A Few Minutes of Review Should Lead to Numerous Questions for EWG 4/21/2016 11:10 AM

While overall media and blogger coverage of the so-called “Dirty Dozen” list is a fraction of what it once was, we are still surprised by the stories that feature the Environmental...

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A Dozen Reasons to Eat These Fruits and Veggies 4/14/2016 11:47 AM

According the Centers for Disease control only one in 10 Americans consume an adequate amount of fruits and veggies in their diet.  This is despite numerous health initiatives to try and...

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EWG Predictably Picks On Another Kid Favorite Fruit 4/11/2016 8:56 PM

After years of trying to convince parents not to feed their kids conventionally grown apples, the Environmental Working Group is now picking on strawberries.  In a predicted effort to try...

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Study Finds Organic Choices More Limited Than Expected 4/5/2016 3:26 PM

We often talk about why it is concerning that certain groups continually and unfairly disparage the safety of conventionally grown fruits and veggies.  No one disputes that these safe and...

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Can We Just Enjoy Spring This Year? 3/21/2016 2:03 PM

The welcoming of spring brings many positives such as better weather, flowers and trees in bloom, an even bigger variety of fruits and veggies to enjoy and more daylight hours for outside...

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EWG's Next Move 2/23/2016 1:21 PM

After years of declining coverage with last year reaching an all-time low, it would seem that the Environmental Working Group (EWG) will attempt to find some new angle for their annual “...

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AFF Sees Hopeful Sign From EWG During Eco-Farm Conference 1/26/2016 11:50 AM

Last week, the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) staff attended the Eco Farm Conference in Pacific Grove, California.  It was the first time the AFF had the opportunity to attend this...

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Predictability Accompanies USDA Report Release 1/19/2016 11:34 AM

This month, USDA released the 2014 Pesticide Data Program results accompanied by the conclusion that residues “pose no safety concern.”  This result was no surprise since year...

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