How Indoor Farming May Save Salads

For more than a decade, romaine lettuce and other green leafy vegetables have been the source of E coli O157:H7 outbreaks (see Today’s Dietitian’s 2007 article “The E. coli Outbreak — Lettuce Learn a Lesson”). The most recent incident, which began in September 2019, was considered to be under control as of January 15, 2020, by […]

Climate Change and RDs

The International Panel on Climate Change recently released a special report, “Climate Change and Land,” which covers land degradation due to climate change, sustainable land management, global food security, and changes in greenhouse gases in land ecosystems. Top-tier media coverage on the report focused on its primary issue: Climate change is threatening the world’s food […]

Who Cares About What RDs Say? Everybody!

’Tis the season for predicting what’s to come. Identifying what will be on trend for the New Year excites consumers, business owners, marketers, and media alike. And when it comes to food and nutrition, there’s a surplus of forecasts and a ton of interest. Despite the copycat surveys of influencer insights, the standout, the gold […]

RDs in the Media: 9 Tips When Getting Paid

As a highly sought-after media RD or consumer influencer, you’ll likely be presented with paid opportunities from industry clients. When taking advantage of these opportunities, there are a few unspoken rules that will protect your credibility, your client and the relationship, the consumer, and, importantly, our profession. The following are some of the many guidelines […]