Beneficial Dietary Choices Before and During Pregnancy 1/15/2018 10:07 AM

Bloomberg News ran a recent article concerning pregnancy and the maternal diet. This article primarily focused on controversy surrounding what foods to avoid or eat in moderation when pregnant,...

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New Study Estimates Millions Could Live Longer with Higher Produce Consumption 12/11/2017 2:13 PM

A new peer-reviewed study published in the International Journal of Epidemiology found that if we consumed diets higher in fruits and veggies, an estimated 5.6 and 7.8 million premature deaths...

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New CDC Report on Produce Consumption: Still Only 1 in 10 Eat Enough 11/29/2017 12:26 PM

According to a new study issued by the Centers for Disease Control, consumption of fruits and vegetables continues to be stagnant with only one in 10 Americans eating enough on a daily basis....

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FDA Report Findings Complement USDA PDP, State Sampling Results 11/10/2017 1:46 PM

Last week the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released 2015 sampling data results which found 98% of the foods sampled had pesticide residue levels below tolerances established by the...

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"Fertility Foods Cookbook" Emphasizes Fruit and Veggie Health Benefits 10/29/2017 3:51 PM

We continually hear about the health benefits of eating more fruits and veggies every day for better health and a longer life.  And, now another new book by registered dietitians released...

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Another Study Shows Cognitive Benefits for Children Eating Fruits and Veggies 9/27/2017 10:26 AM

A recent peer reviewed study published in the journal Appetite found that children who ate more fruits and veggies scored much higher in multiple areas on standardized academic tests. In...

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Facts, Not Fears, Tour Provides Firsthand View of Farmers' Commitment to Produce Safety 9/5/2017 2:49 PM

Like many things, the best way to fully understand a farmer’s commitment to food safety is to see it firsthand.  This is why the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) hosted its first...

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Use AFF's Food Safety Guide During National Farmers' Market Week 8/9/2017 11:12 AM

It’s National Farmers’ Market Week so now is a great time to visit your local market and load up on fruits and veggies. But, make sure to take along the Alliance for Food and Farming...

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