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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
Friday, March 27, 2020
Nuts Boost Immunity »
Zinc helps cells in your immune system grow and differentiate, Majumdar explained. One meta-analysis revealed that zinc...
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Consumption of Nuts at Midlife and Healthy Aging in Women »
Nut consumption may reduce age-related diseases and lead to better health and well-being in aging. Many conditions of agin...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Does Eating Nuts Help Prevent Weight Gain? »
Two clinical studies have upheld previous findings showing a daily serving of nuts might keep off the extra weight people...
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Swapping One Portion of Red Meat a Day for Fish or Nuts Could Cut Risk of Early Death »
Swapping one portion of red meat for fish or nuts daily could cut the risk of early death by almost a fifth, research in t...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Walnuts May Help Lower Blood Pressure for Those at Risk of Heart Disease »
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in pe...

Allergy Education and Management
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
FDA Approves First Drug For Treatment Of Peanut Allergy For Children »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Palforzia [Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Allergen Powder-dnfp] to mitigate alle...
Friday, January 31, 2020
Fda Approves First Drug to Treat Peanut Allergies in Children »
(CNN) The US Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug to treat  peanut allergies  in children on Fri...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
FDA Committee Endorses Peanut Allergy OIT Product – So What Happens Next? »
Hope for a commercially available peanut allergy therapy got a boost Sept. 13 when an FDA advisory committee said it belie...
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...

Sustainability, Stewardship, and Food Safety
Saturday, March 14, 2020
How Peanuts Can Alleviate Poverty »
CORPORANT, Haiti— It’s a sad fact that in many poor communities around the world, going to school is the difference betwee...
Monday, March 2, 2020
Pistachio Extracts Found to Have Anti-Viral, and Anti-Biotic Power »
Once just a snack, pistachios possess extracts that have been shown to stop the growth of Staphylococcus aureus, MRSA, Lis...
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
FDA Leaders Say Dashboard Will Help Reveal Course of Food Safety »
After a series of large-scale food safety problems almost a decade ago, Congress passed the U.S.  Food and Drug Admi...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Roles Beyond Food Safety: Sustainability and Social Responsibility »
Quality Assurance and Food Safety  - The importance of sustainability and social responsibility shouldn’t be downplay...
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Frank Yiannas: From Disney to Walmart to FDA »
Quality Assurance and Food Safety  - FDA commissioners often come up through the ranks of government, at one age...

PTNPA Announcements
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Convention 2021 Registration Opens December 1 »
The PTNPA Annual Convention is an outstanding opportunity to meet with industry colleagues and learn the latest trends, ne...
Friday, May 15, 2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 Member Resources »
We Are Here for You PTNPA is working to provide members with timely and relevant information as we navigate the im...
Monday, April 27, 2020
You're Invited: PTNPA Nutty Networking Virtual Happy Hour »
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Monday, February 24, 2020
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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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