CLFP Insider
May 14, 2018
CLFP’s Board of Directors elected a new slate of officers at its 2018 Annual Board of Directors Meeting held in Anaheim, April 19-20. They are: Chair, Nick Kastle, JG Boswell Tomato Co., LLC; First Vice Chair, Ross Siragusa, The Kraft Heinz Company; Second Vice Chair, Michael Mariani, Mariani Packing Co.; and Past Chair, Janet Edwards, Musco Family Olive Co.
CLFP’s 10th Annual Capitol Day will be held in Sacramento on Wednesday, June 20. This event provides an excellent opportunity for CLFP members to meet with legislators, regulators and representatives of Governor Jerry Brown to discuss issues affecting the food processing industry.
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CLFP will hold a Proposition 65 Workshop on July 11 in Sacramento. The workshop will include an introduction to Proposition 65 legal requirements and regulations and the potential litigation exposure for companies selling food and beverage products in California.
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Feature Column
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The low shear design of our food pumps enables superior solids handling, accurate, hygienic, and low maintenance. Watson-Marlow pumps are the industry’s most reliable solution for metering flavorings, colors or additives, handling abrasive and shear sensitive viscous fluids, and treating process effluent.
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Industry News
The California Water Commission determined on May 3 the public benefits and eligible funding amounts for 11 proposed water storage projects, taking another step toward awarding close to $2.7 billion in funding to help expand the state’s water storage capacity .
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has received approximately 1,000 comments on the Trump Administration’s proposed tariffs on imports from China, most of them in opposition.
The California State Organic Program’s (SOP) advisory board - the California Organic Products Advisory Committee (COPAC) - has announced it is looking to fill nine vacancies on the 30-person committee.COPAC advises the secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the SOP on organic issues, and provides guidance on enforcement, education, outreach, and technical assistance for organic producers.
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