05/24/2017 - The topic of arsenic in the U.S. food supply has sparked considerable discussion in the public, scientific and regulatory fields. Read More
Discover tools and important resources that address foodservice-related issues and food safety. Keep informed of changes in the industry as they relate to the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, as well as restaurant menu labeling. Learn more about the requirements for foodservice in different settings such as hospitals, health care communities and correctional facilities.
05/24/2017 - The changes in the law were designed to combat both childhood obesity and the rising occurrence of childhood hunger. Read More
05/24/2017 - The United States Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Service revised the CACFP meal patterns to better align with the 2015-2020 DGA and science-based recommendations made by the National Academy of Medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Read More
04/26/2017 - The IDDSI was launched to develop international standardized terminology and definitions for texture modified foods and liquids for individuals with dysphagia. Read More
07/12/2016 - Lead exposure continues to be an environmental health problem for millions of households with children in the United States. Read More
06/29/2016 - Foodborne diseases are a major cause of illness in the United States, with estimates totaling millions of cases each year. Read More
05/11/2016 - It is the position of the Academy that the quality of life and nutritional status of older adults residing in health care communities can be enhanced by individualization to less restrictive diets. Read More