EWG Must Address Lack of Science, Role In Creating Safety Fears 3/14/2017 4:47 PM

There are now two peer reviewed studies from respected academic institutions (Johns Hopkins and Illinois Institute of Technology) with similar conclusions about how negative and confusing safety...

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Two Studies May Show Negative Impact of Confusing Safety Messaging 3/13/2017 6:26 AM

There has been a lot of recent attention on peer reviewed research published in Nutrition Today which found that fear-based messaging about produce safety and residues resulted in low income...

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For the Benefit of Consumers, It's Time to Promote Positive, Reassuring Information 3/8/2017 11:01 AM

It is frustrating to see the Environmental Working Group (EWG) still releasing a “dirty dozen” list in 2017.  EWG’s “list” has been repeatedly discredited by...

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Washing Your Fruits and Veggies 3/6/2017 10:36 AM

Did you know that washing your fruits and veggies can often reduce or eliminate any minute levels of pesticide residues, if residues are present at all?  It’s true.  This...

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Low Consumption Rates + Studies = End to Promoting Fear (Or It Should) 2/21/2017 10:07 AM

Last year we posted a popular blog which focused on some groups moving away from disparaging non-organic products in favor of the main message of the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF): ...

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Washington Post Article Reflects AFF Key Messages 1/19/2017 10:04 AM

The Washington Post recently ran an article titled, “A Diet Rich in Fruits and Vegetables Outweighs the Risk From Pesticides.” This article included Alliance for Food and Farming (...

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Diet-Related Diseases Contribute to Drop in Life Expectancy 1/2/2017 9:36 AM

The Centers for Disease Control recently released new life expectancy statistics and for the first time since 1993 life expectancy declined.  CDC reports the new life expectancy is 78.8...

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Year After Year USDA Program Verifies Produce Safety 12/7/2016 9:36 AM

For 25 years, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Data Program results have shown an exceptionally high level of compliance by farmers of fruits and vegetables to U.S....

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