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Supermarket News
2012 Power 50: No. 50 Margaret Hamburg 
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.
2012 Power 50: No. 36 John Bryant 
Faced with challenges in the U.S. and Europe and growth in Latin America, Kellogg Co. is relying on innovation and new product launches to continue its gradual growth and restore its global business.
2012 Power 50: No. 28 Bob McDonald 
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.
2012 Power 50: No. 20 Steven Spinner 
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.
Sunscreens: No Sweat Over New FDA Rules 
Mandated skin cancer and premature aging warnings could drive shoppers to higher SPF sunscreens.
Michigan Retailers Partner to Improve Kids’ Health 
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.
P&G Adjusts Tide Pod Packaging 
CINCINNATI — In response to reports of calls to poison control centers, P&G will adjust the packaging of its Tide Pods and air consumer-education ads.
To Dye For: Do-It-Yourself Hair Coloring 
Women are taking hair coloring into their own hands with no-drip foam kits and color innovations
Schnucks Opens Hospital Pharmacy 
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.
SN Whole Health: Summer 2012 News  2
News about food audit programs, GMO, whole grains, hemp, food labels, defining organic, obesity and gluten.
Diabetics ‘Inspired’ by Marsh Publication 
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.
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