Government http://supermarketnews.com/taxonomy/term/6692/more en House panel votes to repeal country-of-origin meat labeling law http://supermarketnews.com/house-panel-votes-repeal-country-origin-meat-labeling-law <div class="node-body link-body">The Associated Press reports that the House Agriculture Committee voted 38-6 to repeal a "country-of-origin" labeling law for beef, pork and poultry Wednesday — just two days after the World Trade Organization ruled against parts of the 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/house-panel-votes-repeal-country-origin-meat-labeling-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Meat Government Recommended Reading Wed, 20 May 2015 21:06:00 +0000 518561 at http://supermarketnews.com WTO rejects final U.S. appeal on COOL http://supermarketnews.com/meat/wto-rejects-final-us-appeal-cool <div class="node-body article-body">The World Trade Organization on Monday upheld an earlier ruling that the U.S.’s country-of-origin labeling requirements for meat are discriminatory to Canada and Mexico. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/wto-rejects-final-us-appeal-cool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/wto-rejects-final-us-appeal-cool#comments Latest News Meat Government Mon, 18 May 2015 16:48:00 +0000 518261 at http://supermarketnews.com Senators advocate year delay on menu labeling http://supermarketnews.com/government/senators-advocate-year-delay-menu-labeling <div class="node-body article-body">A group of 32 senators sent a letter to the FDA on Friday calling for a one-year delay on compliance with the menu labeling final rule in order to clarify who and what are covered by the rule. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/government/senators-advocate-year-delay-menu-labeling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/government/senators-advocate-year-delay-menu-labeling#comments Latest News Meals Government Mon, 18 May 2015 16:15:00 +0000 518251 at http://supermarketnews.com USDA verifies first non-GMO claim http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA has verified its first non-GMO claim under its Process Verified Program, according to a letter obtained by SN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/center-store/usda-verifies-first-non-gmo-claim#comments Latest News Government Center Store Speciality Food Marketing Institute Thu, 14 May 2015 17:05:00 +0000 518061 at http://supermarketnews.com Final USDA rule requires labeling for mechanically tenderized beef http://supermarketnews.com/meat/final-usda-rule-requires-labeling-mechanically-tenderized-beef <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service released a final rule Wednesday that requires the labeling of mechanically tenderized beef and the inclusion of cooking instructions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://supermarketnews.com/meat/final-usda-rule-requires-labeling-mechanically-tenderized-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://supermarketnews.com/meat/final-usda-rule-requires-labeling-mechanically-tenderized-beef#comments Latest News Meat Government Wed, 13 May 2015 15:17:00 +0000 517921 at http://supermarketnews.com California bill would protect grocery jobs, and union contract, after ownership change http://supermarketnews.com/california-bill-would-protect-grocery-jobs-and-union-contract-after-ownership-change <div class="node-body link-body">The Sacramento Business Journal reports that the lawmaker who successfully ran last year’s law mandating three days of paid sick leave for all California workers has introduced legislation that would guarantee grocery employees 90 days of job protection when a retail store changes ownership.</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/california-bill-would-protect-grocery-jobs-and-union-contract-after-ownership-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Recommended Reading Mon, 11 May 2015 17:05:00 +0000 517751 at http://supermarketnews.com Food industry groups appeal GMO law ruling http://supermarketnews.com/food-industry-groups-appeal-gmo-law-ruling <div class="node-body link-body">The Burlington Free Press reports that food industry groups suing state leaders will appeal the decision by a federal judge to deny blocking a Vermont law that would require the labeling of genetically modified food.</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/food-industry-groups-appeal-gmo-law-ruling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Recommended Reading Thu, 07 May 2015 18:17:00 +0000 517511 at http://supermarketnews.com County-by-county option for liquor sales in grocery stores advances in Kansas House http://supermarketnews.com/county-county-option-liquor-sales-grocery-stores-advances-kansas-house <div class="node-body link-body"><p>In an effort to jump-start a stalled proposal to expand alcoholic beverage sales in grocery, big-box and convenience stores, a House committee narrowly approved a bill to let counties vote on it. The Wichita Eagle reports.</p> </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/county-county-option-liquor-sales-grocery-stores-advances-kansas-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beverage Government Recommended Reading Wed, 06 May 2015 22:13:00 +0000 517461 at http://supermarketnews.com 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