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Eight organizations receive grants from United Fresh Start Foundation

The United Fresh Start Foundation has awarded a total of $53,000 to eight organizations through its 2020 Community Innovation Grants Program.

United Fresh adds matchmaking sessions at FreshTEC Expo

The United Fresh Produce Association has expanded the Partner X-Change matchmaking sessions between companies at its annual show.

Packer Insight — Potato Expo, FreshStart and Frieda

Catch up on the biggest stories of the week with Packer Insight, this week featuring coverage of the Potato Expo in Las Vegas, the FreshStart Conference in Tucson, Ariz., and the passing of industry legend Frieda Caplan.

USDA plan changes fruit, vegetable rules for school meals

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing changes to school meal programs that could limit the variety of vegetables served at lunch and cut fruit servings at some breakfasts.

United Fresh announces first Produce Safety Immersion Program class

The United Fresh Produce Association has announced the Class One Fellows of the inaugural Produce Safety Immersion Program.

House passes farm labor bill; industry shifts focus to Senate

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Farm Workforce Modernization Act Dec. 11.

Produce groups to Congress: Pass the Workforce bill

Fresh produce industry organizations are urging House members to approve the Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, which they are voting on Dec. 11.

Overall Tour de Fresh salad bar contributions near $1 million

The 2019 Tour de Fresh broke fundraising records for the event, with more than $180,000 raised to purchase 51 salad bars.

California association donates salad bars to Salinas area schools

Students at two high schools in the Salinas, Calif., area will have more options for healthy food with the donation of salad bars from the Grower-Shipper Association Foundation, Salinas. 

United Fresh opens registration for 2020 show

The association’s convention committee celebrated the opening of registration for the event in San Diego, Calif., the host city for the June 16-19 show.