New Initiatives To Improve Consumers' Diets, Eliminate Confusion 5/7/2015 10:41 AM

We often talk about consumer confusion when it comes to nutrition, food safety fears, food labels, food trends…the list goes on.  Interestingly, new initiatives have recently emerged...

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Conflicting "Shoppers Guides" Create More Confusion 3/27/2015 1:22 PM

Within a month of each other, an environmental group and consumer advocacy group released two different produce “shoppers guides.”  While both “shoppers guides” were...

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Discredited by Scientists, Ignored by Media - It's Time for EWG to Retire Decades Old "List" 3/6/2015 9:52 AM

A five-year analysis of media coverage of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) so-called “dirty dozen” list shows a steady decline in overall coverage, unbalanced coverage...

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A "Half Dozen" Questions for EWG 2/25/2015 9:52 AM

As they have for the last 20 years, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its “dirty dozen” list today which inaccurately disparages many of the most popular fruits and...

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USDA Report Shows Safety of Fruits and Veggies - Again! 1/29/2015 10:53 AM

Last month, the USDA released its annual Pesticide Data Program report.  As usual, this report was greeted with little attention or interest.  As we’ve speculated before, maybe...

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Study Shows Conflicting Statements on Healthy Eating May Be Impacting Low Income Consumers 1/13/2015 1:47 PM

A new peer reviewed study shows that conflicting messaging on food safety and nutrition may be having a negative impact on consumers, especially those with lower incomes.  Researchers at...

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A List of Positive Health and Safety News in 2014 12/10/2014 2:05 PM

As we close out 2014, we would like to end the year by focusing on the positive news and events which provided more information to consumers to help them improve their diets and make the right...

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AFF Letter to EWG 10/29/2014 2:15 PM

Today, the Alliance For Food and Farming sent a letter to Environmental Working Group President Ken Cook requesting they discontinue their annual release of the so-called "dirty dozen...

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