Advocating and Educating About the Safety of All Fruits and Veggies 8/29/2013 11:43 AM

Twenty thousand cancer cases could be prevented if half of all Americans increased their consumption of fruits and veggies by a single serving, according to a paper published in Food and...

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Alliance for Food and Farming Launches Food Safety Guide for National Farmers’ Market Week 8/5/2013 8:33 AM

Today, the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) launched a new food safety guide at www.safefruitsandveggies.com as part of National Farmers’ Market Week to provide consumers with...

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More Evidence of Importance of Fruit and Veggie Consumption 7/15/2013 11:09 AM

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that consumption of five servings of fruits and vegetables a day leads to a longer life.  The comprehensive...

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Another Sign of Success 7/2/2013 12:13 PM

Today, the Environmental Working Group took another swing at the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) and mischaracterized who we are and who we represent in their online blog.  However, EWG...

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Questions to Ask When Shopping at Farmers' Markets 6/12/2013 11:29 AM

Buying local fruits and veggies at a Farmers’ Market is a popular trend today.  However, consumers who enjoy shopping at Farmers’ Markets should ask some simple questions to...

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Advocating For Farmers and Consumers 5/17/2013 12:17 PM

 In 2010, the Alliance for Food and Farming began the work of correcting misleading information which disparaged the safety of healthy fruits and vegetables.  Not only did this...

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Science Prevails 4/24/2013 5:29 PM

 Good science got in the way of Environmental Working Group’s “Shoppers Guide/Dirty Dozen” annual list release and the result was negligible media coverage.  This...

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Before Using "Shoppers Guides," Get the Facts 4/22/2013 7:05 AM

Retweet Today, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) published it’s “Shoppers Guide to Pesticides in Produce.” This “guide” is a re-interpretation of the USDA...

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