CLFP Insider
January 27, 2021

CLFP launched its 2021 Industry Issues Webinar series with a Prop 65 webinar held in conjunction with Arnold & Porter. It provided how Prop 65 is currently affecting the food processing industry. A second webinar on the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act is set for Feb. 17. CLFP Affiliate member Baker Tilly is sponsoring the first half of the webinar series.
   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.
Two CLFP committees will hold virtual meetings in February. The Agricultural Production Committee will meet on Feb. 23, and the Tomato Processing Research Committee will meet on Feb. 24. Plans are being made to hold other CLFP committee meetings later this year.
   Axiflow Technologies Inc.       Alston Construction    
Capitol News
The current economic downturn due to the COVID-19 pandemic is like nothing we have experienced in modern times. The economic pain has disproportionately impacted public-facing businesses and their workers, along with small business owners statewide. Surprisingly, however, much of the California economy has been spared due to the ability of workers to telecommute or to continue on the job utilizing safety protocols. Further, a buoyant stock market and surprisingly strong real estate market created capital gains revenues double the amount forecast in 2020.
CentriTEK - Industrial Centrifuge Specialists
CentriTEK is a leader in the industry, offering high quality service, sales, and rentals of horizontal decanter centrifuges, serving municipal water & wastewater, food & beverage, oil & gas, rendering, and the pulp & paper industries. On-site field services and over-the-phone assistance for maintenance, optimization and general tune-up. Offering service for all OEM's: Alfa Laval - Sharples, Andritz - Bird - Humboldt, Centrisys, Flottweg, Haus, Hiller - Ferrum, Pieralisi, and GEA Westfalia.
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Industry News
When you’re discussing the state of the food and beverage industry, the pandemic isn’t just the elephant in the room. It’s the elephant who’s sitting on your lap and sticking its trunk in your ear – impossible to even pretend to ignore.
The nation’s food workers, hit hard by Covid-19 infections throughout the crisis, are finding resistance in the race to get vaccinated. The industry is clamoring to prioritize frontline food workers who kept Americans fed throughout the worst of the pandemic even as thousands of them fell sick and hundreds died. But limited doses and a haphazard patchwork of distribution plans are leading to fears that thousands more workers will get hit — potentially stymieing food production in the coming weeks and months.
Fresno State will conduct a virtual job and internship fair on February 3,
   Fulton Boiler Works    
Your Trusted Boiler Service Company in the Food Industry
R.F. MacDonald Co.®
The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (SJVAPCD) has reduced permitted NOx emissions levels for larger boilers, steam generators and process heaters. Many of our customers will be required to submit an Emissions Control Plan and Authority to Construct by May 1, 2022! Find out your compliance deadline with R.F. MacDonald Co.
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Auctioneers Rabin Worldwide and Harry Davis & Company will conduct an online public auction for the former Mizkhan aseptic tomato processing and packaging plant. The contents of the facility in Stockton, CA, will be on the auction block February 17 and 18, 2021.


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