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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This is Complicated, But Important 8/26/2016 10:10 AM

Pesticide metabolites – It is really tempting to just stop reading after those two words but this is important.  Complicated, but important.  And, this is why.  There are...

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A Messaging Evolution by Organic Advocates 7/18/2016 12:39 PM

At the inaugural Organic Produce Summit in Monterey on July 14, we witnessed a messaging evolution happening among the strongest organic advocates.  This messaging moves away from...

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Videos Featuring Farmers Provide Answers to Tough Questions 6/7/2016 2:24 PM

People like farmers and, as we see repeatedly, farmers and farming are popular topics today.  Part of the reason people like farmers is they say what they mean and mean what they say....

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