Studies Show Why A Healthy Diet Is Especially Important for Children 8/1/2012 10:03 AM

 Recently, guest bloggers Dr. Richard Reiss and Dr. John DeSesso described several studies which showed the importance of pregnant women consuming a diet rich in fruits and vegetables....

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EWG States Both Conventional and Organic Produce Are Safe To Eat 7/25/2012 8:49 AM

 They answered us.  Finally.  And, with good news!  The Environmental Working Group unequivocally states that “EWG believes that both organic and conventional produce...

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Strangely Silent 7/17/2012 2:00 PM

 It’s been a couple weeks since we sent the Environmental Working Group our blog with a list of questions and/or clarifications about their “Dirty Dozen” list.  We...

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I Don't Ask For Much, The Truth Will Do Just Fine 6/27/2012 10:59 AM

The blog headline is from a song lyric which literally comes to mind whenever we are dealing with the Environmental Working Group, the authors of the “Dirty Dozen” list.  EWG is...

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More Balance Inserted Into Pesticide Residue Reporting 6/25/2012 11:39 AM

 Last week, the Environmental Working Group predictably released its 2012 “Dirty Dozen” list. But, this year there was a big difference – much less coverage from major...

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Alliance Releases New "Scared Fat" Report - We Should Have Done It Sooner 6/19/2012 8:37 AM

Anecdotally, we have always thought that the inflammatory messaging calling into question the safety of fruits and vegetables had to have a negative effect on people’s produce consumption...

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Pregnant Women Should Eat Their Fruits and Veggies 6/12/2012 10:51 AM

 Guest Blog by Drs. Richard Reiss and John DeSesso, Exponent:  Maternal nutrition during pregnancy has long been known to be important for fetal growth and healthy offspring.  In...

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The Impact of Increasingly Negative Messaging On Public Health 5/9/2012 1:22 PM

 On Wednesday, the Huffington Post ran another editorial from the Environmental Working Group.  The language in the piece illustrates EWG’s escalating use of  messaging...

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