1995, health and how food impacts Americans' health have emerged as the single-most important focus of media reports about nutrition and food safety. That’s the conclusion of a decade-long...
Article | Mar 31 2005
The recently released 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend that Americans wisely choose carbohydrate-containing foods to ensure adequate nutrient intake and still keep their weight within...
Article | Feb 15 2005
Over the years, nutrition messages have become more accessible through the Internet, media, celebrities, and many other sources.  Multiple inputs of different information can create a confusing...
Article | Jan 27 2005
Background and Objectives The United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service published an interim final rule on control of Listeria monocytogenes in ready-to-eat meat...
Article | Aug 14 2004
Article | Mar 15 2003
For the 3rd Edition of "Food Biotechnology: A Communicator's Guide to Improving Understanding", click here. (2003) The International Food Information Council (IFIC) produced this Communications Guide...

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