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Senator Stabenow to Keynote United Fresh Washington Conference

Sep 15, 2021

Member Alert: USDA Announces $700 Million Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant

Sep 09, 2021

Today, USDA announced the investment of $700 million for a Pandemic Response and Safety (PRS) Grant. The grant program will be available beginning September 23rd to small businesses (as defined by SBA) throughout the entire supply chain including food processors, distributors, farmers markets, and producers, to respond to the coronavirus, including for measures to protect workers against COVID-19. This funding and program was developed […]

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United Fresh statement on Government Accountability Office’s USDA Food Box Program report

Sep 09, 2021

The Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) report “USDA Food Box Program: Key Information and Opportunities to Better Assess Performance,” released last week, sheds additional light on the program which delivered more than 176 million boxes of food from May 2020 to June 2021. The report indicates that the food box program was successful in reaching those […]

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Announces Hours of Service Extension Waiver

Aug 31, 2021

Yesterday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced an extension of the current exemptions which provide regulatory relief for commercial motor vehicle operations providing direct assistance in support of emergency relief efforts related to COVID-19. This declaration provides relief of maximum driving time for property-carrying vehicles. The current exemptions were set to expire at midnight last night. The new […]

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