Retailers find SNAP snags during government shutdown

- Retail
While feeding programs are being funded during the government shutdown, some retailers are unable to acquire or renew their SNAP licenses, which they say hurts consumers and local economies.

The Year ahead: Additional regulatory scrutiny

- Produce Blueprints

While increased food safety scrutiny is nothing new, the produce industry will experience more regulatory attention …

The Year Ahead: Improve food safety

- Produce Blueprints

“In food safety, things did not go very well [in 2018],” says Jennifer McEntire, vice president …

2018 may have been the worst food safety year

- General News
“I don’t see how 2019 could be worse, but if it is, a lot of people are going to retire,” said Jennifer McEntire, of United Fresh.

The produce industry must learn from the 2018 outbreaks

- General News
Many people will remember 2018 as a year of dealing with crushing food safety problems.

Broccoli, President Bush and the spirit of giving

- Produce with Pamela
I’m sure many of us in the fresh produce industry are familiar with President George H.W. Bush’s infamous comments about one of our own prized treasures: broccoli.

FDA and CDC will lift consumer advisory not to eat romaine lettuce

- General News

The United Fresh Produce Association released this information this afternoon: FDA and CDC recently let us …

Broad CDC romaine warning frustrates industry

- General News

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s quick, all-encompassing action in this romaine lettuce outbreak has …

Nominations open for the 2019 Retail Produce Manager Awards program

- Retail

NEWS RELEASE – United Fresh is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program. This program recognizes 25 outstanding retail produce managers for their innovative merchandising, produce-related community outreach, increased store sales and recognition among company peers.