CLFP Insider
November 14, 2018
A one-day “Comprehensive Labor & Employment Workshop" will be held February 11, one day prior to Food Processing Expo 2019, to be held February 12-13 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Whether you are an exhibitor or an attendee, you don't want to miss California's largest food processing trade show. Early pricing for Expo attendees closes December 14.

CLFP is currently seeking donations for the 2019 Supplier Host Council Reception & Silent Auction to be held on February 12 in conjunction with the Food Processing Expo in Sacramento. The auction raises funds for CLFP’s Scholarship Program.
CLFP announced its 2018-19 Scholarship Program Awards at its Fall Board of Directors Meeting held in Stockton on October 25. A total of $29,000 in scholarship funds were awarded.
More than 100 CLFP members enjoyed a warm, sunny day of golf at the 22nd Annual CLFP Supplier Host Council Golf Tournament held at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton on October 26. The tournament is held every year to help raise funds for CLFP’s Scholarship Program.
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Capitol News
All 80 California state Assembly seats and half the Senate seats were up for grabs in the general election on November 6. Democrats won supermajorities in both chambers of the Legislature. Two-third majorities allow Democrats to raise taxes, suspend legislative rules and override vetoes without Republican votes.
After receiving a letter from Governor Jerry Brown and Governor-elect Gavin Newsom, the State Water Resources Control Board (Board) voted on November 7 to delay action on a proposal to amend the Bay-Delta Water Quality Control Plan, which included changes to the minimum flow standards for the Lower San Joaquin River. The Board took testimony and voted to postpone the item until December 12. The Board’s decision will have a significant effect on water supplies for farmers in the region.
How the New Revenue Recognition Standard Impacts Food Companies
Moss Adams LLP
Revenue Recognition is a change that may have far-reaching effects on a food company’s financial reporting and internal control systems. This insight highlights the key areas food and beverage companies should consider when implementing the new revenue recognition standard.
All food companies will need to revisit their financial statements and consider any necessary enhancements to meet the new standard.
Industry News
The California Department of Water Resources released a Benefit-Cost Analysis for California’s WaterFix project that estimates billions of dollars in benefits for Californians who obtain their water from participating State Water Project (SWP) contractors.
UC Davis will offer a Better Process Control School in Spanish, at the same time and location as their English language offering. Next year’s dates will be February 12 – 15, 2019, at the UC Davis Conference Center.
The California Employment Training Panel (ETP) provides funding to employers to assist in upgrading their workers’ skills through training that leads to good paying, long-term jobs.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) offers a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) internet course that includes a review of the requirements of Part 110 – Current Good Manufacturing Practices in the Manufacturing, Packing, or Holding of Human Food - in Title 21 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations.
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Since 1986, Bear State Pump has been a leading distributor and repair facility for pump and process equipment in the municipal, industrial, military and commercial building industry throughout Southern California. Bear State has consistently developed key relationships with industry leading manufactures to promote onsite stock and repair capabilities for rapid turnaround, cutting down time from weeks to days and allowing for lower repair costs and lminimal loss of production. Bear State maintains a sales and engineering staff, and two full service machine shop/repair facilities in San Diego and San Bernardino with experienced field technicians to offer all phases of service and repair. We are committed to helping all customers with a consultation to help implement a preventative maintenance program, to create the highest operating efficiencies, and to follow through with the most cost-effective repairs to minimize all of the systems operational costs.
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