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Good News for Industry ─ ANSI Approves 2012 Version of Z50.2 Sanitation Standard

ABA is pleased to report on behalf of the industry that the 2012 version of the ANSI Z50.2 sanitation standard for bakery equipment has achieved ANSI approval.  Click here to view document.  As the Z50.2 Subcommittee continues their work on revising and updating this documen
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Video 4: The Benefits of a Whole Grain Breakfast

Think you don't have time to eat whole grains for breakfast?  Dietitian Liz Weiss explains how a simple dish whole grain meal in the morning is the perfect way to start your day. Click below and watch how!  
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PAC Checks in the Field!

Tim Broughton and Mike McKee, McKee Foods present an American Bakers PAC check to Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), candidate for U.S. House of Representatives.  Mr. Mullin is the owner of a successful plumbing business and is running for Congress in the 2nd district of Oklahoma for the o
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Video 3: Healthy Whole Grain Choices at School

In the third of five videos, Dietitian Liz Weiss explains how your children can make healthy whole grain choices at home and while at school. Click below to view how.  
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Video 2: Dietitian Liz Weiss Shows Ways to Incorporate Whole Grains into Family Meals on a Budget

In the second of the five new videos from the American Bakers Association, The Grain Chain and USDA, Dietitian Liz Weiss explains how you can incorporate whole grains into your family meals without breaking the bank. Click below to see how!  
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Introducing e-source! A Revolutionary Online Supplier Directory for the Baking Industry

“We are thrilled to be working with a strong partner like Sosland to bring the industry a user-friendly, one-stop shop for all baking supply needs,” commented ABA President & CEO Robb MacKie on the new collaborative baking industry directory/buyers guide e-source. In early 2013, S
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Grain Chain and USDA CNPP Release Five New Videos Promoting Whole Grains

The American Bakers Association and the "Grain Chain" are a group of MyPlate National Strategic Partners committed to promoting and supporting grains. The "Grain Chain," in collaboration with the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy & Promotion, created five n
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PAC Checks in the Field!

Jackie Forrest, Flowers Foods, presented an American Bakers PAC check to Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA).  Rep. Goodlatte is a member of the House Agriculture Committee and has been a strong advocate for ABA on many issues, most importantly sugar reform and Farm Bill efforts. 
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ABA Comments on Ethanol Waiver

ABA, joined by 16 other trade organizations, filed comments with the EPA urging it to waive the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) for corn ethanol due to decreased corn yields.  The current drought conditions have resulted in decreased corn yields for 2012, a year that started with l
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