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AFF: More reasons to throw out produce lists and guides

- Analysis
USDA Pesticide Data Program results show the majority of conventionally grown fruits and vegetables have residues so low, if present at all, they would meet the organic standard.

AFF: USDA PDP report shows strong compliance among growers

- General News
Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its Pesticide Data Program (PDP) report focused on 2022 sampling results and it’s more good news for consumers about the safety of fruits and vegetables.

USDA: over 99% of fruit, vegetable samples below EPA pesticide benchmarks in most recent report

- General News
The annual pesticide residue results are reported to the FDA and EPA in monthly reports as testing takes place throughout the year.

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.”

USDA releases 2021 Pesticide Data Program annual summary

- General News
USDA published the 2021 Pesticide Data Program (PDP) Annual Summary, which shows that more than 99 percent of the samples tested had pesticide residues below benchmark levels established by the Environmental Protection Agency

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.

AFF: USDA PDP report results help ensure consumer confidence in produce

- General News
More than 99% of the fruits and vegetables and fruit juices tested for residues were well below rigorous safety standards established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), if residues were present at all.

Latest USDA Pesticide Data Program report finds more than 99 percent of samples below benchmark levels

- General News
Over the 30 years, USDA has tested 126 commodities, including fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, poultry, grains, fish, rice, specialty products and water. PDP monitoring results for more than 310,000 samples through the years are available on the Pesticide Data Program website.