Navigation Links
Dieticians & Nutritionists Report Decreased Confidence in Food Supply
Date:10/16/2007

(US Food Sources Preferred Over Imports)

FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 40% of American Dietetic Association members surveyed say their confidence in the food supply has decreased over the past twelve months, according to a survey conducted by the California Olive Industry.

The registered dieticians and nutritionists also indicated a strong preference for American food, with 66% saying that when presented with a choice, they prefer food that was produced in the U.S. This preference appears to stem from the belief that U.S. produced food is more highly regulated than other countries. Seventy-once percent of the nutritionists said they rated their confidence in the US food supply as either excellent or good, while slightly over 3% rated it as bad/terrible.

Eighty-two percent reported that they thought it was important to know what country their food was coming from. And when asked if they read labels to find out where their food was from, 69% agreed/strongly agreed that they did read labels.

"Our olive growers are currently very busy in the middle of harvest, so it is particularly gratifying to see appreciation for U.S. grown and produced product," said Christi Darling, executive director of the California Olive Industry, which conducted the survey.

There are approximately 975 California farmers whose olives are processed into California black ripe olives (the ones in the can) by two California canneries. The harvest started in September and is expected to be completed by the end of October. The size of this year's crop is projected to be 112,000 tons.

The internet based survey was answered by 843 American Dietetic Association members, during the week prior to the annual Food & Nutrition Conference, which took place in Philadelphia Sept 29 - Oct 3, 2007. These respondents represent more than 10% of the attending membership.

The full survey and all stats and charts can be viewed at: http://www.calolive.org/ADAsurvey.


'/>"/>
SOURCE California Olive Industry
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Nutritionists give helpful advice to loose weight and say hello to 2006 with a smile
2. No harm in reducing prenatal check up to 3 - 6 times says WHO report
3. Autopsy reports could be valuable and informative
4. China reports declining number of SARS Cases
5. Russia Reports First SARS Case
6. Report on the Safety and Effectiveness of Melatonin supplements
7. WHO report asks for improved healthcare for mother and child
8. Research reports that c-section deliveries are rising
9. Jharkhand reports 13,000 Malaria cases
10. Sepsis Death Reported With Mifepristone – FDA Issues Warnin
11. Experts Insist That Neonatal Herpes Be Reported Regularly
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/7/2016)... (Dec. 3, 2016) , ... (PRWEB) December 07, ... ... only patient advocacy nonprofit for individuals impacted by cerebral cavernous angiomas, was awarded ... New Mexico with a patient engagement program. New Mexico has more people with ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... Dr. ... at the International Probiotic Association’s Washington DC workshop on November 2nd. The conference ... in dialog regarding probiotic dietary supplement regulations. , Dr. Leyer spoke about ...
(Date:12/7/2016)... ... December 07, 2016 , ... "Hacking into my medical record wouldn’t be ... 'a genius.'" Thus begins "Margaret in Berlin," Book Twelve in the Margaret of ... Books, Inc. These novels narrate the lives of a poor teenager and her ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... , ... December 06, 2016 , ... ... agreed to collaborate in developing a vaccine against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome ... can be available in South Korea for emergency deployment in the event of ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... ... December 06, 2016 , ... Individuals who seek to reduce ... drinking more water or limiting their exposure to the sun, according to a November ... group Beverly Hills Physicians (BHP) notes that, while preventive measures to help keep ourselves ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/6/2016)... DIEGO , Dec. 6, 2016  Arcturus ... RNA medicines company, announced today that it entered ... develop RNA-based therapeutics for the treatment of NASH ... wholly-owned therapeutic delivery platform LUNAR™ and UNA Oligomer ... "Given Takeda,s long-standing commitment to and expertise ...
(Date:12/6/2016)... OCEAN VIEW, Delaware , December 6, 2016 ... 2024; as per a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. ... ... GMI logo ... Increasing global population, growing women employment rates and rising consumer ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... 5, 2016  Balloon catheter is an innovative medical ... into the femoral artery in the leg or sometimes ... constricted blood vessels. These products are generally used to ... deposition of lipid substances in the blood vessel. In ... projected to expand at a CAGR of 3.8% during ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: