CGA Participates in Preparedness Month Fair

The California Grocers Association joined allied companies, associations and state agencies in encouraging Californians to be prepared in the event of a natural or man-made disaster during a one-day Preparedness Fair at the State Capitol on Tuesday, September 19.

CGA staff provided handouts on emergency preparedness and food safety action items individuals can use following a disaster.

“Our goal was to provide suggestions on how best to prepare for an emergency and the steps to take to ensure food safety in the aftermath of such an event,” said Dave Heylen, CGA.

The Fair was sponsored by the California Emergency Management Agency and is one of several events statewide held in September – National Preparedness Month. The goal is to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies their home, businesses and communities.

Click here for information on the event, including simple suggestions to be better prepared for a disaster.