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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.

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...
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...
Monday, August 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bloomberg Quick Take on U.S. Food Safety »
The Food Safety Modernization Act set new standards for growing and harvesting fruits and vegetables, inspections for dome...
Monday, July 10, 2017
USA Peanut Congress Provides Updates on Sustainability, Nutrition, & Allergies »
The 2017 USA Peanut Congress was held on Amelia Island from June 24-27, 2017. The below resources were presented during th...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
A Dairy Operation Reborn: From Cows to Cashews (and Other Nuts) »
For more than 90 years, Elmhurst Dairy, based in Queens, was a New York mainstay. But when the business began to struggle...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Plant Based Products & GMO Free Claims: Product Trend Reports »
Plant Based Products | According to Mintel’s 2017 Food and Drink trend “Power to the Plants”, the preference for natural,...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Infographic Highlights Food & Beverage Industry Focus on Brand Protection »
Reston, Va.; March 28, 2017 — With the onset of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the rising cost of recalls and t...
Friday, May 20, 2016
Yes, GMOs Are Safe (Another Major Study Confirms) »
Consumers all around the world get a lot of conflicting information about genetically engineered (GE) crops and the food d...
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Scientists refute the scaremongering about GMOs »
THE NATIONAL Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine already examined genetically engineered (GE) crops once, conc...
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Research assesses agriculture without G.M.O.s »
WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — Researchers at Purdue University have completed a study that assesses the benefits of bioengineered...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
The FDA is making a big change to nutrition labels. And it's probably a big mistake. »
The good news is that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is poised to make the Nutrition Facts label (pdf) on many pack...
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Funding Gap Hinders Law for Ensuring Food Safety »
After thousands of people were sickened by tainted eggs, peanut butter and spinach, Congress passed a sweeping food safety...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
How Obama Would Spend Your Money in 2016 »
Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot. But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to sp...

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