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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
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...
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...

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
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chicago Member Networking Reception »
Please join us for another great opportunity to meet with PTNPA members and potential new members in an intimate setting....
Monday, June 4, 2018
Technical Forum 2018: Register Now »
The PTNPA Technical Forum features industry leaders, educational speakers, and opportunities to learn and network with tec...
Monday, May 14, 2018
Industry Affiliate Member Webinar »
Thursday, May 31, 2018 1PM EST Shelly Nutt of the Texas Peanut Producers and Member of the PTNPA Advisory Board R...
Friday, May 11, 2018
Annual Advocacy Event 2018 »
Once again, PTNPA Members came to Washington, DC for our Annual Advocacy Event.  We listened to an expert panel discu...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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...

Sustainability, Stewardship, and Food Safety
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...
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...

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