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Feb 04, 2014, 15:10 ET

Canned Food Alliance Commends Congress On Passage Of Farm Bill

The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) commends Congress on passage of a five-year Farm Bill. The Bill introduces a pilot program allowing elementary...

Jun 11, 2013, 08:00 ET

Consumer Confusion About Canned Food Persists, According To New Survey

 Americans enjoy the many benefits of canned foods, including convenience, value and ease of preparation, according to a new...

Oct 01, 2012, 07:00 ET

Canned Food Alliance Commends Nevada For Adding Canned Beans To WIC Food Package

The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) commends the Nevada Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program for adding...

Jul 11, 2012, 15:30 ET

Canned Food Alliance Urges House Agriculture Committee Leadership to Ensure 'All Forms' of Fruits, Vegetables and Beans Are Included in 2012 Farm Bill Federal Food Assistance Programs

 In conjunction with the House Agriculture Committee's markup of the 2012 Farm Bill, the Canned Food Alliance (CFA) sent a letter to Committee...

May 29, 2012, 07:00 ET

Canned Foods Offer Needed Nutrients for a Greater Return on Investment

 When looking to get the most nutrient bang for your buck, look no further than the canned food aisle of your local grocery store. A new study...

Oct 25, 2011, 09:17 ET

Survey: Consumers Underestimate Canned Foods' Benefits

Food packaged in steel cans can be just as nutritious (and sometimes more nutritious) than fresh and frozen varieties, yet many Americans surveyed...

Nov 10, 2010, 09:00 ET

Just Add One: For Convenience

As busy moms continue to turn to canned foods as a way to save time in the kitchen, the Canned Food Alliance (CFA) developed an easy way for home...

Sep 28, 2010, 09:00 ET
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Making Over America's Meals One Can at a Time

The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) asked Allrecipes.com site users to share how they just add one canned ingredient to their tried and true recipes...

Aug 24, 2010, 09:00 ET

Just Add One: For Nutrition

200 Years of Canning As canned food celebrates its 200th anniversary, it's easy to see why this form of packaging was developed to sustain...

Jun 23, 2010, 09:00 ET

Just Add One: For Value

Canned food has been bringing value into America's homes for generations.  And we're not just talking about the bottom line on your grocery...

Apr 22, 2010, 09:00 ET

Canned Food Alliance Reminds Consumers to Add Recycling to the Recipe

While enjoying the highest recycling rate of any food package, nearly 35 percent of steel cans are still trashed—rather than...

Feb 04, 2010, 09:00 ET

Mealtime.org Takes You Behind the Scenes with 'Canned Food from Field to Table'

Canned food is one of the most versatile options for creating affordable, quick and healthy meals especially during colder months. But common...

Oct 26, 2009, 09:00 ET
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 06/11/2006

Canned Foods Offer Viable Options to Address the Institute of Medicine's Call for More Fruits and Vegetables in School Meal Programs

The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) welcomes and supports the timely recommendations aimed at increasing the nutritional content in school meals within...

Sep 22, 2009, 09:00 ET
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 06/11/2006

No Need to Sacrifice Taste or Nutrition for Easy Meals Using One Pot, Five Ingredients and Ten Bucks

As the economy forces many Americans to toss takeout menus and ditch dinner reservations, many are making their way back into the kitchen in...

Jun 25, 2009, 09:00 ET

The Canned Food Alliance Answers the Call for 'Back To Basics' With Essential Kitchen Toolkit

According to Rutgers research, families want guidance on kitchen basics and make positive changes when they receive it With 2009 widely described...

Apr 08, 2009, 08:00 ET

Rutgers Study Reveals A Need For Basic Kitchen Know-How

Families are earning high marks on intentions for good nutrition but lack knowledge of food prep fundamentals It's no surprise that with the...

Sep 10, 2008, 01:00 ET
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 06/11/2006

Rutgers Study Segments Moms Into Four Unique Groups With Distinct Nutritional Profiles

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing that all moms are not created equal, recently released research from Rutgers University reveals...

Jun 17, 2008, 01:00 ET

AUDIO from Medialink and the Canned Food Alliance: Edibly Fun, Easily Done - Kid Friendly Recipes for the Summer and All Year Long

NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- School's out for the summer and chances are your kids are playing outside and working up a grown-up sized...

May 14, 2008, 01:00 ET
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 06/11/2006

Personalized Plates for Picky Palates: Moms can Satisfy all With One Recipe, Four Ways

PITTSBURGH, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Young children can be picky eaters, spooked by strong flavors or unfamiliar ingredients, so family dinners...

Dec 06, 2007, 00:00 ET
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 06/11/2006

National Food Program Improves Access to Fruits and Vegetables

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's historic decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to encourage moms and their children...

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