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The #GiveHealthy Movement

  The #GiveHealthy Movement is designed to solve a big problem. Donating food to food drives is one of the most popular forms of giving in the US.  More people donate food than watch the Super Bowl each year, a great display of the public’s interest in supporting one of our most pressing social issues… Read More


Eat REAL Statement of Support – Organic Livestock & Poultry Practices Rule

The United States Healthful Food Council® (DBA Eat REAL®) has been built upon growing consumer demand for transparency and sustainability in foodservice and food production. As such, Eat REAL stands in support of the Organic Livestock & Poultry Practices (OLPP) rule, finalized by the USDA this January (2017), which aims to increase the animal welfare regulations… Read More


This new food label goes further than any previous certification

By Maria LaMagna for MarketWatch. Published: June 5, 2017 10:54 a.m. ET MarketWatch photo illustration/iStockphoto: Friesian cattle in a farmers field taken from under a tree. Your head may already be spinning when trying to remember the differences between food labels including “organic,” “fair trade” and “non-genetically modified.” Here’s one more you may start seeing… Read More


When Kids Eat At Restaurants, The Food Is Not As Healthy For Children As You Think

By Alyssa Moran AND Christina Roberto On 04/29/17 AT 12:00 PM This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Chain restaurants are not known for serving up healthy kids’ meals. Most entrees on a kids’ menu are either fried, breaded or doused in cheese. Fresh fruits and vegetables are rare side… Read More


Food CMO’s Guide to Choosing a Social Monitoring Tool

By Keith Butler April 4, 2017 Originally posted by EvansHardy+Young The large number of social monitoring tools available makes choosing the correct one a challenge for food commodity and CPG brands. At EvansHardy+Young, we take an aggressive approach to tool selection, and you should too. We know selecting the right tool is a crucial business… Read More


To juice, or not to juice?

Originally from Wellseek. Please note, the author’s views do not necessarily reflect the views of USHFC. With juice bars popping up everywhere, the concept of cleansing and detoxing with a liquid diet has never been more mainstream. Let’s get to know this popular trend with nutrition Expert Mascha Davis and how it really impacts our health…. Read More


7 Habits of Highly Effective Fruit & Veggie Marketers

By Dennis Hardy EvansHardy+Young For more food marketing insights, check out their blog. Stephen Covey first published his hugely popular book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, back in 1989. Since then, a cottage industry seems to have risen up with various pundits proposing their own “seven habits” lists for all kinds of industries and… Read More


Fresh, Healthy Food Is Not a Trend. It’s a Movement.

Originally posted on Fortune To watch video of the interview, click here.  by John Kell, @johnnerkell  Consumers want fresher, cleaner food labels. The consumer-driven shift toward fresher, cleaner foods isn’t a fad. It is a movement that is here to stay. That’s the expert opinion shared by all three food-focused panelists that appeared at the Fortune MPW… Read More