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IFPA members testify at Senate hearing on labor

- General News
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) members testified at the May 31 Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing “From farm to table: Immigrant workers get the job done”.

IFPA names the 15 2023 Retail Produce Manager Award winners

- General News
For their commitment to fresh produce, innovative merchandising, community service, and customer satisfaction, 15 produce managers have been recognized by the 2023 Retail Produce Managers Award Program from the International Fresh Produce Association.

IFPA criticises EPA Plant Incorporated Protectorants rule

- General News
The Environmental Protection Agency released the final rule on Plant Incorporated Protectorants (PIPs), and Dr. Max Teplitski, Chief Science Officer of International Fresh Produce Association has issued the following statement.

Everybody on board the wagon

- Analysis
Are you on the wagon? This has nothing to do with your alcohol consumption, which is none of my business. It refers to government benefits—specifically programs that subsidize food purchases for the poor.

IFPA visits members on Fresh Impact Tours

- General News
International Fresh Produce Association held the first Fresh Impact Tour stop last week in Salinas, California in partnership with host, Taylor Farms.

IFPA disappointed by House Ag bill WIC cuts and grower impact

- General News
The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is disappointed by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture’s passage of a funding bill that will strip key nutrition benefits from the WIC program and also have consequences for growers across the country.

IFPA announces Regional Food Business Center collaboration

- General News
In its role as a project collaborator, IFPA will focus on its three core activities: advocate, connect and guide.  More specifically, IFPA will seek to inform the project by providing evidence-based, informed action on behalf of project stakeholders, members, and industry

IFPA urges innovation in produce and floral industry at Climate Summit

- General News
As the fresh produce and floral industries continue enhancing their sustainability and environmental stewardship initiatives, recently the International Fresh Produce Association helped shine a light on the ongoing work of its members and global community to improve the health of the planet during the Agriculture Innovation Mission (AIM) for Climate Summit held May 8-10 in Washington, DC.

IFPA’s Retail Conference offers four expert education sessions

- General News
What do transformative changes in retail food and beverage mean for produce? The full retail supply chain will discover answers to that and more at The Retail Conference from the International Fresh Produce Association, June 7-8 in Oak Brook, IL, near Chicago.

IFPA names new food safety officer

- General News
The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is thrilled to announce Natalie Dyenson as its new Chief Regulatory & Food Safety Officer effective July 17.