The Alliance for Food and Farming’s (AFF) Safe Fruits and Veggies Farm Tour will take place from September 12-15.
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.
During focus groups conducted by the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF), the importance of washing produce was a recurring theme as consumers discussed produce safety.
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.
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.
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.
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its contentious Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen annual guides for consumers to avoid pesticide residues.
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.
Despite peer reviewed research showing it is scientifically unsupportable and negatively impacts consumers, the so-called “dirty dozen” list will be released next week.
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.