Nutritional assistance program needed to treat increasing food insecurity among children and their families

A new perspective published in Pediatrics warns of the detrimental consequences food insecurity can have on children and families. Written by pediatric health experts from Children’s HealthWatch, based at Boston Medical Center, the perspective highlights the importance of protecting and enhancing SNAP benefits given the financial challenges facing millions of…

Nutrition traffic light food comes

The Nutri-Score is a large majority of the Germans. This shows a recent consumer research commissioned by the Federal Ministry for food and agriculture. Minister Julia Klöckner wants to ensure that food from the supermarket will in the future be marked with this traffic light System. The participants in the…

Pet Food Recalls: What You Need to Know

apcc_food-recall_082119_main.png In recent years, you may have noticed several pet food recalls make national headlines. This year, we alerted pet parents on two separate occasions to food recalls that affected several types of dry dog foods for containing excessive levels of Vitamin D and for Salmonella exposure.   Feeding our pets healthy, safe…

Target Is Launching a New Good-For-You Food Brand

Just in time for back-to-school season, Target has announced that they’re launching a new in-house food brand called Good & Gather. We love the simple, cute, colorful packaging, but what really sets this brand apart from some of Target’s other in-house brands is that all of the products are made…