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Washington Insider

Senate Leaves Without Considering Child Nutrition Reauthorization

The Senate adjourned on Sept. 29 without considering a bill to reauthorize the child nutrition programs for five years. The Senate Agriculture Committee has passed the bill unanimously, and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and ranking member Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) had hoped to convince members to allow the bill to pass by unanimous consent, according to The Hagstrom Report.

Geographical Indications

Webinar: Introduction to Dairy Product Labeling

Nov 1-2, 2016
From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST Each Day  

This two-session training opportunity will provide you and your staff with the essential information need to produce compliant and effective labels for your products. The two sessions, “Labeling 101” and “New Nutrition Labeling Regulations and Claims” will be interactive, allowing for participants' questions.

Microbiological Testing: A Hands-On Food Safety Course

November 1-3, 2016
Chestnut Labs Education Center
Springfield, MO
This a career-building training course that is offered exclusively for dairy industry professionals with food safety responsibilities, including those working in quality assurance and control, sanitation, maintenance, operations and more.


ProFood Tech Square

New Media Brand to Support ProFood Tech

PMMI Media Group, a division of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has launched ProFood World, a new media brand that will serve the global food and beverage processing industry. The brand, which includes an online magazine and e-newsletters, will help to support ProFood Tech, including IDFA's dynamic conference program, with content covering news, trends, products and technologies in food safety, automation, processing, packaging, material handling and sustainability.