FORT LEE, Va. — Workers at the 247 military supermarkets around the world are facing pay cuts of up to 20% as the Department of Defense explores the possibility of further cuts due to sequestration, a top executive told SN last week.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores here has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the United Food and Commercial Workers Union and an affiliated group, charging disorderly conduct in Los Angeles-area protests late last year....More
CHICAGO — Wrigley has put the brakes on its new Alert Energy Caffeine Gum, whose introduction prompted the Food and Drug Administration to launch an investigation into the health impact of “new and easy sources of caffeine” on children....More
MAITLAND, Fla. — Although the Department of Commerce and the Mexican tomato growers agreed on an updated suspension agreement for imported tomatoes back in March, the Florida tomato farmers are contesting the deal....More
ORLANDO, Fla. — Food retailers can play up their status as important political constituents to influence legislative activity, according to a panel at Food Marketing Institute’s Future Connect conference here Tuesday....More
WASHINGTON — Prompted by the launch of a caffeinated gum, the Food and Drug Administration is investigating the health impact of “new and easy sources of caffeine” on children, it announced Monday....More
WASHINGTON — Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced a bill that would require the Food and Drug Administration to label all genetically engineered whole foods and processed products....More