The Consumer Affairs Department helps member companies in developing policies and programs on consumer issues and trends. These include areas such as consumer lifestyles, nutrition, health and wellness, and food safety. FMI members may subscribe to receive updates about current events and issues effecting the food retail industry.
Consumer Affairs Webinars
See our archive of consumer affair webinars on a variety of topics from animal welfare to consumer insights. Consumer Affairs Webinars
The Food Marketing Institute has long supported U.S. food retailers through annual surveys of shopper behaviors and attitudes, providing consistent metrics to evaluate the changing market landscape. This year, FMI worked with the Hartman Group to supplement our U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends research perspective with a cultural lens, interviewing Americans in their homes and while shopping, and drawing upon ethnographic research into U.S. food consumption and consumers.
Photo Friday: Store Visit to Foods Etc. in Clearlake California
Embracing a New Wave of Information Technology
The Journey of an Imperfectly Perfect Bill
Are You Ready for September National Family Meals Month?
See all of FMI's Board approved policy statements related to consumer affairs issues and other food retail industry topics. Learn More
» Facts & Figures
FMI: House Vote on GMO Bill is a Vote for Consumer Confidence
FMI Statement on Senate Passage of the Biotechnology Labeling Bill
FMI Commends Senate for Moving Forward on the Biotechnology Labeling Bill
FMI Supports Senate Procedural Vote for Roberts-Stabenow Agreement on GMO Labeling
Food Industry Taskforce Releases Tools to Address On-Shelf Availability
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