American Bakers Association Announces Two New Government Relations Staff

December 4, 2019 American Bakers Association

The American Bakers Association is happy to announce two new Government Relations staff members: Lauren Williams, Director of Government Relations and Zack Decker, Government Relations Manager.

Bakers’ Request for Additional Imports of Sugar Granted by USDA and Commerce Department

November 26, 2019 American Bakers Association

An urgent notification from the American Bakers Association (ABA) to the US Department of Agriculture moved the Department of Commerce today to increase the quantity of Mexican refined sugar permitted to be exported by 100,000 short tons.

ABA Applauds Bi-Partisan Effort to Solve Vexing Multi-Employer Pension Challenge

November 21, 2019 American Bakers Association

“We applaud the dedicated leadership of Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley and Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Lamar Alexander, for this vitally important step towards solving the vexing multi-employer pension challenge. Their leadership on this unforgiving issue is to be commended,” said ABA President and CEO Robb MacKie.

American Bakers Association Shares National Bread Month Social Media Toolkit

October 31, 2019 American Bakers Association

November is National Bread Month. With the Grain Foods Foundation, ABA put together a social media toolkit to help your company communicate the importance of bakery to consumers.

FDA Grants Six Month Enforcement Discretion for Nutrition Facts Label Compliance

October 23, 2019 American Bakers Association

ABA received notice today: the FDA has granted food manufacturers a six-month enforcement discretion for the new Nutrition Facts Labeling (NFL) rules.