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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, September 4, 2018
Nut Sales Surge in China »
Nut consumption in China is rising much faster than other snack items, according to the Chinese Nutrition Society, reports...
Monday, August 6, 2018
Pushing Nut Varieties Further into the Mainstream »
Consumer demand for products featuring ingredients perceived as natural and healthy is spurring interest in a wide variety...
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Study: Effects of Walnut Consumption on Blood Lipids »
Effects of walnut consumption on blood lipids and other cardiovascular risk factors: an updated meta-analysis and systemat...
Monday, April 2, 2018
Pistachios Can Help you Lose Weight »
Did you know that a one-ounce serving of pistachios is 49 nuts – more nuts per serving than any other snack nut? Those 49...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Macadamia Nuts: The Manganese-Rich Treat that Supports Healthy Bones »
While almonds may be America’s most popular nut, no one can deny the delicious appeal of macadamia nuts. (1) This is a goo...

Allergy Education and Management
Friday, March 2, 2018
Treatment Against Peanut Allergy Protected Dids in New Study »
The first treatment to help prevent serious allergic reactions to peanuts may be on the way. A company said Tuesday that i...
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...

PTNPA Announcements
Monday, September 17, 2018
Register Now for Convention 2019 »
PTNPA is proud to be celebrating our 80th anniversary at Convention 2019. We are ringing in our 80th year by taking it bac...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Make Your Convention 2019 Hotel Reservations »
Discounted Convention Hotel Reservations Now Open for Booking PTNPA has reserved rooms at the Renaissance Ind...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Convention 2019 Registration Opens 9/17 »
Cheers to 80 Years! PTNPA is proud to be celebrating our 80th anniversary at Convention 2019. We are ringing in our 80th y...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Technical Forum 2018 Resources Now Available »
Thank you for making Technical Forum 2018 such a success. CLICK HERE to view the resources page including speaker pres...
Monday, July 2, 2018
Download the Technical Forum 2018 App »
Have quick and easy access to all the Technical Forum 2018 details by downloading the event app. The app includes importan...

Sustainability, Stewardship, and Food Safety
Monday, July 9, 2018
White House Plan Calls for Unified Food Agency »
White House Plan Calls for Unified Food Agency By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief Jun 25, 2018 The White House's Of...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Webinar: Prop 65 and the Nut Industry »
Please click below for the resource slides from the Prop 65 webinar presented on May 2, 2018 by the PTNPA and Hogan Lovell...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Auburn Professor Makes Breakthrough with Peanut Genome »
Growers and consumers alike can be excited for the successful map sequencing of the peanut’s genetic code, a five-year pro...
Thursday, February 1, 2018
Consumer Reports: Is Peanut Butter Good for You? »
Americans eat about 4 pounds of  peanut butter  per person per year. But years of fat phobia and assumptions t...
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...

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