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Cold Storage Facilities for Sale in New York

Two cold storage facilities (185,000+ SF) with co-packing lines are for sale located between Rochester and Buffalo, New York. For more information, please contact Fred Cross at 866-969-1115 ext 2, or send an executed Confidentiality Agreement (next page) to email: DBeall@EquityPartnersHG.com or fax: 866-604-9434. For more information on the properties, click here.   

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GCCA Signs Coalition Letter: A New Era of Smarter Food Safety

GCCA, part of the Food and Beverage Issue Alliance (FBIA), a coalition of organizations representing the food and beverage sectors in the United States, signed a letter providing comments to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the agency's "New Era of Smarter Food Safety" initiative. The letter supports the signatories' commitment to the Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA) and...


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Research shows...   Our research shows that one of food company executives’ top concerns is about the safety and quality of their products once it leaves their facilities. They place a lot of trust on their cold chain partners. How can we build trust between the families across our country and the food they eat? One link at a time. That’s why, at the Global Cold Chain Alliance...

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Third Quarter Data Released for GCCA Cold Chain Index

The Cold Chain Index is a customizable rate builder template that warehouse members can use to provide justification to their customers during rate negotiations. The index tracks the growth rates of costs using sources of economic data along with actual expense classes from the IARW Productivity and Benchmarking tool.  The CCI is customized to the region and state where a warehouse...

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FSIS Expands PHIS Export Component, Invites Industry Testing

FSIS began implementing the Public Health Information System (PHIS) Export Component on June 29, 2018, with 16 countries, territories and dependencies (Phase I), and added 21 additional countries, territories, and dependencies on May 20, 2019 (Phase II). On January 27, 2020, FSIS will add China (Phase 3) to the PHIS Export Component. Information about this effort and the PHIS Export Component...

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Grupo Wiese and Frialsa México open storage and distribution center for refrigerated and frozen products

Grupo Wiese and Frialsa México open storage and distribution center for refrigerated and frozen products Located in Lurín, the new logistics center has an area of  20,000 m2 and enough positions to store up to 10,000 tons of merchandise. This modern infrastructure will allow the distribution center to serve companies in the sectors of retail, fishing, aquaculture, agro-export, and...

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EPA Publishes RMP Reconsideration Final Rule

On November 21st, the U.S. EPA issued the Final Rule for reconsideration of changes to the Risk Management Program.  The Final Rule comes in response to one of the last regulations finalized at the end of the Obama Administration that amended the RMP program and added requirements to regulated facilities related to third-party audits, safer technology analysis, information sharing and...

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FDA Hears From Certified Cold Carrier Program Participants

GCCA's Government and Legal Affairs program staff met with US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) principals in mid-November to review the industry best practices for FDA's Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food (STF) rule. International Refrigerated Transport Association (IRTA) members participated and provided first-hand experience and answered questions on implementing best...

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European Cold Chain Connection in Copenhagen

On 13 November 2019, GCCA European Director Julie Hanson held a successful Cold Chain Connection in Copenhagen, Denmark. The industry event organized in partnership with the Danish Cold Storage Association attracted over twenty decision makers of third-party temperature-controlled logistics providers from Scandinavia and neighboring countries.   The Cold Chain Connection program...

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