Produce For Better Health Announces Award Recipients For Industry Leaders, Retail Dietitians and Public Health Officials Focused On Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

The Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is pleased to announce its 2018 Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® Award Recipients as those who have gone above and beyond to promote fruit and vegetable consumption.

After Almost 25 Years, It’s Time to Advocate for Consumption

There is so much good stuff to say about organic and conventional produce. From studies which clearly show the safety of both to decades of research that illustrate the disease prevention aspects of these nutrient dense foods. Plus farms and farming companies continue to develop innovative, convenient fruit and vegetable products which are helping to increase consumption.

Shrimp Hits Record High Levels of Consumption in United States

December 21, 2018 Southern Shrimp Alliance

Shrimp remains the most consumed seafood in the United States, returning in 2017 to its highest consumption level of 4.4 pounds per person according to NOAA Fisheries’ “Fisheries of the United States” report released today. While U.S. shrimp fisheries remain sustainable and well-managed, imported shrimp from poorly regulated countries dominate the U.S. marketplace with 92% market share according to the report.

Top 10 List Shows Significant Increase in Seafood Consumption

December 19, 2018 National Fisheries Institute

In 2017 Americans ate 16 pounds of seafood per capita, an increase of 1.1 pounds from the 14.9 pounds consumed in 2016. It is the highest per capita consumption number in almost a decade.