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United Fresh Seeks Public Comments for Revisions to the Produce GAPs Harmonized Standard

- General News
United Fresh has opened the public comment period to the just-posted redline version of the Produce GAPs Harmonized Standard, detailing the proposed revisions that were reviewed by the Technical Working Group at their September meeting.

United Fresh opens nominations for Retail Produce Manager Awards

- Retail
United Fresh is now accepting nominations for the 2020 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.

Webinar to Review Fruit and Vegetable Requirements for K-12 School Foodservice, USDA DoD Fresh Program

- General News
United Fresh Produce Association worked to ensure passage of legislation, which updated school nutrition standards for the more than 30 million children who participate in school meal programs each day. The updated standards require schools to significantly increase the amount and variety of fruits and vegetables that are available to students at breakfast and lunch.

PMA, United Fresh release joint Romaine Task Force report

- Analysis
With this week’s release of the Task Force Report, we share with the industry and all concerned powerful recommendations that we believe can help protect public health and reduce the impact of outbreaks on our industry if and when they do occur. 

United Fresh announces new Produce Safety Immersion Program

- General News
The three-part program focused on developing the next generation of produce safety professionals.

Washington Conference Attendees to Engage with Key Offices in Washington, D.C.

- General News
In the new Produce Industry Engagement Beyond Capitol Hill outing on September 18, United Fresh Washington Conference attendees will be immersed in policy issues with key regulatory offices throughout Washington, D.C.

Fruit dips in latest FreshFacts report

- Retail
In the latest FreshFacts on Retail report from the United Fresh Produce Association, five of the Top 10 Fruits saw declines in volume in the second quarter, while romaine saw a bounce back in consumer confidence following consumer advisories late last year.

BrandStorm moves to Austin, TX, for 2020

- General News

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 1, 2019) – United Fresh’s BB #:145458 fifth annual BrandStorm February …

United Fresh Leadership Class 25 gets California education

- General News

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 29, 2019) – The 12 new members of United Fresh’s BB …

H-2A upgrade met with industry support

- General News

The U.S. Department of Labor’s proposal to modernize the H-2A program has the support of at …