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ABA Urges Senate to Add Jobs to the Economy by Supporting Sugar Reform

American Bakers Association Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2012 Contact: Cory Martin Senior Manager, Government Relations E-mail: cmartin@americanbakers.org Ph: (202) 789-0300 Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Bakers Association (ABA) strongly urged the U.S. Senate t
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ABA Requests Enforcement Discretion by FDA

ABA and 17 other industry partners have requested that FDA formally provide enforcement discretion on the FSMA effective date for preventative controls provisions in the absence of anticipated agency policy. By law, these provisions are to become effective 18 months after enactment on
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ANSI Z50.2 Sanitation Standard for Bakery Equipment Is Posted for Public Comment

  Over the past year, more than 70 individuals have worked on revising and updating the ANSI Z50.2 standard. This standard, formerly known as the BISSC standard, sets the parameters for the design, construction and installation of bakery equipment that is more efficient to operat
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What Is the Current Consumer Outlook and How Is It Affecting Retail?

  Find out the latest in consumer trends and how both high-end and low-end retailers are finding opportunity in today’s current marketplace in an interview by Supermarket News Editor-In-Chief David Orgel with Neilsen’s Todd Hale from the 2012 American Bakers Associati
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ABA Weighs in on FDA’s Records Access Authority

ABA submitted comments to FDA on May 17 to confirm the scope of the agency’s draft record access guidance. ABA’s comments seek to clarify key points and enhance the guidance’s utility moving forward. ABA addressed the procedure for invoking emergency records access a
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US District Court Invalidates Ambush Elections Rule

On May 14, the US District Court for the District of Columbia held that only, “Two members of the Board participated in the decision to adopt the final rule, and two is simply not enough.”  The court went on to state that without at least three members participating, the Board lacked
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Riding the NLRB Roller Coaster: What Else Can We Expect from the Labor Board in an Election Year?

Join current NLRB Board Member Brian Hayes at the HR and Labor Summer Symposium, as he shares his experiences in serving on the board and what to expect over the remainder of 2012. Hayes has ridden the NLRB roller coaster, being the sole Republican member of the Board during several c
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ABA President’s Blog – Three Days in March

It was a fascinating several days of arguments over fundamental rights of government, congress, and the states. While some commentators chose to emphasize the trivial over the substantive arguments – especially the “pressing” issue of broccoli – the arguments were well articulated...
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