EWG Predictably Picks On Another Kid Favorite Fruit 4/11/2016 8:56 PM

After years of trying to convince parents not to feed their kids conventionally grown apples, the Environmental Working Group is now picking on strawberries.  In a predicted effort to try...

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Study Finds Organic Choices More Limited Than Expected 4/5/2016 3:26 PM

We often talk about why it is concerning that certain groups continually and unfairly disparage the safety of conventionally grown fruits and veggies.  No one disputes that these safe and...

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Can We Just Enjoy Spring This Year? 3/21/2016 2:03 PM

The welcoming of spring brings many positives such as better weather, flowers and trees in bloom, an even bigger variety of fruits and veggies to enjoy and more daylight hours for outside...

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EWG's Next Move 2/23/2016 1:21 PM

After years of declining coverage with last year reaching an all-time low, it would seem that the Environmental Working Group (EWG) will attempt to find some new angle for their annual “...

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AFF Sees Hopeful Sign From EWG During Eco-Farm Conference 1/26/2016 11:50 AM

Last week, the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) staff attended the Eco Farm Conference in Pacific Grove, California.  It was the first time the AFF had the opportunity to attend this...

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Predictability Accompanies USDA Report Release 1/19/2016 11:34 AM

This month, USDA released the 2014 Pesticide Data Program results accompanied by the conclusion that residues “pose no safety concern.”  This result was no surprise since year...

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Fear Has No Place in the Produce Department 12/15/2015 1:31 PM

Earlier this month, the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) had the opportunity to speak at the Consumer Media Luncheon which took place as part of the New York Produce Show organized each year...

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More Evidence That Organic and Conventional Produce Can Be Enjoyed With Confidence 10/23/2015 11:42 AM

Yet another government sampling program’s results verify the safety of organic and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables.  Last week, the California Department of Pesticide...

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