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The PBC posts news on subjects pertaining to peanut industry updates including farmer and manufacturer issues, food safety, nutrition research and recipes.

Being allergy-aware at school and in restaurants

Allergy awareness in school and restaurant settings is a large part of food preparation. With many hands working in a fast-paced and demanding environment, you can never be too cautious when it comes to foodservice.

Peanuts and Fall/Winter entertaining

It’s hard to believe, but fall is here and winter isn’t too far off. So how do you plan to cope with all the hustle and bustle? One thing you can do is stock up on peanuts to include in your day and have on hand when guests come over for the big game or festive celebrations.

Eating more nuts could save thousands of lives and make us healthier and wealthier, say scientists

Making simple changes in what we eat could result in a 50% reduction in the burden on non-communicable diseases and make us far healthier as well as saving considerable sums in healthcare costs, according to American and British editorialists in the British Medical Journal.

Think peanut butter is mostly peanuts? Think again

Peanut butter sure has come a long way from the days when it was simply part of PB&J sandwich. Science continues to show that it provides a multitude of health benefits. But when you're eating your favourite peanut butter, should you have to wonder just what it is that you're eating and whether you're reaping all the benefits? If you live in Canada, you might have to.

Kick off the new school year with a powerful protein punch

The start of a new school year is a good time for parents to encourage healthy eating habits for children – and themselves. It’s important for parents to model healthy eating, especially when it comes to school lunches and snacks.

Health & Nutrition Corner: Allergy update

The peanut patch is a patch that is applied to the skin like a Band-Aid. Similar to the nicotine patch, the peanut patch releases trace amounts of protein found in peanuts and exposes patients to minute doses of an doses of an allergen to help them develop a tolerance.

Helping the environment, one PB&J at a time

Can a PB&J sandwich help save the world? According to the PB&J Campaign, consumers can take at-home environmentalism to the next level.

National Peanut Board launches new website to educate consumers on the nutritional benefits of peanuts

The National Peanut Board (NPB) recently launched skinnyonnuts.com, an online information source to educate consumers on the nutritional benefits of peanuts.

Health & Nutrition Update - Nutrition Research You Can Use: magnesium, type 2 diabetes and peanuts

The role of magnesium (Mg) obtained for everyday food sources like peanut products in helping to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Peanuts and weightloss: the story of a Marathon Mom

Heart-healthy fats, protein and carbohydrates were all key nutrients in this runner's diet.

Quality USA peanuts and sustainability

Quality USA peanuts are produced in accordance with sound agricultural practices.

Peanuts make southern flavours pop

Adding regional flavours to everyday cooking is a great way to quite literally, spice things up and peanuts and peanut products can be nutritious additions to southern-inspired meals.