The American Bakers Association (ABA) will hold a call Jan. 8 to discuss future challenges facing bakers in the 113th U.S. Congress. Topics will include:

  • Changes in key Congressional and federal agency leadership.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) priorities.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Bill and National School Meals Program.
  • Labor and transportation issues.

The call will be held from 11 a.m. to noon EST. A full agenda, call-in and log-in information will be forthcoming. To register, visit