New AFF Op-Ed and Some Quick Takes On Current Events 7/1/2014 9:51 AM

The Alliance for Food and Farming has a new editorial in the Lempert Report’s Food, Nutrition and Science newsletter.  We began our editorial by asking this question: What if...

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Labels Shouldn't Confuse Consumers 6/4/2014 1:21 PM

When shopping for fruits and vegetables, consumers are constantly confronted with labels that are often confusing.  This must leave some asking:  So, what should I buy?  Organic,...

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As Farmers' Markets Re-Open Use the AFF's Guide to Food Safety 5/6/2014 12:12 PM

May has arrived and as we move toward summer and warmer weather, more and more farmers’ markets are now opening across the country.  Farmers’ markets have become increasingly...

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EWG Goes Too Far, But Fortunately Their Efforts Fall Short 4/25/2014 12:37 PM

Yesterday, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released a statement making inaccurate and distorted claims about pesticide residues on apples.  Since this commodity has been erroneously...

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Let Facts, Not Fear, Guide Healthy Food Choices 4/16/2014 11:25 AM

There are decades of nutritional studies that clearly show that consumption of fruits and vegetables improves health and leads to a longer life – these studies were largely conducted using...

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AFF Opinion Piece In Supermarket News 4/9/2014 11:52 AM

The Alliance for Food and Farming was asked to submit an opinion piece to Supermarket News as part of the publication's new "Taking Sides" feature.  Supermarket News is a...

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Don't Let Annual List Release Put a Damper On Spring 4/1/2014 10:14 AM

It’s April now, spring is here which means an even bigger variety of healthy and safe fruit and veggies will be available to consumers at restaurants, grocery stores and farmers’...

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Why No USDA Report Links? 3/20/2014 11:01 AM

Sometimes the small things hit you and you realize that they are rather telling.  A recent example came as the Alliance for Food and Farming prepares for the annual, predictable release of...

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