Laws & Regulations http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6692/more en Groups plead with Michelle Obama: Help us get GMO veto http://supermarketnews.com/groups-plead-michelle-obama-help-us-get-gmo-veto <div class="node-body link-body">The Hill -- Consumer groups have turned to Michelle Obama for help in stopping legislation that creates a national labeling standard for foods made with genetically modified ingredients. </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/groups-plead-michelle-obama-help-us-get-gmo-veto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Laws & Regulations Recommended Reading Fri, 15 Jul 2016 21:38:00 +0000 548241 at http://supermarketnews.com Industry associations applaud House passage of GMO bill http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/industry-associations-applaud-house-passage-gmo-bill <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association, Food Marketing Institute and the National Grocers Association applauded the House of Representatives Thursday for its expeditious passage of a GMO labeling bill that's expected to be signed into law by President Obama.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/industry-associations-applaud-house-passage-gmo-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/marketing/industry-associations-applaud-house-passage-gmo-bill#comments News Marketing Laws & Regulations Registration Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:16:00 +0000 548151 at http://supermarketnews.com Organic Seed Growers withdraw from OTA http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/organic-seed-growers-withdraw-ota <div class="node-body article-body">The organic farmer-controlled Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (OSGATA) has withdrawn its membership from the Organic Trade Association (OTA) after “a small number” of OTA board members endorsed the Senate bill that would preempt state-based GMO labeling laws such as Vermont’s recently-implemented mandate. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/organic-seed-growers-withdraw-ota" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/organic-seed-growers-withdraw-ota#comments News Organic & Natural Laws & Regulations Wed, 13 Jul 2016 17:16:00 +0000 548051 at http://supermarketnews.com Industry urges House to vote quickly on GMO labeling standard http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-house-vote-quickly-gmo-labeling-standard <div class="node-body article-body">Industry associations are urging the House to vote expeditiously on national legislation that would require products containing GMO ingredients to be identified as such with words, pictures or a barcode that consumers could scan. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-house-vote-quickly-gmo-labeling-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-house-vote-quickly-gmo-labeling-standard#comments News Marketing Laws & Regulations Registration Fri, 08 Jul 2016 19:25:00 +0000 547831 at http://supermarketnews.com Industry groups pleased with Senate cloture vote on GMO labeling http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-groups-pleased-senate-cloture-vote-gmo-labeling <div class="node-body article-body">Industry associations applauded the U.S. Senate for invoking cloture on a national GMO labeling measure, Wednesday. The 65-32 vote ends debate on the measure and allows for the Senate to vote on final passage.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-groups-pleased-senate-cloture-vote-gmo-labeling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-groups-pleased-senate-cloture-vote-gmo-labeling#comments News Marketing Laws & Regulations Wed, 06 Jul 2016 21:02:00 +0000 547751 at http://supermarketnews.com Q&A: Bare shelves may result from Vermont GMO labeling mandate http://supermarketnews.com/government/qa-bare-shelves-may-result-vermont-gmo-labeling-mandate <div class="node-body article-body">Vermont's GMO labeling mandate has spurred product reformulations and may lead to bare shelves as private label and national brand manufacturers consider ceasing the sale of their GMO-containing products in the state. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/qa-bare-shelves-may-result-vermont-gmo-labeling-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/qa-bare-shelves-may-result-vermont-gmo-labeling-mandate#comments News Marketing Laws & Regulations Registration Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:22:00 +0000 547491 at http://supermarketnews.com FMI, GMA applaud Senate agreement on national GMO labeling standard http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-gma-applaud-senate-agreement-national-gmo-labeling-standard <div class="node-body article-body">The Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association were pleased with the bipartisan agreement on GMO labeling reached between Senate Agriculture Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-gma-applaud-senate-agreement-national-gmo-labeling-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-gma-applaud-senate-agreement-national-gmo-labeling-standard#comments News Marketing Laws & Regulations Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:15:00 +0000 547001 at http://supermarketnews.com Philadelphia passes soda tax http://supermarketnews.com/philadelphia-passes-soda-tax <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Nation's Restaurant News — Philadelphia’s city council has passed a tax on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages sold in the city, making it the first large American city to do so.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/philadelphia-passes-soda-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beverage Laws & Regulations Recommended Reading Fri, 17 Jun 2016 19:02:00 +0000 546611 at http://supermarketnews.com Philadelphia city council approves sweetened beverage tax http://supermarketnews.com/philadelphia-city-council-approves-sweetened-beverage-tax-0 <div class="node-body link-body">Wall Street Journal — The Philadelphia City Council approved a special tax of 1.5 cents per ounce on sweetened beverages Thursday, the first large U.S. city to pass such a measure.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/philadelphia-city-council-approves-sweetened-beverage-tax-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beverage Laws & Regulations Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:52:00 +0000 546601 at http://supermarketnews.com Philadelphia city council approves sweetened beverage tax http://supermarketnews.com/philadelphia-city-council-approves-sweetened-beverage-tax <div class="node-body link-body">Wall Street Journal — The Philadelphia City Council approved a special tax of 1.5 cents per ounce on sweetened beverages Thursday, the first large U.S. city to pass such a measure.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/philadelphia-city-council-approves-sweetened-beverage-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beverage Laws & Regulations Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:43:00 +0000 546591 at http://supermarketnews.com