Report Summary

  • 8

    Performance

    Renders faster than
    22% of other websites

  • 87

    Accessibility

    Visual factors better than
    that of 67% of websites

  • 83

    Best Practices

    More advanced features
    available than in
    57% of websites

  • 92

    SEO

    Google-friendlier than
    75% of websites

foodnews.org

EWG's 2022 Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce

Page Load Speed

1.7 sec in total

First Response

73 ms

Resources Loaded

951 ms

Page Rendered

694 ms

foodnews.org screenshot

About Website

Visit foodnews.org now to see the best up-to-date Foodnews content and also check out these interesting facts you probably never knew about foodnews.org

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Key Findings

We analyzed Foodnews.org page load time and found that the first response time was 73 ms and then it took 1.6 sec to load all DOM resources and completely render a web page. This is quite a good result, as only 25% of websites can load faster.

Performance Metrics

foodnews.org performance score

8

Measured Metrics

name

value

score

weighting

FCP (First Contentful Paint)

Value3.5 s

35/100

10%

LCP (Largest Contentful Paint)

Value10.7 s

0/100

25%

SI (Speed Index)

Value11.5 s

5/100

10%

TBT (Total Blocking Time)

Value6,290 ms

0/100

30%

CLS (Cumulative Layout Shift)

Value0.413

24/100

15%

TTI (Time to Interactive)

Value24.7 s

0/100

10%

Network Requests Diagram

foodnews.org

73 ms

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76 ms

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83 ms

css_2OJrjE_hXSov1zwd3hKovREx14S1_UfNncoLf4niEeI.css

77 ms

css_apwhVfsOA6srdkSlbEjJAHn7bbMCmyEoXONPuYiKvmU.css

87 ms

Our browser made a total of 78 requests to load all elements on the main page. We found that 5% of them (4 requests) were addressed to the original Foodnews.org, 85% (66 requests) were made to Cdn.ewg.org and 3% (2 requests) were made to Ajax.googleapis.com. The less responsive or slowest element that took the longest time to load (449 ms) relates to the external source Googletagmanager.com.

Page Optimization Overview & Recommendations

Page size can be reduced by 632.3 kB (34%)

Content Size

1.9 MB

After Optimization

1.2 MB

In fact, the total size of Foodnews.org main page is 1.9 MB. This result falls beyond the top 1M of websites and identifies a large and not optimized web page that may take ages to load. 70% of websites need less resources to load. Images take 1.1 MB which makes up the majority of the site volume.

HTML Optimization

-88%

Potential reduce by 123.6 kB

  • Original 139.7 kB
  • After minification 133.5 kB
  • After compression 16.1 kB

HTML content can be minified and compressed by a website’s server. The most efficient way is to compress content using GZIP which reduces data amount travelling through the network between server and browser. HTML code on this page is well minified. It is highly recommended that content of this web page should be compressed using GZIP, as it can save up to 123.6 kB or 88% of the original size.

Image Optimization

-2%

Potential reduce by 18.4 kB

  • Original 1.1 MB
  • After minification 1.0 MB

Image size optimization can help to speed up a website loading time. The chart above shows the difference between the size before and after optimization. Foodnews images are well optimized though.

JavaScript Optimization

-63%

Potential reduce by 218.3 kB

  • Original 343.8 kB
  • After minification 296.3 kB
  • After compression 125.6 kB

It’s better to minify JavaScript in order to improve website performance. The diagram shows the current total size of all JavaScript files against the prospective JavaScript size after its minification and compression. It is highly recommended that all JavaScript files should be compressed and minified as it can save up to 218.3 kB or 63% of the original size.

CSS Optimization

-87%

Potential reduce by 272.1 kB

  • Original 311.4 kB
  • After minification 307.9 kB
  • After compression 39.3 kB

CSS files minification is very important to reduce a web page rendering time. The faster CSS files can load, the earlier a page can be rendered. Foodnews.org needs all CSS files to be minified and compressed as it can save up to 272.1 kB or 87% of the original size.

Requests Breakdown

Number of requests can be reduced by 26 (35%)

Requests Now

74

After Optimization

48

The browser has sent 74 CSS, Javascripts, AJAX and image requests in order to completely render the main page of Foodnews. We recommend that multiple CSS and JavaScript files should be merged into one by each type, as it can help reduce assets requests from 14 to 1 for JavaScripts and from 7 to 1 for CSS and as a result speed up the page load time.

Accessibility Review

foodnews.org accessibility score

87

Accessibility Issues

Contrast

These are opportunities to improve the legibility of your content.

Impact

Issue

High

Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio.

Names and labels

These are opportunities to improve the semantics of the controls in your application. This may enhance the experience for users of assistive technology, like a screen reader.

Impact

Issue

High

<frame> or <iframe> elements do not have a title

Best practices

These items highlight common accessibility best practices.

Impact

Issue

High

[user-scalable="no"] is used in the <meta name="viewport"> element or the [maximum-scale] attribute is less than 5.

Navigation

These are opportunities to improve keyboard navigation in your application.

Impact

Issue

High

Some elements have a [tabindex] value greater than 0

Best Practices

foodnews.org best practices score

83

Areas of Improvement

Trust and Safety

Impact

Issue

High

Does not use HTTPS

High

Includes front-end JavaScript libraries with known security vulnerabilities

Low

Ensure CSP is effective against XSS attacks

General

Impact

Issue

Low

Detected JavaScript libraries

High

Missing source maps for large first-party JavaScript

SEO Factors

foodnews.org SEO score

92

Search Engine Optimization Advices

Crawling and Indexing

To appear in search results, crawlers need access to your app.

Impact

Issue

High

Links are not crawlable

Mobile Friendly

Make sure your pages are mobile friendly so users don’t have to pinch or zoom in order to read the content pages. [Learn more](https://developers.google.com/search/mobile-sites/).

Impact

Issue

High

Document uses legible font sizes

Language and Encoding

  • Language Detected

    EN

  • Language Claimed

    EN

  • Encoding

    UTF-8

Language claimed in HTML meta tag should match the language actually used on the web page. Otherwise Foodnews.org can be misinterpreted by Google and other search engines. Our service has detected that English is used on the page, and it matches the claimed language. Our system also found out that Foodnews.org main page’s claimed encoding is utf-8. Use of this encoding format is the best practice as the main page visitors from all over the world won’t have any issues with symbol transcription.

Social Sharing Optimization

Open Graph data is detected on the main page of Foodnews. This is the best way to make the web page social media friendly. Here is how it looks like on Facebook: