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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Decades of Science Supports Our Message 10/24/2016 10:38 AM

“Credible science is science that has the overwhelming body of evidence on its side.”  Shawn Otto author of “War on Science.”This statement really resonates for...

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New Study: Fears About Produce Safety May Negatively Impact Low Income Consumers 9/30/2016 11:09 AM

New peer reviewed research published in Nutrition Today shows that fear-based messaging intended to invoke safety concerns about non-organic produce may be having a negative impact on...

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The Passing of Dr. Robert Krieger 9/21/2016 12:04 PM

We recently learned of the passing of Dr. Robert Krieger, Extension Toxicologist, Personal Chemical Exposure Program, University of California, Riverside.  The Alliance for Food and Farming...

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