This week there were a couple of important initiatives by the U.S. Department of Transportation and U.S. Department of Agriculture designed to help alleviate ongoing workforce and supply chain challenges.
Thanks to a partnership between Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the United Fresh Start Foundation, when students at six Michigan school districts return from winter break, they will see new salad bars in their school cafeterias.
United Fresh Produce Association and the Canadian Produce Marketing Association are pleased to announce the release of the Second Edition of the USA/Canada Labeling Guide to support industry understanding of the differences and similarities for labeling compliance in both countries.
The Government Accountability Office’s report “USDA Food Box Program: Key Information and Opportunities to Better Assess Performance,” released this week, sheds additional light on the program which delivered more than 176 million boxes of food from May 2020 to June 2021.
Future Co-CEOs Cathy Burns of Produce Marketing Association and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named the Executive Committee that will serve as officers for the new association.
American consumers have noticed labor problems, especially in the foodservice industry, but more than 60 percent said they are sympathetic.
United Fresh Produce Association announced the members of the 2021-2022 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Leadership Class 26.
The USDA committed billions of dollars to improve Americans’ nutrition but could do much more to ensure they buy and eat more fruits and vegetables.
To further explore the summer report, the United Fresh Retail-Foodservice Board will host an interactive webinar on Tuesday, August 24 at 3:00 pm EDT/Noon PDT.
The sixth edition of the report also features a section of COVID-19 pandemic data.