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CSPI says federal policies for food bank donations should prioritize nutrition

- General News
No federal policies and few state policies affecting food bank donations currently prioritize nutrition, according to a new report released today by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.

Ocean Spray and Brightseed study cranberry health potential

- General News
Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., the agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 farmer families, and Brightseed, an A.I.-led biosciences company recognized as a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer, today announced an agreement to leverage Brightseed’s A.I., Forager, to profile the compounds in cranberries and surface new connections between cranberries and human health.

WW new PersonalPoints Program strong on fresh produce

- General News
Today, WW International, Inc. announces the global launch of its groundbreaking new PersonalPoints Program: a revolutionary, truly individualized and livable path to sustainable weight management and healthy living.

PBH promotes produce for better mood — not just nutrition

- General News
'Food Rooted in a Better Mood' really does resonate with consumers, said Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, President & CEO of PBH, about its theme for its ambassador virtual event.

Tangelo debuts mobile app to address nutrition insecurity

- General News
Tangelo, a platform as a service (PAAS) company and consumer facing mobile application is focused on improving nutrition education, affordability, and access to healthy, locally-sourced food for nutrition insecure consumers.

USDA only goes part way to improve nutrition

- General News
The USDA committed billions of dollars to improve Americans’ nutrition but could do much more to ensure they buy and eat more fruits and vegetables.

USDA gives $69MM in grants for food and nutrition security

- General News
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced today an investment of $69 million to address critical food and nutrition security needs of low-income communities enduring the pandemic, enhance the resilience of food and healthcare systems impacted by the pandemic, and maximize funds reaching participants.

Nutritional psychiatry boosts fresh produce

- Analysis
One new trend: nutritional psychiatry. Because, guess what? Your diet affects your mood and your mental health.

Nutrition program Guiding Stars launches new look

- General News
Guiding Stars, a leading nutrition guidance program used by several leading East Coast grocery retailers and other organizations throughout North America, announced today the launch of a fresh new look that will make finding nutritious choices even simpler for consumers online and in stores.

United Fresh says USDA’s nutrition efforts fall short on fresh produce goals

- General News
We share the USDA Secretary’s commitment to address nutrition insecurity and, accordingly, are concerned that this proposal falls short of providing sufficient access to fresh produce to meet that goal.