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IFSA's Cool for the Summer - Miami Regional, Member Values, Conference News and more!

Monday, June 20, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kelly McLendon
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June 2016

Conference & Expo Update

Registration is OPEN!Don't miss IFSA's biggest event of the year - networking, chefs competition, social gathering at the Field Museum, and much more - this year in Chicago, Illinois from September 19-21.Click here to register now.
**Tip: Be sure to sign into your IFSA account first!


Want to be an Exhibitor this year at IFSA's Annual Conference & Expo? Booths are now on sale and available. For more information on booth sales and requirements, click here.



Labeling News

IFSA has continued dialogue with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regarding appropriate labeling of complimentary food onboard.

In a recent conversation between FDA staff and Jessica O’Connell, IFSA legal counsel Covington & Burling, and A4A counsel, FDA indicated that complimentary traditional restaurant style foods (i.e., those with coverings primarily for a sanitary purpose that could be removed by a flight attendant before serving) are not required to be labeled when leaving the catering facility.

We will continue to engage with FDA on the requirements for buy on board products and specifically how those requirements might apply to international flights.


IFSA Heats Up
In Miami

It's hot outside and summer has arrived! IFSA is celebrating by flying to the southern tip of Florida - MIAMI - to host the next Regional Networking Event.

Please plan to join all your industry colleagues on Thursday, August 4 from 4-6 p.m. EST at 94th Aero Squadron. Don't hesitate to invite your co-workers and REGISTER HERE. Have questions? Contact Liz Johnson here.





Ask the Experts

This month we want to SPOTLIGHT a membership value.

There are many advantages that come along with an IFSA membership. Ask the Experts is a new initiative put in place for members to have specific questions answered by experts in the Government Affairs Education Committee.

With the release of the updated World Food Safety Guidelines, this is the perfect opportunity to clear up any concerns you have with regards to how the guidelines will affect that way you do business!

On the IFSA homepage click on the Ask the Experts tab on the far right!


2016 Conference & EXPO





AMIMcGuire & AssociatesSouthbendAirlinemporium

DFMi-En RouteFedExExpressMARFO-Michael J. Devine-Overhill Farms-United AirlinesOrvec

Bragard Uniforms-Brown - Forman (Jack Daniels)-Clearwater Seafood-Delta Airlines-Eli's Cheesecake CompanyIntervine-King Nut CompaniesLeahy ifp-The Hershey Company

If you would like to sponsor please contact Kelly McLendon at 678-303-3042