Top Government Food Safety Expert to Speak United Fresh will hear about future of food safety. Published on: Apr 20, 2010 Tweet Post to Your Wall. Email Story RSS Permalink Print In Las Vegas this Wednesday, FDA Deputy Commissioner for Foods Michael Taylor will speak before the General Session of United Fresh 2010, the annual convention and expo of the United Fresh Produce Association. Taylor will address "The Future of Food Safety Legislation and Produce Regulation." Dr. David Gombas, United Fresh senior vice president of food safety and technology, says that so often you hear opinion on food safety from consumer and trade groups, media outlets and innumerable other sources, but Taylor will provide members of the industry the chance to gather information directly from the FDA's lead food official and one of the highest food safety authorities in the federal government.