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The Alliance for Food and Farming is a resource for science-based information about the safety of organic & conventional produce.
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U.S. EPA evaluates a pesticide’s potential for health effects using the National Research Council’s four-step process for Human Health Risk Assessments. Click here to learn more
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 16
If present at all, pesticide residues on produce are significantly below levels considered safe by health and regulatory agencies.
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 15
Our guests’ insights and perspectives are always interesting, thought-provoking and fun too! If you haven’t had a chance to read through these blogs or would like to review them again, here they all are.
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 15
A Harvard study found that women who ate more than 5.5 servings of fruit and veggies a day had an 11 percent reduced risk of breast cancer compared to the women who ate 2.5 or fewer servings each day. Read more about it here
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 14
USDA data shows pesticide residues on foods tested are at levels below the tolerances established by the EPA and pose no safety concern. Use our pesticide residue calculator lo learn more
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 11
One more reason to eat apples this fall. Apples are fat-, sodium- and cholesterol-free. A medium apple is about 80 calories and is a great source of the fiber pectin. But don’t peel your apple! Two-thirds of the fiber and lots of antioxidants are found ...
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 10
“This research provides the most complete picture of the importance of consuming high amounts of fruit and vegetables for breast cancer prevention."
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 9
Food imported into the United States is subject to a variety of federal laws and administered by a number of different federal agencies. The FDA’s and USDA’s sampling program to ensure pesticide residues are within established tolerances includes both ...
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 8
We love seeing such great content continue to roll in from our tour! Here are some thoughts from Sharon Palmer's experience back in August!
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 7
A study in human reproduction found females under 35 undergoing in vitro fertilization had a 65% to 68% increased chance of success with a stronger adherence to the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes eating lots of fruits and veggies each day. Click ...
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 4
Did you know that it could take up to 10 times for kids to accept new foods? So be persistent. Learn how to encourage kids to to try a variety of fruits and vegetables here
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 3
A new study shows that increased consumption of dark-pigmented fruits and vegetables such as berries, purple potatoes and red apples, positively impacts lung function. Click here to learn more
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 2
Some great insights from our tour from Alexis Joseph's blog! Check it out!
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 2
Are you curious about produce safety? Check out some of the research we've shared to our website and remember: it's all about
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Oct 1
A University College of London study found that people who eat seven or more servings of fruits and veggies per day reduce their risk of premature death by 42%, their cancer risk by 25% and heart disease risk by 31%. Learn more here
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Sep 27
A Harvard study recently found that women who ate more than 5.5 servings of fruit and veggies a day had an 11 percent reduced risk of breast cancer compared to the women who ate 2.5 or fewer servings each day. Click here to learn more
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Sep 26
We renew our call during National Fruit and Vegetable Month for activist groups to move away from disparaging healthy and safe produce and toward encouraging consumption of organic and conventional fruits and veggies. Click here to learn more
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Sep 25
Don't forget, September is National Fruit and Vegetable month! Yes, it is time to celebrate the only food group health experts and nutritionists agree we should all eat more of every day for better health and a longer life.
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Sep 25
Two studies involving researchers from Tufts University, Friedman School of Nutrition show significant health benefits from eating more fruits and vegetables. Visit our website to learn more
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SafeFruitsAndVeggies Sep 24
Discover why eating both conventional and organic produce is the right choice for your family here
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