Monthly Archives: November 2015


Password Change Notice

To better serve our members, the TFGA is implementing a streamlined membership management system. Once complete, it will allow access to Members Only potions of the website, allow self updating of your information, and securely renew memberships.

This morning all users were created an account with a temporary password. You will be prompted to change your password on next login.

Your temporary username and password are both the first letter of your first name and your last name, all lowercase.

Your account can be accessed at



By |2015-11-24T10:27:33-05:00November 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

DHS Encourages Enhanced Vigilance

Members of the Food and Agriculture Community and SCC/GCC,
Your SCC and GCC leadership participated in a Department of Homeland Security call held for Critical Infrastructure Cross-Sector Council leaders this morning to discuss last night’s terror attacks across Paris and protective measures we can take during this period of heightened awareness.


By |2015-11-18T04:14:03-05:00November 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AFIA OSHA Alert: Budget Bill Would Boost OSHA Fines for Workplace Violations

The budget deal passed by Congress and signed into law by the president on Nov. 2, contained major provisions to raise spending caps and the debt limit as well as delay major budget battles until after the presidential election. The package also contained an essentially unnoticed provision that allows the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to increase fines starting Aug. 1, 2016, for workplace safety violations, an important factor to the animal food industry.

OSHA Process for Increased Fines

The provision, which caught both business and labor […]

By |2015-11-17T10:43:26-05:00November 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments