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Behind the disjuncture on produce safety

- Analysis
“Jen insists that we buy organic vegetables,” indie rock artist Courtney Barnett says in her song “Dead Fox.” “And I must admit that I was a little skeptical at first / A little pesticide can’t hurt.”

Produce passes another pesticide test

- Analysis
Yet another comprehensive test of fruits and vegetables for pesticide residues gives them a clean bill of health.

Reports from a disapproving mom

- Analysis
The current (October) issue of Consumer Reports has a story featured with the blurb “Produce without Pesticides” on the cover. If you like alarmism, this issue is for you.

Et tu, Consumer Reports?

- Produce with Pamela
By the time the annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce (AKA Dirty Dozen) comes out every spring, the produce industry is ready with hackles raised.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – March 27, 2020

- General News
Greg and Pamela discuss the next few weeks in retail sales, and what's in store for fresh produce, consumer myths about fresh produce during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this year's Dirty Dozen could help push the list further into oblivion.

PBH slams fear-inducing Dirty Dozen

- Dock to Dock

From Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, President and CEO Produce for Better Health Foundation BB #:157162 …

Dirty Dozen even more tone deaf than usual

- Produce with Pamela
I thought surely this year with all of the turmoil in grocery and retail, the Environmental Working Group would delay the release and consider the plight consumers are facing in stores right now.

Dirty Dozen, Clean Fifteen lists updated for 2020

- General News
The Environmental Working Group released its annual Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce, also known as the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen, and this year the EWG added a twist: raisins.

Tour Guests Refute the “Dirty Dozen” List

- General News

PRESS RELEASE Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) 2018 Produce Safety tour guests, Jessica Crandall Snyder, …

Updated website provides tools for countering food safety fears

- General News

The redesign of the Alliance for Food and Farming’s safefruitsandveggies.com gives consumers — and more importantly, …