Midwest Food Processors Association, Inc.

The Midwest Food Processors Association, Inc. is a trade association that advocates on behalf of food processing companies and affiliated industries in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.  Established in 1905 as the Wisconsin Canners Association, today the association represents a more diverse group of food processors on a variety of food issues.  The primary role of MWFPA is to influence public policy and make the Midwest a great place for food processors to do business.  The association's activities can be summarized in four words; advocate, educate, communicate, and facilitate.  Go to Association Profile for more information.  

 

 

News

Wed, Jul 23, 2014

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling sets a new precedent creating uncertainty for the food and beverage industry, and giving a green light to more competitor false advertising disputes.  Read more.

Tue, Jul 22, 2014

GMOs are not harmful. That’s the conclusion from Ruth MacDonald, a professor at Iowa State who holds a Ph.D. in human nutrition. She’s the source in a recent article by Holly Spangler.

"There's never been any illness associated, and there's no evidence of long-term effects on human health," MacDonald says. "Consumption of foods with GMO technology are as safe as those grown without. There's no nutritional difference and no risk in genes expressed."

Read more from Spangler in part 1 of her series on GMO labeling.

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-MA) has again introduced anti-BPA legislation. This new bill would deem food to be adulterated if its container is made with BPA or can release BPA into food. Leading regulatory bodies around the world have evaluated the extensive number of research studies conducted on BPA and have found that it poses no health threat to humans.

MWFPA Events

Save The Dates!

MWFPA Sporting Clays Challenge October 9, 2014
Milford Hills Hunt Club
Johnson Creek, WI.

 

110th MWFPA Annual Convention/Trade Show
87th Processing Crops Conference
December 2-4, 2014 
Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Discover the simple truths about the quality, variety and healthfulness of frozen foods.  

 

 

 

 
MWFPA is a proud partner of the
2014 Oilseed & Grain Trade Summit

MWFPA is a proud partner of the
2014 Women In Agribusiness Summit