Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that two rules developed as a result of the passage of the Food Safety Modernization Act in 2011 have been finalized. The Preventive Controls for Human Food rule and the Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule require companies that process food for humans and animals to implement safety plans that identify, prevent or minimize food safety hazards. According to the FDA, ”some compliance dates for some businesses begin in September 2016.” 

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Comedian Tom Papa will be the performer during the entertainment portion of this year’s Award of Honor Dinner. Papa, a 20 plus–year veteran in stand-up comedy, has been showcased in a variety of entertainment mediums that include the silver screen, TV, radio, and the live stage. His first hour-long special, Tom Papa Live in New York City, premiered on Comedy Central in January of 2012 and was followed by a second special, Tom Papa: Freaked Out, in 2013. That special was named one of the 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2013 by Laughspin.com.

Most companies are very aware of their property and liability exposures. They buy insurance coverage to protect their buildings and equipment and secure liability coverage to pay for losses from automobile accidents, product defects and other types of third party incidents. What most companies fail to realize is that they may have pollution exposures as well from chemical or fuel use in its operations.

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