Laws & Regulations http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6692/more en GMA: Vermont GMO bill a step in wrong direction http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/gma-vermont-gmo-bill-step-wrong-direction <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association, which backs a federal bill that would preempt states from legislative efforts to require labeling of GM foods, says that a Vermont measure to mandate labeling is “a step in the wrong direction for consumers.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/gma-vermont-gmo-bill-step-wrong-direction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/gma-vermont-gmo-bill-step-wrong-direction#comments Latest News Laws & Regulations Center Store Speciality GMA Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:45:00 +0000 471671 at http://supermarketnews.com Sobeys to challenge provincial ban on pharmacy rewards http://supermarketnews.com/pharmacy/sobeys-challenge-provincial-ban-pharmacy-rewards <div class="node-body article-body">Sobeys said it would launch a legal challenge to a resolution by pharmacists in Alberta that would prevent patients from collecting reward points for pharmacy purchases.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/pharmacy/sobeys-challenge-provincial-ban-pharmacy-rewards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/pharmacy/sobeys-challenge-provincial-ban-pharmacy-rewards#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Laws & Regulations Pharmacy loyalty cards Sobeys Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:07:00 +0000 471551 at http://supermarketnews.com Vermont Senate votes 26-2 for GMO labeling http://supermarketnews.com/vermont-senate-votes-26-2-gmo-labeling <div class="node-body link-body">The Vermont Senate gave a decisive 26-2 vote Tuesday for a bill that would require labeling of foods that contain genetically modified ingredients, a strong indication that Vermont could become the first state in the nation to enact such a law.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/vermont-senate-votes-26-2-gmo-labeling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Laws & Regulations Recommended Reading Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:55:00 +0000 471471 at http://supermarketnews.com FDA to improve drug security with new system http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood/fda-improve-drug-security-new-system <div class="node-body article-body">The FDA is developing standards for a system that will help identify and trace certain prescription drugs as they’re distributed within the U.S.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood/fda-improve-drug-security-new-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/nonfood/fda-improve-drug-security-new-system#comments Latest News Laws & Regulations Nonfood Pharmacy Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:36:00 +0000 471241 at http://supermarketnews.com California soda warning measure advances http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/california-soda-warning-measure-advances <div class="node-body article-body">A California bill that would require sugary drinks to bear the label “State of California Safety Warning: Drinking beverages with added sugar contributes to obesity, diabetes and tooth decay” cleared the state Senate's health committee last week, according to reports. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/california-soda-warning-measure-advances" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/california-soda-warning-measure-advances#comments Latest News Beverage Laws & Regulations Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:04:00 +0000 471031 at http://supermarketnews.com Most states debate GM labeling despite federal bill http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/most-states-debate-gm-labeling-despite-federal-bill <div class="node-body article-body">State legislative efforts regarding GMO labeling will be for naught if a new federal bill, deemed by labeling supporters as the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act, is passed. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/most-states-debate-gm-labeling-despite-federal-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/most-states-debate-gm-labeling-despite-federal-bill#comments Latest News Marketing Laws & Regulations Recommended Reading Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:52:00 +0000 470981 at http://supermarketnews.com Federal bill would prohibit mandatory GMO labeling http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/federal-bill-would-prohibit-mandatory-gmo-labeling <div class="node-body article-body">A federal bill introduced Wednesday would preempt states from legislative efforts to require labeling of genetically modified foods. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/federal-bill-would-prohibit-mandatory-gmo-labeling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/federal-bill-would-prohibit-mandatory-gmo-labeling#comments Latest News Marketing Laws & Regulations Center Store Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:20:00 +0000 470671 at http://supermarketnews.com Market Basket directors file countersuit http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/market-basket-directors-file-countersuit <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As threatened, the Class B directors of Demoulas Super Markets filed their own suit against the board, saying they were marginalized and kept in the dark by the majority Class A directors, leading to their decision to boycott meetings.</p> <div 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bill that change the definition of “full-time” to 40 hours per week for purposes of the Affordable Care Act. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/fmi-nga-applaud-full-time-bill-passage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/laws-regulations/fmi-nga-applaud-full-time-bill-passage#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Laws & Regulations Peter Larkin Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:26:00 +0000 470061 at http://supermarketnews.com Buehler's opens 1st state liquor store http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/buehlers-opens-1st-state-liquor-store <div class="node-body article-body">Buehler’s Fresh Foods has opened its first Ohio Liquor Agency store inside a Buehler’s in Ashland, Ohio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/buehlers-opens-1st-state-liquor-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/beverage/buehlers-opens-1st-state-liquor-store#comments 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