CLFP Insider
August 26, 2020
Registration is now open for CLFP’s 24th Annual Supplier Host Council Golf Tournament, which raises funds for CLFP’s Scholarship Program. The tournament will be held Monday, October 19, at the Brookside Golf and Country Club in Stockton. Due to COVID-19, the tournament will be limited to 80 players, contingent upon cart assignments, and safety protocols will be in place. The registration deadline is Monday, October 5.
CLFP is currently accepting applications for the 2020-21 Member Company Scholarship program. CLFP offers a Scholarship Program to full-time employees and their dependents of CLFP Processor and Supplier Host Council Member companies. The application deadline is Wednesday, September 30, 2020.
Register now to reserve premium exhibitor booth space at Food Processing Expo 2021, which will return to Sacramento and be held February 9 & 10 at the newly renovated Sacramento Convention Center. Attendee registration will open this fall.
CLFP is developing a series of industry specific webinars on timely topics. The webinars will be held in conjunction with CLFP members and industry organizations beginning in September. Detailed information will be distributed on how to register.
   Admix, Inc.       Downey Brand    
Three Miura LX Series Steam Boilers in Modular Configuration
Food processors are switching to Miura boilers for easier operation and routine maintenance, outstanding reliability and efficiency, green features, and safety. Compactly-designed, Made in America Miura boilers feature “full steam in less than 5 minutes from a cold start,” reducing energy costs and  allowing users to turn boilers off/on quickly according to load demand.
   Axiflow Technologies Inc.       Alston Construction    
Capitol News
The California Legislature is in the final full week of its current legislative session, and there are several high-priority bills in which CLFP is engaged, including employee leave, packaging recycling and workers compensation for COVID-19 cases. Once the Legislature adjourns on August 31, Governor Gavin Newsom has until October 1 to sign or veto legislation sent to his desk.
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Industry News
From April to August 2020, the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI), in partnership with North Carolina State University (NC State) researchers, conducted a scientific literature review to understand the nature of survival and persistence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in foods and on food contact surfaces and food packaging materials, and the potential for foodborne transmission. Their work confirms that, although there is a slight chance for virus contamination, there is no evidence for the spread of SARS-CoV-2 through consumption of food or in association with food packaging, and no known cases of foodborne COVID-19.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have developed a checklist for human and animal food manufacturers to consider when continuing, resuming or reevaluating operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The checklist is useful for persons growing, harvesting, packing, manufacturing, processing or holding human and animal food regulated by FDA. 
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced the selection of recipients for about $4.1 million in grants and cooperative agreements through its new Office of Urban Agriculture and Innovative Production. These are the first-ever recipients of these grants and cooperative agreements. Among them is The Center for Land Based Learning, California (Yolo County), which will produce a comprehensive urban agriculture assessment of West Sacramento.
   Fulton Boiler Works       TNT Industrial Contractors Inc    
New Members
Corteva Agriscience™ is the only major agriscience company completely dedicated to agriculture. By combining the strengths of DuPont Pioneer, DuPont Crop Protection and Dow AgroSciences, we have harnessed agriculture's brightest minds and expertise gained over two centuries of scientific achievement. In pest control, our primary product is ActiveSense, an electronic remote monitoring system for rodent control in food processing facilities.
HMI Industrial Contractors, Inc. was established in 1991 and each of our superintendents have over 30 years of experience in the industry. Our commitment to operating with integrity, excellence, and safety has allowed us to grow into one of California's leading industrial Millwright contractors. We are a woman owned company and pride ourselves with outstanding customer satisfaction, on time delivery, quality workmanship and safety. Our team of professionals is vastly experienced in the production, processing, and packaging industry and are ready to assist your team in accomplishing your goals.
High volume pallet manufacturer since 1955, registered with the ISPM-15 program with the capacity to build 8,000+ pallets per day on automated pallet nailing machines. Pacific Pallet Ltd. services western USA and Canada from Mexico to Alaska.
With over 100 years of industry history, Preferred is uniquely positioned to partner with you to reduce your emissions and increase your efficiencies to meet the sustainability targets of the future. Our expertise ranges from fuel oil handling systems and components, boiler instrumentation and controllers, cutting-edge remote monitoring systems, low- and ultra low-NOx burners, renewable and bio-fuel burners, specialty combustion applications like waste fuel, and nuclear power plant outage reduction tools and components.
Measuring Total Organic Carbon (TOC) helps mitigate the risks of contamination, product loss, and costly fines for the Food & Beverage industry. SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions designs and manufactures Sievers TOC Analyzers that enable real-time reporting of TOC levels ranging from 0.03 ppb to 50,000 ppm. The data derived from TOC monitoring equips F&B facilities with a better understanding of their carbon loading; ensures water is free of organic contamination; enables manufacturers to meet stringent product quality demands; and allows for quick identification of problems so immediate corrective action can be taken and damages can be minimized or avoided.


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