Government http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6692/more en GMA applauds Nutrition Facts update, calls for education http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/gma-applauds-nutrition-facts-update-calls-education <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association approves of the FDA’s updating of the Nutrition Facts panel that includes a new design to highlight “calories” and “servings,” requirements for serving sizes that more closely reflect the amounts of food people actually consume, and a declaration of “added sugars,” among other changes.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/gma-applauds-nutrition-facts-update-calls-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/health-wellness/gma-applauds-nutrition-facts-update-calls-education#comments Latest News Health & Wellness Government Fri, 20 May 2016 15:15:00 +0000 544791 at http://supermarketnews.com New overtime rules disappoint FMI, NGA http://supermarketnews.com/government/new-overtime-rules-disappoint-fmi-nga <div class="node-body article-body">Food Marketing Institute and the National Grocers Association expressed disappointment Wednesday with new overtime rules issued by the Department of Labor.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/new-overtime-rules-disappoint-fmi-nga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/new-overtime-rules-disappoint-fmi-nga#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Government Food Marketing Institute National Grocers Association Wed, 18 May 2016 17:39:00 +0000 544701 at http://supermarketnews.com GMA urges FDA to clearly define 'natural' http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/gma-urges-fda-clearly-define-natural <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association has asked the FDA to more clearly define the term “natural” in comments submitted Tuesday to the agency that is soliciting feedback on use of the term. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/gma-urges-fda-clearly-define-natural" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/organic-natural/gma-urges-fda-clearly-define-natural#comments Latest News Organic & Natural Government Supplier News GMA Wed, 11 May 2016 15:39:00 +0000 544221 at http://supermarketnews.com FDA to regulate e-cigarettes like tobacco http://supermarketnews.com/fda-regulate-e-cigarettes-tobacco <div class="node-body link-body">Politico — The Food and Drug Administration will regulate e-cigarettes as it does cigarettes and other tobacco products under a rule finalized Thursday that angered industry and people who use vaping products as an alternative to smoking.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/fda-regulate-e-cigarettes-tobacco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nonfood & Pharmacy Government Recommended Reading Thu, 05 May 2016 20:09:00 +0000 543891 at http://supermarketnews.com FDA issues final menu labeling guidance http://supermarketnews.com/deli/fda-issues-final-menu-labeling-guidance <div class="node-body article-body">The FDA Friday released a final guidance document on menu labeling to clarify portions of the rule and answer specific questions related to the requirements. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/deli/fda-issues-final-menu-labeling-guidance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/deli/fda-issues-final-menu-labeling-guidance#comments Latest News Deli Government Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:07:00 +0000 543591 at http://supermarketnews.com Common sense key ingredient for menu labeling law http://supermarketnews.com/deli/common-sense-key-ingredient-menu-labeling-law <div class="field-byline"> Leslie Sarasin and Peter Larkin </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new rule mandated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) threatens to impose burdensome and costly regulations on grocers, and ultimately impacts their store operations and how they serve their customers. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/deli/common-sense-key-ingredient-menu-labeling-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/deli/common-sense-key-ingredient-menu-labeling-law#comments Deli Government Tue, 19 Apr 2016 18:47:00 +0000 542771 at http://supermarketnews.com FTC approach chills consolidation, sources say http://supermarketnews.com/government/ftc-approach-chills-consolidation-sources-say <div class="field-deck"> Broader view of competition needed, but unlikely </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As industry trends and consumer habits evolve to create more shopping options across multiple channels, some industry observers believe the Federal Trade Commission's narrow approach to defining competition could hinder efforts to make the industry more efficient.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/ftc-approach-chills-consolidation-sources-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/ftc-approach-chills-consolidation-sources-say#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Government Ahold-Delhaize Merger Safeway-Albertsons Merger Mergers & Acquisitions Registration Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:20:00 +0000 542371 at http://supermarketnews.com FMI, GMA dismayed as Senate blocks GMO bill http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-gma-dismayed-senate-blocks-gmo-bill <div class="node-body article-body">The Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association expressed their disappointment Wednesday, when a cloture vote did not get the necessary 60 votes to move a measure that would establish a voluntary, national standard for GMO labeling and block individual states from mandating GMO disclosure, to the U.S. Senate. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-gma-dismayed-senate-blocks-gmo-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-gma-dismayed-senate-blocks-gmo-bill#comments Latest News Marketing Government Food Marketing Institute GMA Wed, 16 Mar 2016 19:34:00 +0000 540751 at http://supermarketnews.com Bill that would block state-based GMO labeling clears Senate committee http://supermarketnews.com/government/bill-would-block-state-based-gmo-labeling-clears-senate-committee <div class="node-body article-body">The Grocery Manufacturers Association commended the Senate Agriculture Committee for approving legislation that would block individual states such as Vermont from mandating GMO labeling, and establish a voluntary federal system for labeling GM foods. </div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/bill-would-block-state-based-gmo-labeling-clears-senate-committee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/bill-would-block-state-based-gmo-labeling-clears-senate-committee#comments Latest News Marketing Government Tue, 01 Mar 2016 20:07:00 +0000 539631 at http://supermarketnews.com Trade groups back uniform GMO labeling legislation http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/trade-groups-back-uniform-gmo-labeling-legislation <div class="node-body article-body">Food industry associations announced their support of a Capitol Hill proposal to establish a federal uniform labeling standard for foods made with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and also for GMO-free foods.</div> <p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/trade-groups-back-uniform-gmo-labeling-legislation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/trade-groups-back-uniform-gmo-labeling-legislation#comments Latest News Government Center Store FMI Food Marketing Institute GMA Grocery Manufacturers Association National Grocers Association NGA Sun, 21 Feb 2016 11:23:00 +0000 538871 at http://supermarketnews.com