Monthly Webinar Series Offered by United Fresh

United Fresh is offering a new, complimentary webinar series this year to its members this year. The series is hosted by United's Market Segment Boards and Expert Councils. The volunteer leader groups of United Fresh will tackle a new topic on key issues impacting the industry each month. The United Fresh Grower-Shipper Board will host the first in the webinar series - addressing Strategies for Limiting Your Legal Exposure in Recalls - Thursday, January 16th at one o'clock Central time. The one-hour webinar will help produce companies understand the legal consequences from foodborne illness outbreaks and recall events - and identify strategies that companies can use to avoid staggering financial losses and criminal charges in the future. Two attorneys will examine the scope of the nation's food safety laws, review real-world case studies showing successful legal strategies and address the most critical civil and criminal liability issues facing fresh produce companies today. Again - United Fresh members can participate in the webinar for free. The charge for non-members is 50-dollars. Pre-registration is required and registration is limited. For more information - (

The second webinar is scheduled for Friday, February 21st. It will address how to use the Food and Drug Administration's Quantitative Risk Assessment to validate alternative food safety limits to those published in the proposed Produce Safety Rule.

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