Midwest Food Processors Association, Inc.

The Midwest Food Processors Association, Inc. is a trade association that advocates on behalf of food processing companies and affiliated industries in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.  Established in 1905 as the Wisconsin Canners Association, today the association represents a more diverse group of food processors on a variety of food issues.  The primary role of MWFPA is to influence public policy and make the Midwest a great place for food processors to do business.  The association's activities can be summarized in four words; advocate, educate, communicate, and facilitate.  Go to Association Profile for more information.  




Wed, Jan 21, 2015

The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) comprehensive re-evaluation of bisphenol A (BPA) exposure and toxicity concludes that BPA poses no health risk to consumers of any age group (including unborn children, infants and adolescents) at current exposure levels. Exposure from the diet or from a combination of sources (diet, dust, cosmetics and thermal paper) is considerably under the safe level (the “tolerable daily intake” or TDI) according to EFSA whose role in the EU food safety system is to carry out scientific risk assessment.  Continue reading.

Tue, Jan 20, 2015

IL Gov. Bruce Rauner has announced a number of top agency nominations important to the food processing industry covering the IL Environmental Protection Agency, the IL Departments of Natural Resoruces and Agriculture in addition to the IL Commerce Commission.

Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Transportation and taxes has been the focus around the MN Capitol as the legislature embarks on its latest session. The Senate DFL released their transportation plan and the Senate Tax Committee forwarded a federal tax conformity bill to the Senate floor.

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