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A dive into the food swamp

- Analysis
A study at the University of Minnesota is looking at a disadvantaged section of north Minneapolis to see why fast-food restaurants have proliferated there. 

Health-conscious brands unite for Mission for Nutrition 2022

- General News
During the month of March, Healthy Family Project aligned with health-conscious brands and more than 400 retail dietitians at 52 retailers as well as school nutrition directors in more than 100 schools for this year’s annual Mission for Nutrition.

Irresponsible ‘Dirty Dozen’ invokes fear when people should be eating more fruits and vegetables

- Analysis
It's that time again. The Environmental Working Group released its annual “Dirty Dozen” list, at a time when inaccurate food fearmongering is more irrelevant than ever.

Study shows green vegetables help prevent, fight COVID-19

- General News
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center report evidence from lab experiments that a chemical derived from a compound found abundantly in broccoli and other cruciferous plants may offer a potentially new and potent weapon against the viruses that cause COVID-19 and the common cold.

Walmart Foundation gives $1.5MM grant to Brighter Bites

- General News
Brighter Bites, a Houston-based nonprofit providing under-resourced families with fresh produce and nutrition education, received a $1.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to expand programming in communities throughout the country.

Two health studies support mango consumption

- General News
As low fruit and vegetable consumption continues to contribute to diet-related chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease, two new research studies find regular mango consumption may improve diets and help manage key risk factors that contribute to chronic disease.

New study shows plant-rich diet can add a decade to life expectancy

- General News
Do you want to live another decade? A new study shows a plant-rich diet can add 10 years to your life.

KIND snack bar promotion pushes consumers to eat fresh fruit, nuts instead

- General News
“There’s a time and place for eating a KIND bar, but we believe it should never replace eating the whole, fresh foods that are essential to staying healthy,” says Russell Stokes, CEO at KIND.

Brighter Bites starts program in Los Angeles

- General News
Brighter Bites, a national nonprofit that delivers fresh fruits and vegetables directly into families’ hands, announces a new partnership with produce supplier Food Forward to add Los Angeles as the eighth location where the organization will serve students and families.

New study includes IFPA perspectives on child nutrition

- General News
The Bipartisan Policy Center recently released a new study from its Food and Nutrition Security Task Force, on which International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) Co-CEO Tom Stenzel serves.