Monthly Advocacy Call — August 2020

We invite you to join NAFEM’s Advocacy Update Monthly Call, a summary and discussion of regulatory issues potentially affecting the commercial foodservice equipment and supplies industry.

Date: Thursday, Aug. 6

Time: 11 a.m. – noon, Central

Discussion Topics


  • DOE Updates (Helminski/Longsworth/All)
  • ENERGY STAR® (Souhrada/All)
  • Other energy issues (All)


  • EPA SNAP (Helminski/Longsworth/All)
  • State HFC Regulations (Souhrada/All)
  • Canadian Activity (Schaefer/Souhrada/All)
  • CARB (Souhrada/All)
  • Other Environmental Issues (All)

Taxes, Tariffs & Trade

  • Aluminum and Steel Tariffs – Section 232 (Sohar-Henter)
  • China Tariffs – Section 301 (Sohar-Henter)
  • USMCA (Sohar-Henter)
  • Other Trade Issues (All)

Other Business

  • Coronavirus impact (All)
  • Other issues (All)

Previous Call: Watch the July discussion.

Next Call: Thursday, Sept.. 6, 11 a.m. Central