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Category Archives: Advocacy

Produce Working Group Delivers 30 Recommendations to USDA on Food Box Program

Mar 31, 2021

(WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 31, 2021) – Today, United Fresh Produce Association’s Produce Box Working Group presented USDA with a set of 30 recommendations that would help guide a new program around produce food boxes. This is in response to USDA’s call for recommendations and comments on a successor program “to the temporary food box purchase […]

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Statement by Tom Stenzel on House passage of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act

Mar 18, 2021

“Today, the House of Representatives took an important step towards reforming our agricultural labor system by passing the Farm Workforce Modernization Act (H. R. 1603) by a vote of 247 to 174.  The legislation will stabilize our current workforce and make improvements to ensure that a future workforce is available to meet the growing needs […]

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Member Alert: American Rescue Plan Act Heads to President for Signature

Mar 10, 2021

Today, Congress completed its work on a new COVID-19 relief package when the House approved Senate action on President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The bill will now be sent to the President for his signature. This legislation builds on previous COVID related bills including the CARES Act which passed in March 2020 and December’s COVID […]

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Member Alert: American Rescue Plan Act Heads to President for Signature

Mar 10, 2021

Today, Congress completed its work on a new COVID-19 relief package when the House approved Senate action on President Biden’s American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The bill will now be sent to the President for his signature. This legislation builds on previous COVID related bills including the CARES Act which passed in March 2020 and December’s COVID […]

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