Irresponsible “Dirty Dozen” Illustrates Inaccuracies, Invokes Fear When We Should Be Eating More Fruits and Vegetables

In today’s unprecedented world, it is more important than ever for consumers to simply eat MORE fruits and vegetables – no matter how they are grown or packaged. Fear-based messaging around pesticide levels is counterproductive during an already anxiety-ridden moment in time.

United Fresh Applauds Decision on Foreign Worker Processing

United Fresh Produce Association applauds the administration for the announcement to ease restrictions on H-2A and H-2B employees that play a vital role in our nation’s food system.

Freshfel Europe Calls For EU-Wide Measures on Free Movement of Goods and Critical Workers to Ensure Food Security in Europe

March 27, 2020 Freshfel Europe

Freshfel Europe urges EU capitals to now find EU-wide solutions to ensure the movement of goods and critical agricultural workers in the Single Market.

Alliance for Food and Farming: “Dirty Dozen” List Promotes Fear, Discourages Produce Consumption

Peer reviewed research and a recent survey of registered dietitian nutritionists has shown the potential negative impact on fruit and vegetable consumption caused by the so-called “dirty dozen” list. Further, the “dirty dozen” list has been repeatedly discredited by the scientific community and peer reviewed studies.

NGA and the United Fresh Produce Association Partner on Produce Procurement Efforts

The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket and the United Fresh Produce Association have partnered to connect produce distributors to retailers.