Food FYI

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.

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.

Learn about fruits and vegetables and their importance to a healthy diet in this colorful, 8 page brochure.


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.