Afternoons-only, virtual conference features talks on food labels, ‘safe’ ingredients and more.
Overall, Americans are eating more whole-grain foods than ever before, Tufts researchers report in a new study. However, the increase in whole-grain intake over the past two decades could be 39.5% or 61.5%, depending on which definition of a whole-grain food is being used.
Leading food safety and nutrition scientists are meeting June 21-23, 2022, at the National Press Club.
Whole grain labels are confusing to consumers, according to a new study that found many made the wrong choice when asked to pick the healthier option based on product labels. The researchers, from Tufts University and NYU, say the results provide legal evidence for changes in labeling policies.
The flavor of a fine chocolate emerge from its ecology, in addition to its processing. But can you be certain that the bar you bought is from the exotic locale on the wrapper? Researchers developed a method for determining where a chocolate was produced by looking at its chemical “fingerprint.”
The labels of drinks marketed to kids do not help parents and other consumers differentiate among fruit juice and sugar-laden, artificially flavored drinks.