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ABA Applauds Passage of Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

President Trump signed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act into law today following bipartisan passage through the House and Senate.
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Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Passes Senate

The Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010), which will relax some of the existing requirements from the Paycheck Protections Program (PPP) to help businesses adapt to adverse conditions and still be eligible for loan forgiveness.
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An Update on the COVID-19 Situation from Dr. David Acheson, at the FTRAC Virtual Conference

Join us at the Food Technical Regulatory Affairs (FTRAC) June Virtual Conference for an interactive discussion about COVID-19, food safety, and nutrition.
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Preparing for Healthier Eating in the New Normal

In the wake of the global coronavirus crisis, will consumers prioritize dietary wellness strategies even more? If so, will bakers need to prepare?
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Food Fraud and COVID-19 at the FTRAC Virtual Conference

ABA’s FTRAC Virtual Conference on June 10 will have a special discussion about food fraud and COVID-19 in addition to other topics. Register now.
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ABA Recognizes Dave Van Laar’s Dedication to the Baking Industry, Announces His Retirement

Following a forty-five year career in the baking industry, ABA’s Senior Advisor to the President & CEO, Dave Van Laar has announced his retirement.
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ABA’s New Chair Sees Opportunities for Bakers

On Bake to the Future, Brad Alexander, COO, Flowers Foods saluted the industry’s resilience and urged leaders to think creatively as the country turns attention to opening back up. Listen now.
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2020 NextGenBaker Leadership Forum: Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2020 NextGenBaker Leadership Forum is now open. This interactive event will be on September 15-17, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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Crisis Accelerates Need to Embrace Technology, E-Commerce

On ABA's podcast, retail innovation expert, Gary Hawkins, explained how baking companies can adapt to the changing retail landscape. Listen now.
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