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Industry Alert: Cal/OSHA Guidance on COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Agriculture

April 6, 2020 – -California employers are required to establish and implement an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) to protect employees from all worksite hazards, including infectious diseases. This guidance contains information, recommendations, and requirements for agricultural employers on how to update their IIPPs to include preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. […]

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Industry Alert: COVID-19 Resource Update

  March 20, 2020 — In an effort to provide Almond Alliance members resources on the new COVID-19 guidance, orders, factsheets and materials we have a library of resources available to you.  Templates that we have created for members include: Explanation letters for employees. Employee notifications of continued operations. Permission letters for Essential FOOD AND […]

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Industry Alert: Clarification on COVID-19 Governor Executive Order N-33-20

March 20, 2020 – -Yesterday evening, Governor Newsom issued Executive Order N-33-20 which orders all residents living in the State of California to stay home or at their place of residence except as needed to maintain continuity of operations of the Federal Critical Infrastructure Sectors. The Food and Agriculture Sector is one of 16 sectors […]

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COVID-19 Advice for Employers

March 16, 2020 – – Attached is a brief summary of considerations for California employers as you face the ever-changing challenges surrounding COVID-19.  We are providing only general recommendations in this memo since every industry is different and each employer runs a distinct operation.  How you decide to proceed should be based upon an individual […]

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COVID-19 advisory

March 16, 2020 – Almond Alliance is sensitive to the health concerns regarding large gatherings and events due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The health and safety of each and every member of our community and our staff is of the utmost importance to us. We are monitoring the risk and impact of COVID-19 on a […]

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Almond Alliance, CA Grain & Feed Association and California Seed Association Co-Sponsor Legislation

March 3, 2020 – -The Almond Alliance of California, the California Grain & Feed Association and the California Seed Association are sponsoring AB 3103 (Dahle) on “Agriculture Laboratory Testing.” The bill would authorize the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary to authorize state accredited, certified, or licensed laboratories to be established or designated […]

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