Find resources and links to information for a variety of foods and commodities, including many fruits and vegetables, grains, dried beans and lentils, eggs, nuts and seeds.
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service.
Learn about USDA's research and promotion boards which provide education and outreach for commodity foods including peanuts, popcorn, eggs, avocados, and more.
Produce for Better Health Foundation.
Find information about nutrition, storage and handling information for a variety of fruits and vegetables.
HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Provides information on fruit and vegetable consumption and policy and environmental support within each state. Also discusses access to healthy foods in communities and schools.
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Provides access to data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) about average daily frequency of fruit and vegetable consumption through 2009. User can view prevalence and trends by selecting the state, year, and 'Fruits and Vegetables' category from drop-down menus.
USDA. Economic Research Service.
Links to a series of seven reports released in November 2004 that deal with the economic, social, and behavioral factors influencing consumers' fruit and vegetable choices.
Learn about fruits and vegetables and their importance to a healthy diet in this colorful, 8 page brochure.
NIH, National Cancer Institute
United Fresh Produce Association.
USDA's plans to stimulate innovation so that American agriculture can achieve the goal of increasing U.S. agricultural production by 40 percent while cutting the environmental footprint of U.S. agriculture in half by 2050.