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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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EWG Gives Top Scores to Produce 10/27/2014 12:17 PM

The Environmental Working Group released a new database today which rates foods on a scale of 1 to 10  (a score of 1 being the best) based on nutrition, food additives, contaminants and...

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