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07 Jan, 2016, 10:02 ET The Canned Food Alliance Applauds 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

 The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) applauds the Secretaries of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and U.S. Department of...


02 Dec, 2015, 10:50 ET Canned Fruits And Vegetables Improve Americans' Diets, Without Impacting Weight Or Sodium Intake

 Research published online today in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics provides insight into the role of canned fruits and...


20 Oct, 2014, 09:00 ET Canned Fruits And Vegetables Tied To Better Nutrition For America's Kids

 Canned fruits and vegetables play a role in improving children's overall diet quality according to new research revealed at two leading...


04 Sep, 2014, 08:00 ET Canned Food Alliance Launches New Website: Mealtime.org

 The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) launched its newly redesigned website, www.mealtime.org, to better serve health and nutrition industry...


04 Feb, 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...


11 Jun, 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...


01 Oct, 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...


11 Jul, 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...


25 Oct, 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...


10 Nov, 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...


28 Sep, 2010, 09:00 ET 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...


24 Aug, 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...


23 Jun, 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...


22 Apr, 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...


04 Feb, 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...


26 Oct, 2009, 09:00 ET 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...


22 Sep, 2009, 09:00 ET 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...


25 Jun, 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...


08 Apr, 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...


10 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET 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...


14 May, 2008, 01:00 ET 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...


06 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET 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...


05 Sep, 2007, 01:00 ET Study Identifies Factors Influencing Food Choice and Solutions for Eating More Healthfully

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from Rutgers University confirms that America's diet is out of shape. The study, published in...


21 Aug, 2007, 01:00 ET Shhh! ... It's CANfidential: Sneaking Healthful Ingredients Into Baked Goods

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- More than two-thirds of American adults are not getting enough fruits and vegetables in their diet, a trend...


19 Mar, 2007, 01:00 ET National Health Initiative Encourages the Consumption of More Fruits and Vegetables in All Forms: Canned, Fresh, Frozen, Dried and 100% Juice

PITTSBURGH, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's announcement by the Produce for Better Health Foundation marks the official launch of the new...