Owner Description URL Sector
NY Dept. of Env. Conservation Compliance and Pollution Prevention Guide for the Food Processingfood processing 2001)
Adding Trade Policy http://www.iatp.org/labels/envcommodities/index.htm
Institute for Agriculture andValue through Environmental Marketing, Conference Proceedings, 1999 food processing
Web Prevention and Environmental to EMS in http://www.p2pays.org/iso/main/links.htm
NC Division of Pollutionpage with links to sites relevant Assistance Agriculture. food processing
National Food Processors Association (NFPA)
Home page http://www.nfpa-food.org/ food processing
American Meat Institute (AMI)for labor and environmental issues
Index page http://www.meatami.com/Template.cfm?Section=Labor_Env
International Dairy Foods page for environmental issues
Index Association (IDFA) http://www.idfa.org/reg/environ.cfm
Grocery Manufacturers of page
Home America (GMA) http://www.gmabrands.com/index_flash.cfm
Grocery Manufacturers ofpage for solid waste management issues.
Index America (GMA) http://www.gmabrands.com/publicpolicy/waste.cfm
GETF Description of EMS program for meat processors http://www.sectorstar.org/state/Project.cfm?ProjectID=104&S
Sct. Progs Scope Type Contact Position Phone Email Availability
NY (518) 457-2553 public
John Vickery email@example.com
(612) 870-3430 public
Chip Kunde firstname.lastname@example.org
Shana Harbour (202) email@example.com
Program Manager 566-2959
For the most part a compliance guide, with brief sections covering EMS, best practices, and pollution prevention. Covers rules specific to N
Proceedings contain several brief articles relevant to EMS.
Remarkable for the virtual absence of anything dealing with typical environmental issues. In contrast, there is extensive coverage of food sa
Contains links to brief descriptions of air, solid waste, and water concerns, as well as to the Sustainable Industry Program. (Access to the A
Contains links to environmental information, including lead and TRI reporting, plus member-only links to their Environment and Worker Sa
The site contains a number of items dealing with various environmental issues, including labeling, biotechnology, and even audit policy. Ho
This is the only obvious section of the GMA website that is explicitly environmental in focus. There is no hint of the EMS approach to be f
A brief description of a partnership between the EPA Sector Strategies Program and the Iowa Waste Reduction Center that created an EMS
tion. Covers rules specific to NY State and NY City.
s extensive coverage of food safety, and even security.
try Program. (Access to the AMI's version of their Sustainable Industry Program involvement is, unfortunately, restricted to AMI members). There is mo
eir Environment and Worker Safety Committee. No apparent mention of EMS.
ogy, and even audit policy. However, a search on "environmental management elicits a dry hole. The list of "Priority Programs" provided on the "Public
nt of the EMS approach to be found. Issues of concern include such matters as bottle deposits (they oppose them), environmental labeling of "green" prod
on Center that created an EMS pilot for the meat processing industry. A link to the EMS template is provided, but does not appear to be functioning.
stricted to AMI members). There is more environmentally relevant material (mostly links to other sites) here than on most food processing industry websi
ority Programs" provided on the "Public Policy" index page lists solid waste management as the only specifically environmental concern.
environmental labeling of "green" products and mandatory disclosure of environmental impacts of products (they support national standards, but oppose "
does not appear to be functioning.
on most food processing industry websites. But there is no apparent mention of any EMS initiatives or programs.
support national standards, but oppose "arbitrary" disclosure of items that haven't been through a national political process),m and environmental procure
l process),m and environmental procurement (it's all very well, but it's just one factor). EMS champions have their work cut out for them in this sector.
r work cut out for them in this sector.