Government http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6692/more en Industry urges Congress to fund FSMA http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-congress-fund-fsma <div class="node-body article-body">Retailers, manufacturers and industry associations have written a joint letter to Congressional leaders asking them to increase the FDA’s budget in order to fund Food Safety Modernization Act regulations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-congress-fund-fsma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/industry-urges-congress-fund-fsma#comments Latest News Food Safety Government Costco Wholesale Corp. GMA Wal-Mart Stores Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:09:00 +0000 516891 at http://supermarketnews.com FMI, NGA double down on proposed menu labeling changes http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-nga-double-down-proposed-menu-labeling-changes <div class="node-body article-body">The leaders of FMI and NGA joined members of Congress in a press conference today to support legislation that would make changes to the FDA's menu labeling requirements for supermarkets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-nga-double-down-proposed-menu-labeling-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/fmi-nga-double-down-proposed-menu-labeling-changes#comments Latest News Meals Government FMI NGA Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:58:00 +0000 516701 at http://supermarketnews.com Judge rules that Vermont GMO law stands http://supermarketnews.com/government/judge-rules-vermont-gmo-law-stands <div class="node-body article-body">The Vermont Retail & Grocers Association is disappointed that that a federal court judge didn’t block the state’s GMO labeling law until a lawsuit is resolved. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/judge-rules-vermont-gmo-law-stands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/judge-rules-vermont-gmo-law-stands#comments Latest News Government Health & Wellness Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:51:00 +0000 516691 at http://supermarketnews.com California retailers enact drought measures http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/california-retailers-enact-drought-measures <div class="node-body article-body">California retailers are finding new ways to conserve water as they adjust to the state’s ongoing drought. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/california-retailers-enact-drought-measures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/retail-financial/california-retailers-enact-drought-measures#comments Latest News Retail & Financial Government California Raley's Supermarkets Safeway Save Mart Supermarkets Stater Bros. Markets Unified Grocers Online 2015 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:15:00 +0000 516481 at http://supermarketnews.com Retailers OK with Vermont GMO labeling regs, not with exemptions http://supermarketnews.com/government/retailers-ok-vermont-gmo-labeling-regs-not-exemptions <div class="node-body article-body">As Vermont’s GMO labeling rules receive another stamp of approval, the regulations, if implemented as planned next year, would require action not only from manufacturers but also retailers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/retailers-ok-vermont-gmo-labeling-regs-not-exemptions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/retailers-ok-vermont-gmo-labeling-regs-not-exemptions#comments Latest News Government Health & Wellness Wed, 22 Apr 2015 18:04:00 +0000 516211 at http://supermarketnews.com USDA to propose standards for organic seafood raised in U.S. http://supermarketnews.com/usda-propose-standards-organic-seafood-raised-us <div class="node-body link-body">ABC News reports that the Agriculture Department says it will propose standards for the farmed organic fish this year. That means the seafood could be available in as few as two years — but only if USDA moves quickly to complete the rules and seafood companies decide to embrace them.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/usda-propose-standards-organic-seafood-raised-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Seafood Government Recommended Reading Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:07:00 +0000 515821 at http://supermarketnews.com What’s the most important food industry issue in Washington these days? http://supermarketnews.com/poll/04152015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"></div><form action="/poll/04152015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7191-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7191"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7191" name="choice" value="7191" class="form-radio" /> Menu labeling rule</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7201-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7201"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7201" name="choice" value="7201" class="form-radio" /> Tax policy</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7211-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7211"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7211" name="choice" value="7211" class="form-radio" /> Data security</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7221-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7221"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7221" name="choice" value="7221" class="form-radio" /> Labor policy</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-7231-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-7231"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-7231" name="choice" value="7231" class="form-radio" /> Swipe 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'healthy' labels http://supermarketnews.com/fda-tells-kind-snack-bars-remove-healthy-labels <div class="node-body link-body">Business Insider reports on how the FDA is cracking down on the maker of Kind snack bars for marketing its products as healthy.</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/fda-tells-kind-snack-bars-remove-healthy-labels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Health & Wellness Center Store Recommended Reading Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:37:00 +0000 515541 at http://supermarketnews.com Gallery: Food industry goes to Washington http://supermarketnews.com/government/gallery-food-industry-goes-washington <div class="node-body gallery-body">A Day in Washington is scheduled April 15-16 for members of Food Marketing Institute, the National Grocers Association and the Food Industry Executives Association to talk with legislators.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/gallery-food-industry-goes-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/gallery-food-industry-goes-washington#comments Latest News Photo Galleries Government Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:25:00 +0000 515531 at http://supermarketnews.com