2018 Food and Health Survey


The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2018 Food and Health Survey marks the 13th time the IFIC Foundation has surveyed American consumers to understand their perceptions, beliefs and behaviors around food and food purchasing decisions.

This year, the survey continues an examination of issues related to health and diet, food components, food production, and food safety. It also explores new topics, such as food insecurity, diets and eating patterns, and how consumers’ diets compare to dietary guidelines and expert recommendations.

A supplement to this report, focused on Medicaid recipients and in partnership with the Root Cause Coalition was released in October, 2018 at the Root Cause Annual Summit.

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Survey Resources:

  • Press Release (HTML)
  • Press Release (PDF)


Past Survey Results:

2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

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