SFA's governmental affairs team represents member companies' interests at the international, federal and state levels. SFA actively engages in the development of legislation and regulations that impact its members' ability to manufacture and market their products.
Legislative Summit - Attendees hear from influential elected and appointed officials on issues affecting their businesses. SFA members then visit with their congressmen to review snack food priorities. Recent topics included: Preserving choice for SNAP (Food Stamp) participants; Independent Contract Status; High Commodity Prices and Biofuels Policy; Employee Free Choice Act; Food Safety Modernization Act; Reforming the Sugar Subsidy Program; and Transportation/Distribution Issues