CLFP Insider
February 23, 2021
The Bumble Bee Seafoods, LLC, an international seafood processing company, is the most recent food processor to join CLFP.
CLFP will hold its third 2021 Industry Issues Webinar on Wed., March 3, partnering with the Safe Food Alliance on Pesticide MRLs and Food Tolerances: Regulations and Testing 101. Additional webinars are being planned throughout 2021.
   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.
The cancellation of the 2021 Food Processing Expo and Silent Auction has resulted in a significant deficit in CLFP’s Scholarship Fund. To help remedy this deficit, CLFP will host a virtual auction where bidders will have the opportunity to place bids online and have item(s) shipped. We also welcome monetary donations in lieu of physical item donations.
   Axiflow Technologies Inc.       Alston Construction    
Feature Column
The latest round of economic relief passed through Congress in late 2020 extends and expands the employee retention credit (ERC). This presents a significant opportunity for food producers.
Capitol News
The COVID-19 pandemic is creating uncertainty again for the current California legislative session, as fewer hearings will be heard due to safety protocols that may affect the number of bills that ultimately will be heard in policy committees. Access to the California Capitol continues to be restricted and advocacy efforts will continue to be remote via online meetings with legislators and staff and call-in testimony for hearings.
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
Foster Farms launched the first large scale effort to vaccinate employees at a major food processing facility in Fresno County on Tuesday at their South Cherry Avenue plant.
The headline for last year’s Top 25 Refrigerated Foods Processors Report read, “Refrigerated Foods to Reign Supreme in 2020”. In no other year than 2020 could a headline that bold be an understatement.
   Fulton Boiler Works    
New Members
CE is an energy consulting firm that has been serving clients in California since 2004. Through our CE360 services we target all components of the energy wallet.
Redi-Bag is a polyethylene film and bag producer located near Seattle, WA. We offer custom produced poly film, sheeting, tote liners, pallet covers, wicket bags, printed poly bags/film, and shrink bundling film. Short lead times and great customer service set us apart and add value to our competitive pricing. We are a fully accredited SQF manufacturing facility.
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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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Julie Su, secretary of California’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA), has been nominated to become the Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor. It is the number two post at the federal agency and would put Su in charge of the sprawling department’s day-to-day operations, which includes Fed-OSHA.


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