Restaurant advocacy groups propose referendum to stop fast-food bill from taking effect
Sacramento Business Journal 9/7
Days after being signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom, a bill that would create new regulations for fast-food restaurant operators faced a new challenge.
Will Newsom Veto Bill to Aid California Farmworker Organizing?
Capital & Main 9/7
On Sunday of Labor Day weekend, President Biden took the unusual step of endorsing a California bill, the Agricultural Labor Relations Voting Choice Act (AB 2183), which is currently at Gov. Newsom’s desk awaiting either his signature or veto.
Food Industry Policy
Prop 12 reply brief filed by NPPC, AFBF
WASHINGTON — On Sept. 7, the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) noted that they filed a reply brief with the Supreme Court regarding the legality of California’s Proposition 12 animal confinement law.
Goleta City Council passes plastic pollution reduction ordinance, prohibiting sale and distribution of single-use plastic and more
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – Goleta City Council unanimously voted in favor of a plastic pollution reduction ordinance on Tuesday night, according to city officials.
On the Side
Gary Maggetti, General Manager of Disney California Adventure Park West, is named Chairman of the Board of Directors at California Restaurant Association
SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Restaurant Association (CRA) has named Gary Maggetti as Chairman of the CRA Board of Directors, effective September 1, 2022.
Restaurants close around Sacramento during record heat wave. Some are closing early all week
The Sacramento Bee 9/7
Sacramento’s record heat wave is vexing its food world, from customer experiences to staffing and procurement concerns.