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Nov 20, 2014, 16:37 ET
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition President Guido Barilla demonstrate their support for the Milan Protocol, which aims to raise awareness for challenges facing the global food system, including: the reduction of food waste, the promotion of sustainable agriculture, and the war on hunger and obesity.

Matteo Renzi Supports The Milan Protocol

Today, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi gave his support to the Milan Protocol promoted by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN)...

Oct 29, 2014, 10:00 ET

Ebola Outbreak Has Had Little Effect On African Cocoa Supply

 The current Ebola outbreak is the largest in history, but the disease has not effected cocoa supply according to experts and featured in the...

May 28, 2014, 12:17 ET

Eating Organic Food Will Not Decrease Cancer Rate

 There is little or no decrease in the incidence of cancer associated with consumption of organic food, according to a large study from The...

Apr 24, 2014, 05:09 ET

Symposium on Japanese Laws and Regulations of Health Food

The General Incorporated Association of International Foods & Nutrition (AIFN) held a symposium by bringing together Japanese and foreign...

Feb 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

Barilla si congratula con la medaglia d'oro Mikaela Shiffrin

 Barilla, la società di alimenti italiana, si congratula con la medaglia d'oro olimpica, Mikaela Shiffrin e con tutti gli atleti dell'anno...

Feb 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

Barilla Congratulates Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin

 Barilla, the Italian food company, extends congratulations to Olympic Gold Medalist, Mikaela Shiffrin and all of this year's athletes for...

Jan 29, 2014, 10:00 ET

Meat Production Is Major Cause Of Climate Change

Greenhouse gas emissions from meat production are significant and need to be reduced, according to a recent report published in the January...

Dec 31, 2013, 10:00 ET

2014 Is The Year Of The "IndieWoman" With Food Options Just For Her

 The United States has nearly 31 million women who are 27 years old and older who live alone without children. This group, now being called the...

Dec 03, 2013, 09:00 ET
30-Year Veteran Galaxy Nutritional Foods Launches New Brand, GO Veggie!, to Meet Rapidly Growing Demand for Dairy Free and Lactose Free Foods.  (PRNewsFoto/GO Veggie!)

30-Year Veteran Galaxy Nutritional Foods Launches New Brand, GO Veggie!, to Meet Rapidly Growing Demand for Dairy Free and Lactose Free Foods

 Galaxy Nutritional Foods, America's 30-year leading provider of delicious cheese free products, announces the launch of GO Veggie!™, a...

Nov 27, 2013, 10:00 ET

Peanut Butter Is Saving Starving African Children

Americans consume on average over 1.5 billion pounds of peanut butter and peanut products annually, however for mal-nourished children in Africa,...

Oct 30, 2013, 10:00 ET

More Than Half Of U.S. Households Say Halloween Candy Must Be Shared

 More than half of U.S. households have a rule that Halloween candy must be shared and 78 percent of parents serve as the Halloween candy...

Sep 25, 2013, 10:00 ET

Gluten-Free Products Contain Gluten

 Once purely a diet remedy for people with Celiac disease, today a gluten-free diet is being adopted by those seeking a healthier lifestyle and...

Aug 28, 2013, 10:00 ET

Farmers Hope New Immigration Bill Will Lead To More Field Workers

 With the much debated immigration bill lingering in the House of Representatives, farmers across the nation hope the new policies will...

Jul 31, 2013, 10:00 ET

New Study Reveals Food Companies Disposed More Than 4 Billion Pounds Of Food

Food manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers together disposed of  4.1 billion pounds of food waste in the United States in 2011, according...

Jun 24, 2013, 10:30 ET

White Vegetables Are The New Green

Boldly colored fruits and vegetables have long received all the attention, however, a recent paper out of Purdue University published in Advances...

May 28, 2013, 10:00 ET

Women Read Food Labels More Than Men

 Women check and use food label components more often and thoroughly than men, according to a recent study from the University of Alabama and...

May 01, 2013, 08:00 ET
Infographic: Eating & Living the Mediterranean Way.  (PRNewsFoto/Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition)

Eating & Living the Mediterranean Way: Good for You, Good for the Planet

Eat like an Italian, and you might just improve your health. Italian cuisine is part of the Mediterranean style of eating, which has sparked...

Apr 29, 2013, 10:00 ET

Migrant Farmer Worker Conditions Deemed Unhealthy

 Cooking and eating facilities for migrant farm workers don't comply with health regulations, according to a recent study from Wake Forest...

Mar 25, 2013, 10:00 ET

War Veterans Are America's Next Generation of Farmers

 While veterans returning from service struggle to find work, America's farmers are aging without enough young people to fill the void....

Feb 25, 2013, 10:00 ET

Thin Is Out: New Report Says Fewer Women Dieting

Fewer women are dieting, according to a new study from NPD Group and featured in the February issue of Food Nutrition & Science. NPD's most...