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Alliance for Food and Farming Board Appoints Markon’s York Vice-Chair

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact:  Teresa Thorne (831) 786-1666 ALLIANCE FOR FOOD AND FARMING BOARD APPOINTS MARKON’S YORK VICE-CHAIR Gorny and Woods Appointed to the Management Board Markon President Tim York was appointed as Vice-Chair of the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) during the organization’s annual Management Board meeting. York replaces Bryan Silbermann who is

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    AFF Appoints Radanovich to Board, Tomlinson Secretary/Treasurer

      The Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) announces the appointment of George Radanovich, President, California Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA), to the organization’s Management Board and Rick Tomlinson, President, California Strawberry Commission (CSC), as the new Secretary/Treasurer.  Tomlinson will also now serve on the AFF’s Executive Committee. “We are pleased to welcome George to the AFF

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      Zanobini Elected New Alliance for Food and Farming Board Chair

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marilyn Dolan or Teresa Thorne (831) 786-1666 Zanobini Elected New Alliance for Food and Farming Board Chair Chris Zanobini, Executive Director of the California Pear Board and California Cherry Board was elected as the new Chair of the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) Management Board at its meeting last month.

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        FFVA’S Mike Stuart Appointed to AFF Management Board

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Marilyn Dolan or Teresa Thorne (831) 786-1666 Watsonville, CA – The Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) announced today that Mike Stuart, President of the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association (FFVA), was appointed to serve on the organization’s Management Board at its recent annual meeting in Sacramento, California. “FFVA has been a strong

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          AFF Analysis Shows Science Can Prevail, Counter Misperceptions

            FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marilyn Dolan or Teresa Thorne (831) 786-1666 AFF Analysis Shows Science Can Prevail, Counter Misperceptions A five-year analysis of media coverage of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) annual release of its “dirty dozen” list showed efforts to counter this misinformation by the Alliance for Food and Farming (AFF) resulted in EWG’s

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            Taking Back Our Brand: A Report on the Effectiveness of the Safe Fruits and Veggies Campaign

              Executive Summary Science can prevail. By providing peer reviewed science, analyses conducted by university scientists and experts plus the use of credible, qualified spokespersons, misinformation and common misperceptions about produce safety can be effectively countered and corrected. In 2008, the Alliance for Food and Farming’s Management Board determined it was necessary to “take back our

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