EWG’s Uses Rhetoric and Name Calling To Divert Discussion Away From the Science 10/20/2011 2:57 PM

 We’ve discovered that engaging the Environmental Working Group in a discussion is much like talking with a teenager.  While you’re insisting he or she finish their...

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In Case You Missed It - This Is A Must Read 9/27/2011 11:51 AM

This Discovery News article first appeared on August 31 and has been picked up by other publications over the last three weeks. Here is (yet again!) another scientist concerned about the...

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Report Confirms Trend Toward Use of Environmentally-Friendly and Reduced Risk Pesticides 9/13/2011 7:39 AM

 A new report examining pesticide use trends in California provides clear indication that farmers are reducing their use of older, more stringently regulated pesticides in exchange for...

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New Pesticide Residue Monitoring Report Further Illustrates Safety of Produce 8/31/2011 1:00 PM

 The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDPR) has just released 2010 data from the state’s Pesticide Residue Monitoring program.  Keep in mind this monitoring program...

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More Evidence that “Dirty Dozen” List is Based on Bad Science 8/2/2011 11:03 AM

 Last week the Environmental Working Group issued a release again questioning the validity of the science behind the Alliance for Food and Farming’s Safe Fruits and Veggies initiative...

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MythBusting 101: Scientific American Blog Generates Healthy Debate on Farming 7/22/2011 10:36 AM

 We ran across this excellent blog post which appeared in Scientific American earlier this week. It’s generating some interesting Internet discussion with a lot of very good...

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Media Misstatements and Inaccuracies Perpetuated by Dirty Dozen Authors 7/19/2011 11:06 AM

Misstatements and inaccuracies were common in media and blog coverage of the release of the Dirty Dozen list last month.  Not surprisingly, these misstatements were often carried and...

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First Post: What Others Are Saying 7/6/2011 5:46 PM

As part of our effort to provide more information about the safety of all fruits and vegetables, the Alliance for Food and Farming is launching a new blog feature to www.safefruitsandveggies.com...

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