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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
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...
Thursday, March 21, 2019
A Nutty Solution for Improving Brain Health »
Long-term, high nut consumption could be the key to better cognitive health in older people according to new research from...
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,...

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...
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...
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...

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

PTNPA Announcements
Tuesday, March 17, 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, February 24, 2020
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Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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Monday, February 3, 2020
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Monday, December 23, 2019
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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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