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United Fresh seminar helps sell produce to schools

The United Fresh Start Foundation has scheduled a web seminar to help companies sell fresh produce to schools.

Romaine Task force calls for action, further study of outbreak causes

The final report from the Romaine Task Force, convened in the wake of several outbreaks traced to the lettuce, is far from the final say in the matter, with some recommendations for action as soon as December.

United Fresh opens applications for community grants program

The United Fresh Start Foundation is asking for applications for the 2020 Community Innovation Grants Program.

Hugh Forrest of SXSW to keynote BrandStorm 2020

Hugh Forrest, chief programming officer of South by Southwest, is set to deliver a keynote during United Fresh’s BrandStorm 2020 in Austin, Texas.

U.S. senator asks USDA to investigate grower price disparity

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate why produce-grower prices have stayed stagnant or declined while prices have increased along the supply chain.

FreshEdge sponsors United Fresh foodservice award

FreshEdge is sponsoring the United Fresh Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program at the United Fresh Produce Association’s show next year.

United Fresh has year-long food safety program

The United Fresh Produce Association has developed the Produce Safety Immersion Program, a year-long program designed to help professionals newer to the industry.

Washington Conference gives industry platform to politicians

WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the search for definitive solutions goes on, the United Fresh Produce Association’s Washington Conference provided a soapbox for industry leaders to express their passion.

FDA official promises new era of food safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Teasing the details of a new era of smarter food safety, Food and Drug Administration deputy commissioner Frank Yiannas spoke Sept. 18 at the United Fresh Washington Conference.

Better trade news on its way, Sonny Perdue says

While stating that the China trade war “is what it is,” Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told attendees of the United Fresh Washington Conference that a new trade agreement with Japan may be only days away.