After President Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act into law in January 2011, Margaret Hamburg has spent the last year developing its guiding rules through outreach, public meetings and sending delegates to China, Mexico and Canada for input and getting it implemented.
Procter & Gamble currently serves approximately 4.4 billion customers, or 64% of the global population. But Bob McDonald isn’t ready to stop yet. By tapping into new countries and expanding with new products, the chairman, president and chief executive officer plans to have P&G reach 5 billion people by 2015.
Last year, United Natural Foods Inc. managed its rapid growth by making it easier for both suppliers to introduce new products and for retailers to stock and manage those products. Now, Steven Spinner is working hard to keep Providence, R.I.-based UNFI’s growth rate on track.
WYOMING, Mich. — Spartan Stores, Meijer and The Kroger Co. are among the retailers participating in the Pure Michigan FIT program, a nutrition and fitness initiative focusing on the health needs of children under 5.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Schnuck Markets’ first stand-alone specialty pharmacy located within St. John’s Hospital here fills patient prescriptions before they are discharged.
The pharmacy will focus on those with chronic diseases such as HIV, autoimmune disorders and cancer.
INDIANAPOLIS — Marsh Supermarkets’ new online publication has motivated diabetics to start a dialogue with in-store pharmacists, according to Mary Snell, the retailer’s director of nutrition and wellness.