Mexico mandates compliance certification for all electrical/electronic imports

Mexico has eliminated exceptions to its Normas Oficiales Mexicanas (NOMs), or official standards, effective June 3. The country now requires […]


Paper receipts may go the way of plastic bags and straws

California Assembly Bill 161, if approved, would prohibit businesses from automatically providing consumers with paper receipts after Jan. 1, 2024. […]


What is NSF?

Restaurant buyers, commercial kitchens, health departments and others across the U.S, Europe and in other global markets, often require equipment […]


CA revises indoor heat-related illness draft regulation

California’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) released another revised draft of its proposed indoor heat-related illness regulation. The draft regulation is […]


Cal/OSHA updates indoor heat-related illness draft

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has made additional revisions to a draft standard that applies to all […]


Global conformity schemes

Members looking to stay on top of international compliance and schemes have access to NAFEM’s free Global Schemes tool that […]


New EU consumer data regulation launches in May

The European Union’s (EU) new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is effective May 25. The GDPR was adopted two years […]


Prop 65: Bisphenol A (BPA)

Issue Overview The topic of Bisphenol A (BPA) continues to be of importance across the industry, especially for member companies […]


Suggestions submitted for reducing regulatory burden

As part of Executive Order 13771 to reduce regulation and regulatory costs, DOE requested comments to improve its process for […]


UL 921 review is complete

UL has completed its file review of standard UL 921 for commercial dishwashers, however, the testing phase of the review […]