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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
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...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
How Eating Nuts Can Help You Lose Weight »
Nuts are extremely healthy, as they’re packed full of nutrients and antioxidants. In fact, they have been linked to a wide...

Allergy Education and Management
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Recent Parents.com Article Recommends Introducing Nuts to Babies Early »
A recent Parents.com 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...
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Is It Possible to Make a Less Allergenic Peanut? »
In the summer of 1987, Wesley Burks, a pediatric allergist in Little Rock, decided to enroll in a graduate-level biochemis...

Sustainability, Stewardship, and Food Safety
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...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Plant Based Products & GMO Free Claims: Product Trend Reports »
Plant Based Products | According to Mintel’s 2017 Food and Drink trend “Power to the Plants”, the preference for natural,...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Infographic Highlights Food & Beverage Industry Focus on Brand Protection »
Reston, Va.; March 28, 2017 — With the onset of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the rising cost of recalls and t...
Friday, May 20, 2016
Yes, GMOs Are Safe (Another Major Study Confirms) »
Consumers all around the world get a lot of conflicting information about genetically engineered (GE) crops and the food d...

PTNPA Announcements
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Convention 2018 Website Now Live »
New this year, the PTNPA has launched a website dedicated entirely to Convention 2018. Here you will find all the late...
Monday, August 7, 2017
Make Your Convention 2018 Hotel Reservations »
PTNPA has reserved rooms at a discounted rate for PTNPA members attending Convention 2018 in January. Book now to guarante...
Monday, August 7, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall 2017 Member Networking Reception Details »
Please Join Us Tuesday, December 5th for the Washington, DC Member Networking Reception. The Reception will be held at t...
Monday, July 10, 2017
Technical Forum 2017 is Almost Here - Register Today! »
Technical Forum 2017 will feature industry leaders, educational speakers, and opportunities to learn and network with tech...
Monday, July 10, 2017
Annual PTNPA Membership Dues Payment Deadline was June 30, 2017 »
On May 8, 2017 Member Company Key Contacts received an email notification regarding Annual PTNPA Membership Dues Invo...

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