Telling Our Story

August 15, 2019

In the context of plant-based messaging Agriculture often is very good at fanning the flames of the very things that cause angst in the farm community. Undercover videos, anti-animal-agriculture marketing by top brands, animal and …

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Rubin Testifies at Dietary Guidelines Committee

July 25, 2019

Most Americans get too little of a nutrient they don’t know much about – choline – but eating eggs is a great way to boost intake, the executive director of the Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) …

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Senate Starts Child Nutrition Work

April 18, 2019

The Senate Agriculture Committee kicked off an effort to reauthorize child nutrition programs and hopes to pass a bill later this year.  At an April 10 hearing, Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) said, “There is a …

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Dietary Guidelines Committee Holds First Session

April 4, 2019

The scientists who will develop the next round of official dietary guidance held their first meeting last week amid promises by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to enhance transparency and scientific rigor in writing the …

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Gottlieb Signals “Healthy” Rule Ahead

April 4, 2019

Nearing his departure date, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said his agency was preparing a regulation to modify the definition of “healthy” when the term is used on food labels. He also confirmed …

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