FDA Report Findings Complement USDA PDP, State Sampling Results 11/10/2017 1:46 PM

Last week the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released 2015 sampling data results which found 98% of the foods sampled had pesticide residue levels below tolerances established by the...

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"Fertility Foods Cookbook" Emphasizes Fruit and Veggie Health Benefits 10/29/2017 3:51 PM

We continually hear about the health benefits of eating more fruits and veggies every day for better health and a longer life.  And, now another new book by registered dietitians released...

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Another Study Shows Cognitive Benefits for Children Eating Fruits and Veggies 9/27/2017 10:26 AM

A recent peer reviewed study published in the journal Appetite found that children who ate more fruits and veggies scored much higher in multiple areas on standardized academic tests. In...

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Facts, Not Fears, Tour Provides Firsthand View of Farmers' Commitment to Produce Safety 9/5/2017 2:49 PM

Like many things, the best way to fully understand a farmer’s commitment to food safety is to see it firsthand.  This is why the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) hosted its first...

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Use AFF's Food Safety Guide During National Farmers' Market Week 8/9/2017 11:12 AM

It’s National Farmers’ Market Week so now is a great time to visit your local market and load up on fruits and veggies. But, make sure to take along the Alliance for Food and Farming...

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Editorial Addresses Food Deserts and Food Fears 7/25/2017 1:22 PM

A recent editorial in Our Weekly, Los Angeles accurately clarified public health concerns about the accessibility of fruits and vegetables in food deserts.  As debate continues about our...

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The Food Group Experts All Agree Upon 6/29/2017 10:52 AM

Fruits and veggies comprise the only food group that health experts universally agree we should all eat more of every day for improved health and a longer life.  Take a minute to think...

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While Activists Attempt to Heighten Concern, Let’s Take a Look At the Science 6/7/2017 1:35 PM

To capitalize on recent events and the current political climate, certain activist groups have sought to inflame health concerns about minute levels of residues on produce as well as raise...

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