This new regulation, which applies to all organizations no matter where they are located in the world, is already having a substantial impact on the way organizations collect, manage and use consumer data and personal information.
The kitchen systems we have built and the equipment that’s in them are a by-product of demand, driven largely by years of organic corporate growth and big-picture plans framed by this year’s budget rather than a long-term look over the event-horizon. Far from being perfect and without sign of relief, a systemic change in the basic volume-service kitchen model will likely be required to attract skilled foodservice workers and keep abreast of corporate growth in American foodservice.
ENERGY STAR® will be hosting a commercial food service (CFS) stakeholder workshop on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 1:00-3:00pm CT during the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show; EPA is working on the development of the ENERGY STAR Final Version 1.1 Commercial Coffee Brewers specification; and EPA is moving forward with development of the Draft 1 Version 3.0 specification.
On March 8, President Trump approved a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum. The tariff applies to imports from all countries except Canada and Mexico, while negotiation on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) continues.
Producer Price Index (PPI) News Release
BPA is on the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s (OEHHA) list of chemicals “known to the State to cause reproductive toxicity for purposes of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986,” otherwise known as California Proposition 65. NAFEM members are reminded that they must label consumer products with BPA and any of the other materials on the list, or provide a report explaining why you believe a warning label is not required.
ENERGY STAR Commercial Food Service Stakeholder Workshop for manufacturers, utilities, vendors, suppliers and consultants to foster industry wide collaboration and innovation and NAFEM Technical Liaison Committee take place in Chicago, in May.