Regulations

California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) has made additional revisions to a draft standard that applies to all indoor work areas where the temperature equals or exceeds 90 degrees Fahrenheit. If approved, the draft standard will require employers to create heat-illness prevention plans that could include access to cool-down areas and engineering and […]

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Members looking to stay on top of international compliance and schemes have access to NAFEM’s free Global Schemes tool that provides certification contact information for fuel type, region and food contact surfaces.

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President Trump signed the $867 billion 2018 Farm Bill in late 2018. The Bill increases funding to find new foreign markets for U.S. agriculture commodities, expands federal crop insurance, helps farmers transition to organic practices, legalizes industrial hemp and keeps the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) largely intact.

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To help address childhood obesity in the state, California Senate Bill 1192 seeks to require restaurants that serve food marketed to children to make the default drink option a “healthy” beverage, such as plain and flavored waters and milk.

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The GDPR was adopted two years ago to ensure greater protection of consumer data generated in the EU. Barbara Dunn, a member of NAFEM’s legal team at Barnes & Thornburg, summarized the new regulation and how it affects NAFEM members operating in the EU

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UL has completed its file review of standard UL 921 for commercial dishwashers, however, the testing phase of the review has been complicated by the lack of adequate testing facilities in the country. UL and the NAFEM commercial dishwasher stakeholders have agreed upon a solution to this complication. Ventless dishwashers that have been evaluated by […]

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As part of Executive Order 13771 to reduce regulation and regulatory costs, DOE requested comments to improve its process for considering new or revised energy conservation standards.

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The purpose of these roundtables is to help identify specific regulatory barriers to small business growth through first-hand testimony

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Commercial foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers took another step to engage in the Trump Administration’s regulatory reform process when NAFEM hosted a roundtable to share members’ perspectives with government officials Tuesday, Oct. 31, in Washington, D.C. The discussion supplemented NAFEM comments filed earlier this year about reducing burdensome regulations. These comments were provided in response […]

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