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End food stamps for junk food

- Analysis
President Biden’s recently announced goal of ending hunger in America by 2030 is certainly a worthy and admirable objective.

FDA plans to redefine ‘healthy’ food

- General News
The Food and Drug Administration proposes to update the definition for food to claim it is “healthy” to be consistent with federal dietary guidelines.

IFPA VP to emcee Food as Medicine Summit

- General News
International Fresh Produce Association’s (IFPA) Vice President of Nutrition & Health, Mollie Van Lieu, has been announced as the emcee for the Food as Medicine Summit in Chicago from May 25-26.

NourishedRx raises $6MM for food-for-health platform

- General News
NourishedRx, a digital health company founded with the support of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, today announced it has raised $6 million in seed funding.

Healthcare group partners Farmbox to provide weekly produce deliveries

- General News
InComm Payments, a leading global payments technology company, today announced it has partnered with Farmbox Direct to enable InComm Healthcare's health plan partners to offer weekly produce delivery options to their members through the FarmboxRx program.

Grapes and health focus of Radio Health Journal Series

- General News
The Radio Health Journal network and the California Table Grape Commission have teamed up to develop a series of messages about the positive impact eating grapes can have on health.

D’Arrigo promotes broccoli rabe as immunity boost

- General News
Your body’s ability to fight infection and disease depends on your immune system. The immune system is made up of cells, tissues, and organs that work together to protect your body from illness and infection. D’Arrigo California is launching a BOOST YOUR IMMUNITY health campaign, stated Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos, Director of Marketing, “to keep well-balanced and healthy we need to consume fresh fruits and vegetables as they are packed with immune boosting vitamins and minerals. Now more than ever, having an optimally functioning immune system is critical to one’s health and wellness.”

Grapes are part of a healthy immune system

- General News
Information on the way in which fresh grapes contribute to both is now available in one place for easy reference.

Study shows vegetarian diet risk

- Analysis
A major British study shows a varied diet high on fruits and vegetables, but not necessarily a vegetarian one, is the healthiest diet.

Food Lion adds savings program promoting healthful foods

- Retail
Beginning Aug. 7, Food Lion Virginia customers with a Healthy Savings card will be able to save instantly at checkout on fresh produce, whole grains, lean meats, yogurts and other items.