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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.

Immigration, trade draw heavy focus at Washington Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Immigration reform, trade and child nutrition reauthorization grabbed the top talking points at the United Fresh Washington Conference’s March on Capitol Hill. 

Industry draws lessons from other food lobbyists

WASHINGTON, D.C. - There is power in unity.

United Fresh offers 2020 Smart Pass for industry events

The United Fresh Produce Association, Washington, D.C., is offering members a 2020 Smart Pass Education package for three events with a single registration fee.

Key Democrat to address Washington Conference

Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Jim McGovern will give the keynote address at the Sept. 17 opening general session breakfast at the United Fresh Washington Conference.

Sonny Perdue to deliver speech at Washington Conference

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is scheduled to speak at the United Fresh Produce Association’s Washington Conference.

United Fresh seeking Lifetime Achievement Award nominations

The United Fresh Produce Association is seeking nominations for the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Aug 28, 2019 by Cristin Shepard #United Fresh, #People

The Constant of Change

It’s certainly been a changing industry these past 25 years. I’d suggest there are three areas where change has reshaped our industry more in the past quarter century than the entire century before.