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The nut industry and the products created by PTNPA members are hot topics of conversation! Whether there is a newly-identified health benefit, allergy prevention solutions, sustainability and environmental studies or stories the PTNPA serves as a clearinghouse for current news of elevance to our industry. We hope that all PTNPA members will reference this valuable information when speaking with customers, discussing interesting aspects of the industry of when informing the media or legislative representatives about our exciting part of the food supply.

Health and Nutrition Benefits
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Eating Walnuts Improves Senior Nutrition in Unexpected Ways »
Loma Linda University Health study finds that eating walnuts encourages other healthy dietary behaviors in seniors. A Loma...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Qualified Health Claim Petition for Macadamia Nuts »
After conducting a systematic review of the available scientific data, the FDA now intends to exercise enforcement discret...
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Food Choices That May Help You Age Better »
Earlier this month, the Washington Post featured an article written by Consumer Reports that discussed the top five food c...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Delta Shifts From Peanuts to Almonds »
Delta Air Lines, whose home state is Georgia, has recently made the decision to replace its in flight snack of peanuts wit...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
A Nut-Filled Diet Could Dramatically Lower the Risk of Colon Cancer Recurrence »
A diet that includes nuts could have a dramatic impact on a person's chance of colon cancer recurrence, an observatio...

Allergy Education and Management
Saturday, September 9, 2017
Scientists Announce Positive Findings in Peanut Allergy Pill Study »
ABC World News Tonight reported on successful preliminary trials happening in Australia for a pill filled with a mix of pr...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Article Recommends Introducing Nuts to Babies Early »
A recent article affirms that you should introduce nuts to babies early, and outlines safe practices to do so....
Monday, March 27, 2017
Allergic to Peanuts? Tree Nuts Might Still Be Safe »
MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Having an allergy to one type of nut may not necessarily doom you to a lifelong...
Monday, February 13, 2017
AAP: Provide Emergency Plan for Children with Severe Allergies »
Clinicians should help develop a plan for families and schools to use in the case of allergy-related emergencies, said the...
Thursday, January 5, 2017
New NIH guidelines on infants and peanuts may contradict everything you’ve heard before »
When my husband and I had our first child seven years ago, the prevailing wisdom was that babies at risk of allergies shou...

PTNPA Announcements
Monday, March 19, 2018
Join Us: CA & OR Networking Receptions »
PTNPA Members enjoy the benefit of regular networking events, hosted across the country, at no charge to our members. Thes...
Friday, March 16, 2018
Register Now: Annual Advocacy Event, May 9-10 »
Please join us for our annual Advocacy event from May 9 - 10. We will be hearing from area experts on the current regulato...
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
PTNPA is Now on LinkedIn »
PTNPA is now a part of the LinkedIn community, offering us the opportunity to monitor and participate in industry news and...
Monday, January 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monday, January 15, 2018

Sustainability, Stewardship, and Food Safety
Monday, December 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scientists Develop Peanut Resistant to Aflatoxin »
Scientists at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis, Mo., and their collaborators at the International Cro...
Thursday, November 2, 2017
Rutgers Develops Blight-Resistant Hazelnut Tree »
Researchers at the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station have developed a new kind of hazelnut tree, that can...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bloomberg Quick Take on U.S. Food Safety »
The Food Safety Modernization Act set new standards for growing and harvesting fruits and vegetables, inspections for dome...
Monday, July 10, 2017
USA Peanut Congress Provides Updates on Sustainability, Nutrition, & Allergies »
The 2017 USA Peanut Congress was held on Amelia Island from June 24-27, 2017. The below resources were presented during th...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
A Dairy Operation Reborn: From Cows to Cashews (and Other Nuts) »
For more than 90 years, Elmhurst Dairy, based in Queens, was a New York mainstay. But when the business began to struggle...

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