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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, March 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peanuts Integral to MIND Diet and Brain Health »
Albany, Ga. (March 12, 2019) – A recent study published in the journal Nutrition, Health & Aging found the MIND diet,...
Friday, February 15, 2019
Walnut Consumers May Have Lower Depression Scores »
esearchers found a consistent association between eating nuts, particularly walnuts, and fewer and less frequent depressiv...
Monday, November 5, 2018
Nuts for Nuts? Daily Serving May Help Control Weight and Benefit Health »
eating Brazil nuts and other varieties of nuts daily may prevent weight gain and provide other cardiovascular benefits, ac...
Monday, November 5, 2018
Daily Serving of Nuts May Stave Off Weight Gain »
Two new studies suggest that a small daily serving of nuts may benefit overall metabolic health and keep off the weight we...
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here's What Experts Say »
Sunflower seeds are rich in nutrients. One serving of shelled sunflower seeds is usually an ounce, which is about 1/4 cup...

Allergy Education and Management
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Peanut Allergy: 'Life-Changing' Study Helps Severely Allergic Children to Build up Tolerance »
Parents of children with severe allergies have hailed “life-changing” research showing it is possible to build up a tolera...
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 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...

Sustainability, Stewardship, and Food Safety
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
This USDA Lab Is Turning Billions of Pounds of Almond Waste into Beer, Plastic, and Power »
nside a USDA research building near Berkeley, California, research leader Bill Orts holds up a mottled-looking black plate...
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...

PTNPA Announcements
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Upcoming Regional Networking Receptions »
PTNPA Members enjoy the benefit of regular networking events, hosted across the country, at no charge to our members. Thes...
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Register Now! - Annual Advocacy & Government Relations Event »
Please join us in Washington, DC on May 7-8 for the Annual PTNPA Advocacy & Government Relations Event. PTNPA Members...
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Convention 2019 Resources Now Available »
Thank you for making Convention 2019 such a success! Click below to view presentations and photos. 
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Register Now for Upcoming Webinars »
WEBINAR: NEW USDA BIOENGINEERED FOOD DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS February 7, at 1pm EST WEBINAR: GOVERNMENT AFFAI...
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Download the Convention 2019 Mobile App »
HOW TO DOWNLOAD: 1. Delete the old PTNPA app: if you still have the old PTNPA app on your phone from a previous even...

Members in the News
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Americold Realty Trust Recognized by Global Cold Chain Alliance for Energy Excellence »
ATLANTA--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Americold Realty Trust  (NYSE:COLD), the world’s largest owner and operator of tempe...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Dot Foods Breaks Ground on New Distribution Center in Bear, Delaware »
Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, continues to grow, officially breaking ground today o...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Associated Oregon Hazelnut Industries, Inc: Holiday Season Spotlight »
For the first time since 2002, Oregon has been selected to provide the 2018 Capitol Christmas Tree as part of the U.S. Cap...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
The Leavitt Corporation: Celtics Announce Official Partnership with Teddie »
BOSTON, MA –  The Boston Celtics today announced their official partnership with Teddie Natural Peanut Butter, the to...
Saturday, December 1, 2018
December PTNPA Members in the News »
Members in the News Yahoo Finance Tweeted highlight from Brown Brothers Harriman Chief Investment Strat...

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