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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Fear Has No Place in the Produce Department 12/15/2015 1:31 PM

Earlier this month, the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) had the opportunity to speak at the Consumer Media Luncheon which took place as part of the New York Produce Show organized each year...

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More Evidence That Organic and Conventional Produce Can Be Enjoyed With Confidence 10/23/2015 11:42 AM

Yet another government sampling program’s results verify the safety of organic and conventionally grown fruits and vegetables.  Last week, the California Department of Pesticide...

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Study: Consuming A Healthy Diet While Pregnant Can Lower Risk of Heart Defects in Babies 9/28/2015 1:55 PM

Last month, a peer reviewed study showed that pregnant women who eat a very healthy diet can reduce the risk of heart defects in their baby, sometimes by as much as 37%.  According to the...

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Time to Enjoy National Farmers' Market Week 8/5/2015 10:39 AM

Only a couple days left in National Farmers’ Market Week so now is the time to visit your local market and load up on fruits and veggies. But, make sure to take along the Alliance for Food...

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What's It Going To Take? 7/21/2015 11:05 AM

"Consumers should be encouraged to eat fruits, vegetables and grains and should not fear the low levels of pesticide residues found in such foods."  July 2015, International...

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Friends of the Earth Report Is Another Indicator of AFF's Success 7/1/2015 12:53 PM

Yesterday, Friends of the Earth (FOE) issued a report titled “Spinning Food:  How Industry Front Groups and Covert Communications Are Shaping the Story of Food.”  Like a...

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