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  • Hershey Again Named To Dow Sustainability Index
    September 11, 2014
    Reflecting the company’s progress in global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), The Hershey Co. was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability . . .
  • Congressman Garrett Tours Promotion In Motion Facility
    September 2, 2014
    Congressman Scott Garrett (R-NJ) and his wife Mary Ellen toured the Promotion In Motion Cos., Inc. facility . . .
  • DOC Preliminary Finds Countervailing Subsidies For Mexican Sugar
    August 27, 2014
    After an investigation requested by the U.S. sugar industry, the Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued a preliminary judgment that sugar imports from Mexico receive financial backing from that government. . . .
  • GE Labeling On Colorado Ballot
    August 21, 2014
    Voters in Colorado will decide on November 4 whether food products that contain genetically engineered ingredients are required to indicate such on their label, following a successful petition drive to put the measure on the ballot. . . .
  • Process To Reduce Nut Allergies Explored
    August 14, 2014
    An innovative method that could reduce the allergenic effects of tree nuts and peanuts is being investigated by researchers at the Agricultural Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. . . .
Key Issues

Sugar - NCA supports reform of the sugar program to put an end to tight sugar supplies, high sugar prices, plant closures, job losses, and unnecessary and wasteful government intrusion on domestic sugar production.

TradeThe U.S. currently has free trade agreements with 20 nations, which open markets through the elimination of tariff and non-tariff barriers. These agreements allow for U.S. exports from both large and small confectionery companies and allow them to compete globally.

LabelingFDA regulates the labeling of all food and beverages, and NCA is dedicated to ensuring that the confectionery industry is aware of all industry labeling requirements.


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Vote for Candy

Get the facts on policy issues that impact the confectionery industry. You are the best advocate for your company. As a voter, your opinion matters in your state capital and in Washington, DC. Contact your Congressman, Senators or local officials to express your views on legislation like sugar policy, taxation, regulatroy issues and trade policy. Learn what more you can do to help protect your business interests.   

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Treat Right

Treat Right

Confectionery plays an important role in our lives - providing sweetness and happiness. It's important to learn to Treat Right, however. Our website provides tips and tools to help consumers find the information on how to include a little candy in a happy, health life. 


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Food Safety and Regulatory

Food Safety and Regulatory

NCA's Food Safety Forum is a web-based resource for NCA members focused on food safety and regulatory challenges facing the industry. In addition to online resources, quarterly webinars provide updates on new rules and regulations, food safety education, and peer-to-peer discussions. Topics include regulatory updates, basic food safety education, and third party certification.

  

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