Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44California League of Food Processors 1 Editor Lisa Jager Contributing Writers California Bank & Trust Vanessa Galvan Trudi Hughes Lisa Jager John Larrea Rob Neenan Anna Padgett News & Views is published semi-annually by: California League of Food Processors 2485 Natomas Park Drive, Suite 550 Sacramento, CA 95833 Phone: 916-640-8150 Fax: 916-640-8156 Email: lisa@clfp.com www.clfp.com To advertise, subscribe (free of charge) or suggest editorial content, contact Lisa Jager at lisa@clfp.com. News & Views is the only publication of its kind dedicated to California’s food processing industry. Other CLFP publications include Food Flash and In the View, which can be viewed online at www.clfp.com The California League of Food Processors is an association representing the interests of both large and small food processors throughout California and works to help ensure a favorable and profitable business environment for its members and the food processing industry. Contents ©2016. All rights reserved. No part of this magazine may be reprinted in whole or part without written permission of the publisher. EDITION 1, 2016 14 Building Relationships with Legislators 18 Making an Impact and Having a Voice in Washington, D.C. 20 Food Processing Expo 2016 Sees Record Participation 24 Safety Initiatives Addressing Injury Causes, Not Just Symptoms 28 Preparedness, Credibility and Speed Key in Food Crisis Communications 30 CLFP Annual Meeting 2016 32 Being Fair with Family Wages 34 Anticipated Changes to the FLSA Overtime Regulations Are Here 35 CLFP PAC The Voice of the Food Processing Industry 36 The Value of CLFP Membership 37 CLFP Event Calendar IN EVERY ISSUE FEATURES 2 CLFP Board of Directors 4 President & CEO Message 6 Legislative Update 10 Regulatory Report 39 New Members CALI FORNIA LEAGUE OF FOOD PROCESSORS