Editorial Addresses Food Deserts and Food Fears 7/25/2017 1:22 PM

A recent editorial in Our Weekly, Los Angeles accurately clarified public health concerns about the accessibility of fruits and vegetables in food deserts.  As debate continues about our...

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The Food Group Experts All Agree Upon 6/29/2017 10:52 AM

Fruits and veggies comprise the only food group that health experts universally agree we should all eat more of every day for improved health and a longer life.  Take a minute to think...

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While Activists Attempt to Heighten Concern, Let’s Take a Look At the Science 6/7/2017 1:35 PM

To capitalize on recent events and the current political climate, certain activist groups have sought to inflame health concerns about minute levels of residues on produce as well as raise...

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Promoting Facts, Not Fears To Guide Shopping Choices 5/16/2017 10:34 AM

Whether real or perceived, fear is an emotion that can affect our thinking and decision-making in sometimes negative ways, leaving us susceptible to our emotions and reactions.  In the case...

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New Web Section Shares Reassuring Facts That Help Alleviate Safety Fears 5/3/2017 9:22 AM

Peer reviewed research has shown how safety fears may be a new barrier to increasing produce consumption.  Concerned with the potential impact of negative and confusing messaging carried by...

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Web Pages Simplify Complex Produce Safety Regulations 4/18/2017 10:51 AM

Information about laws and regulations governing the approval and use of organic and conventional pesticides is often confusing and complex.  That’s why the Alliance for Food and...

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Advancing Credible Safety Facts to Positively Impact Healthy Eating 4/3/2017 12:10 PM

Despite two peer reviewed studies showing the potential negative impact on consumers of fear-based messaging about produce safety, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has resorted to even more...

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New Study Touts Benefit of Increased Produce Consumption 3/21/2017 3:18 PM

On the very same day the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released their annual “dirty dozen” list (March 9), which inaccurately calls popular and safe fruits and veggies “...

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