Article | Sep 17 2009
The older population is about to "boom" much as they did when entering the world as “babies” some six decades ago.  The first of the “baby boomers” will turn 65 years old in 2011, with the last group...
Article | Sep 17 2009
The older population is about to "boom" much as they did when entering the world as “babies” some six decades ago.  The first of the “baby boomers” will turn 65 years old in 2011, with the last group...
Media | Aug 24 2009
Press Release | Aug 17 2009
(Washington, DC, August 18, 2009) —There’s a lot of misinformation brewing about caffeine, particularly when it comes to effects from consuming too many energy drinks or other caffeinated beverages....
Article | Aug 17 2009
Some consumers have been advised by a healthcare professional to reduce their sodium consumption.  Managing sodium intake can seem daunting, but there are some surprisingly simple ways people can...
Article | Aug 17 2009
Some consumers have been advised by a healthcare professional to reduce their sodium consumption.  Managing sodium intake can seem daunting, but there are some surprisingly simple ways people can...
Article | Aug 17 2009
The importance of consuming long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), has long been recognized by major...
Article | Jun 09 2009
What is diacetyl and where is it found? Diacetyl and related compounds produce the buttery odor and flavor of many foods.  It occurs as a natural byproduct of fermentation and is found in several...
Press Release | May 21 2009
(WASHINGTON, DC)—More than half of Americans (56 percent) say they are trying to lose weight, and a majority of them say they are trying to improve the healthfulness of their diet and increase their...
Article | Apr 01 2009
Searching for information about the U.S. food regulatory system can be overwhelming and time consuming. Meanwhile, with the great deal of food safety information currently in the news it is helpful...

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