• Nutrition Blog

    Reader’s Digest’s Shameless Click-Bait Harms Consumers

    It’s popular to use catchy, click-bait titles on the internet. Writers know it lures readers in and drives traffic. But it is irresponsible to use scary headlines that provide false information and ...

  • Health Blog

    Tilapia Called “Evolutionary Rock Star”

    The Public Library of Science’s DNA Science Blog features a prolife of Tilapia from a PhD whose dad was a seafood wholesaler at the Fulton Fish market when she was a kid. Amid the torrent of hyperbo...

  • Trade & Commerce Blog

    Report Highlights Problems for American Farmers Caused by USDA Catfish Program

    In an extensive report on the latest issues facing the USDA catfish regulation program, the Washington Times finds, “farmers from Texas to Oregon and California to Georgia,” are poised to become ...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Dr. Oz Continues to Sell Snake Oil

    Every day, ordinary Americans trust qualified doctors and nutritionists to give them good health and diet advice. Unfortunately, one of America’s most infamous TV doctors abuses that trust. For year...

  • Health Blog

    “Safe Catch” tuna is here to save you… from what?

    The Safe Catch tuna brand has stoked unwarranted consumer fear for years by pitching their product as containing “the lowest mercury of any brand.” The implication, without any scientific basis, i...

  • Health Blog

    Asparagine Study: USA Today Takes the Lazy Road

    A recent study prompted misleading headlines and news stories, an occurrence all too familiar this day and age. The study in question looked at the impact an amino acid, called asparagine, had on mice...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Tilapia Nutrition + 9 Things You Need to Know About Tilapia

    Tilapia Nutrition Facts Is Tilapia Healthy for You?  Tilapia nutrition is both palpable and palatable. The benefits of eating fish for brain, heart and eye health are well known. Fish provides prot...

  • Advocacy Blog

    Is Safe Catch Holding Tight To The Mercury Myth?

    Old News In Fast Company, Magazine editor Eillie Anzilotti  reports that the Safe Catch tuna testing company “Is On A Mission To Clean Up The Oceans.” Apparently Anzilotti didn’t bother to res...

  • Sustainability Blog

    Greenpeace’s Latest Fundraising Appeal: Another Meaningless Ranking

    Greenpeace's Focus on Fundraising It’s that time of year again - time for Greenpeace to ramp up their end-of-year fundraising efforts. The annual rank’n’spank from Greenpeace is once again focu...

  • Nutrition Blog

    Can pregnant women eat seafood? Washington Post Knows

    Relying on science-based reporting The Washington Post took a major step that more and more news outlets relying on science-based reporting are taking. They actually looked at the research surroundin...

Media Blog

    GG CCTV Screen GrabWhether it’s the tip of a hat for a job well done or a demand for correction keep up with NFI’s latest media work on the Media Blog from NFI's Vice President for Communications Gavin Gibbons.