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Research & Insights
Source: US FDA
A majority of consumers read food labels and are increasingly aware of the link between good nutrition and reducing the risk of disease, according to the latest survey of dietary habits released today by the U.S. Food and Drug...
Source: The Consumerist.com
A Michigan State University study found the majority of consumers look for labels that signify products they're buying were inspected for safety, and that about a third are willing to pay more for such labeling.
February 25, 2010 Have You Become Sick From Something You Ate?Source: BusinessWire
Over the past several years Americans have seen numerous food recalls related to our nation’s food supply. Spinach, peanut butter and even pet food are just some of the food items that have been subject to massive recalls. While...
February 19, 2010 Report: Food safety shouldn't marr environmentSource: San Francisco Chronicle
Farmers are facing pressure to choose between protecting the environment and safeguarding their fields from harmful bacteria, but a new report claims food safety and ecological goals can work hand-in-hand. Read more:...
February 18, 2010 Survey: Consumers 'Highly Aware' of Food SafetySource: Food Safety News
According to an ongoing study, food safety concern is influencing choices consumers make at the supermarket. The study--which is being conducted by Michigan State University (MSU) on behalf of DNV, a company that offers food...
January 11, 2010 Poll: Most Not Fully Confident in Food SafetySource: CBS News
Just one in three Americans are very confident that the food they buy is safe, a new CBS News poll finds – although the vast majority are at least somewhat confident that their food is safe.
December 1, 2009 Consumer Reports: Two Thirds of Chickens Carry BacteriaSource: ABC News
The bad news from a new study is that two thirds of store-bought chicken was found to be contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria. The good news is that, believe it or not, the numbers are better than two years ago, when...
November 23, 2009 Food Allergies Increasing Dramatically in ChildrenSource: Injury Board.com
In a new study by researchers of the National Center for Health Statistics, food allergies in U.S. children under age 18 years increased dramatically by 18 percent between 1997 and 2007
November 17, 2009 Report: More Americans going hungrySource: Washington Post
The number of Americans who lack dependable access to adequate food shot up last year to 49 million, the largest number since the government has been keeping track, according to a government report released Monday that shows...
November 12, 2009 Americans Struggle to Feed Their Families, Know Others Who Needed Donated Food, According to The 2009 Hormel Hunger SurveySource: Business Wire
About a quarter of American adults (24 percent) say they have eaten less this year to ensure their children have enough food, a startling expression of parents’ caring for their children that also sheds light on a the problem of...
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