Category Archives: Wisconsin Regulatory Blog

MWFPA Comments On Proposed WI Food Processing Facility Regulation Revision

Recently, the WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) started to revise rules regulating food processing standards in the state and to incorporate new federal requirements to improve the nation’s food safety system. MWFPA’s Food Science and Technology Committee has reviewed the proposed rule changes and provided its comments for submission by MWFPA […] […]

MWFPA, Great Lakes Legal Foundation Files Brief In Tetra Tech Case

The Great Lakes Legal Foundation (GLLF) has filed an amicus brief with the Wisconsin Supreme Court in Tetra Tech Inc. v. Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR). The brief was filed on behalf of MWFPA and 10 other Wisconsin associations, including Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association, the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, […]

EPA Approves WI Exemption To Phosphorus Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved Wisconsin’s plan to give manufacturers less-costly options for meeting strict phosphorous pollution standards. A move supported by MWFPA. Under the plan, paper, cheese and food manufacturers, in addition to water utilities, can apply to the WI Department of Natural Resources for a variance permit that allows them to […] […]