NEW YORK — A group of retailers that withdrew from a proposed antitrust settlement with Visa and MasterCard have filed a new suit against the payment-card companies, and have been joined by several states and local municipalities in their opposition to the card companies’ interchange-fee-setting practices.
ARLINGTON, Va. — National Grocers Association here said it expects to join in an appeal of a judge’s decision on Friday to approve settlement in antitrust litigation against credit-card issuers....More
Merger-and-acquisition activity and changes in leadership provided some of the biggest supermarket industry stories in 2013, but GMOs, health and wellness, food safety and Cronuts also provided many headlines....More
Four years after the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act became law and gave FDA the authority to start regulating tobacco, we can say that FDA isn’t only making policy, we’re making history....More
WASHINGTON — The recently passed Drug Quality and Security Act will enable greater traceability and improved detection and removal of potentially dangerous drugs from the supply chain, said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg during a press conference Monday....More
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Food Marketing Institute and National Grocers Association both voiced support for a Senate bill introduced Thursday that would exclude supermarkets from the FDA’s menu labeling regulations....More