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AFF research shows progress in produce safety

- General News
A new consumer research project conducted by the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) shows a 20% decline in overall levels of concern about produce safety over 2016 survey levels.

Inflation increases importance of consumer choice

- Analysis
Most understand the immense nutritional benefits of eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, including disease prevention, boosting immune function and increasing life span.

AFF: A Dozen Reasons to #EatMoreProduce

- General News
It’s time for our annual “A Dozen Reasons” list to remind everyone to eat more fruits and vegetables and that produce is a food group health experts universally recommend we eat more of every day.

Dirty Dozen, Clean Fifteen released for 2022

- General News
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its contentious Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen annual guides for consumers to avoid pesticide residues.

AFF: Embrace healthy eating, ignore the “Dirty Dozen” list

- General News
Despite significant criticism by the scientific and nutrition communities as well as continued declining interest from the media, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) persists in releasing its annual “dirty dozen” list.

Facts to consider with upcoming ‘Dirty Dozen’ release

- General News
Despite peer reviewed research showing it is scientifically unsupportable and negatively impacts consumers, the so-called “dirty dozen” list will be released next week.

AFF: Abandon fear tactics and support families and their choices instead

- General News
We learned about a new and disturbing statistic from a registered dietitian – 13 million children in the U.S. live in food insecure households. This means that those households don’t have enough food for every family member to lead a healthy life. And with inflation rising, that number could grow.

USDA to host webinar on Pesticide Data Program

- General News
The USDA will host a webinar on March 15 at 10:00 a.m. PT, 1:00 p.m. ET to provide an overview of the current Pesticide Data Program (PDP) with highlights of the 2020 PDP results, as well as a retrospective of 30 years of PDP history and examine trends across the 30 years of data.

New study shows plant-rich diet can add a decade to life expectancy

- General News
Do you want to live another decade? A new study shows a plant-rich diet can add 10 years to your life.

CDC report shows stagnant consumption

- General News
The Centers for Disease Control has issued a new report regarding produce consumption and the numbers haven’t moved. Only one in 10 Americans consume enough fruits and vegetables each day, which is unchanged from previous survey levels announced in 2015.