AFF Launches New Webpage About Safety of Organic Pesticides 1/21/2014 5:09 PM

As we continue with our goal to provide credible food safety information to consumers, the Alliance for Food and Farming has launched a new webpage which provides information about the laws and...

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Raising Residue Fears Hurts Consumers, Including Those Who Purchase Organic 1/15/2014 9:40 AM

Various media reports last week in Canada focused on the fact that 45.8 percent of organic fruit and vegetable samples tested by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency were positive for some trace...

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Yet Another Reason To Eat More Fruits and Veggies 12/17/2013 10:53 AM

Three major new studies were announced today that question the benefits of taking vitamin supplements.  The studies found that taking vitamins every day did not prevent disease or...

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Farmer Videos Show Food Safety Commitment 12/10/2013 12:32 PM

The AFF has recently reposted on our Facebook page the videos of farmers describing how they control pests and diseases on their organic and conventional fruit and vegetable farms.  These...

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Dr. Oz Agrees With Health Experts - Eat More Conventional and Organic Produce 11/12/2013 10:18 AM

Despite his segment last week about pesticide residues which was clearly designed to scare viewers and raise produce safety concerns, Dr. Oz’s own viewpoint regarding consumption of...

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Sesame Street, PMA, Michelle Obama and Dr. Oz 11/5/2013 11:11 AM

“One of these things is not like the other, one of these just doesn’t belong. Can you tell which thing is not like the others by the time I finish my song?”That song leads into...

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Study Shows Consumers Continue to Have Misguided Safety Concerns About Produce 10/28/2013 9:23 AM

A new study from Colorado State University (CSU) shows that consumers continue to have concerns about the safety of conventionally grown produce and the government regulatory processes in place...

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Instead of Scaring Moms, Join Us in Promoting Healthy Eating 9/19/2013 11:34 AM

Yesterday, First Lady Michelle Obama held a meeting with food companies, media, consumer groups and academics to discuss the impact of marketing unhealthy foods to kids.  In addition to...

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