CLFP Insider
October 9, 2017
Registration is now open for Food Processing Expo 2018 to be held February 21-22 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Discover What’s New is the theme of the Expo, which is the largest event of its kind in California. The Expo features a wide variety of industry workshops and an expansive trade show floor that keeps growing each year.
CLFP will hold its Fall Board of Directors Meeting October 19-20 at the Andaz Napa Hotel in Napa, CA.
Several CLFP committees will hold their fall meetings in November in Stockton. These meetings are open to all CLFP members.
   Downey Brand    
   Brenda Applegate       Alston Construction    
Capitol News
CLFP was actively engaged in many critical policy issues during the end of the legislative session, which adjourned September 16. These issues included energy, federal regulations, labor, water and greenhouse gas reduction fund expenditures.
Industry News
Food waste and the conversion of by-products into commercially viable products are emerging issues in food processing. Cal Poly’s Food Science and Nutrition Department has been awarded a nearly $250,000 grant through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Needs and Postgraduate Fellowship Grants Program to focus on the conversion of agricultural and food waste challenges into opportunities.
The Cal Poly College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences will hold a Sacramento Valley Alumni and Supporters Reception on Wednesday, November 8, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Sutter Club.
   YSI, a Xylem brand    
New Members
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Regulatory Insights
On and after September 30, 2017, a Proposition 65 warning is required for products containing furfuryl alcohol (CAS No. 98-00-0). California’s Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 - or Prop 65 - prohibits businesses from releasing chemicals "known to the state to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity," and from exposing people to chemicals on the Prop. 65 List without providing "clear and reasonable" warnings.


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