Tag: alliance for food and farming
EWG’s Dirty Dozen losing its ability to scare consumers- Featured
The produce industry always dreads the release of the Environmental Working Group’s annual Dirty Dozen, as part of its Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.
AFF: Reassuring science refutes ‘Dirty Dozen’- General News
The safety and nutritional benefits of fruits and vegetables is verified by decades of science. Toxicology studies and analyses confirm the safety while nutrition research shows the numerous health benefits of eating a produce-rich diet.
AFF: ‘Dirty Dozen’ discredited by peer reviewed research, government data- General News
Peer reviewed research published in the Journal of Toxicology found that the recommendation in the “Dirty Dozen” list to substitute organic forms of produce for conventional do not result in any decrease in risk for consumers because residues on conventionally grown are so low, if present at all.
AFF: Following the ‘Dirty Dozen’ list makes produce bill go up 48%- General News
The Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) decided to take a look at the associated costs of using these lists. We referenced pricing from a major grocery store chain to compare costs on nine produce items on the “dirty dozen” list that were in season.
AFF: USDA pesticide data shows more positive results- General News
In Alliance for Food and Farming blogs over the last decade, this same sentence has been written repeatedly: “The newly released U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pesticide Data Program (PDP) report found over 99% of all foods sampled had residues well below Environmental Protection Agency safety standards, if residues were present at all.”
Blog posts from AFF 2022 Farm Tour guests- General News
We always look forward to learning about the takeaways from the Alliance for Food and Farming's (AFF) Safe Fruits and Veggies Farm Tour guests.
AFF hosts fifth farm tour- General News
The Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) hosted its fifth Safe Fruits and Veggies Farm Tour for registered dietitians, health and nutrition writers and influencers on September 12, 13 and 14 featuring crops in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
AFF combats attempts to distort FDA’s pesticide residue findings- General News
Enter certain activist groups and their disinformation about the FDA residue report.
AFF to host fifth farm tour for media, influencers- General News
The Alliance for Food and Farming’s (AFF) Safe Fruits and Veggies Farm Tour will take place from September 12-15.
AFF says FDA 2020 pesticide residue report should give consumers confidence- General News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released its Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program Report for Fiscal Year 2020. The FDA found that 96.8% of domestic foods were compliant with the pesticide tolerances set by the EPA. No pesticides were found in 40.8% of the domestic samples.