As consumers continue to demand that the food they purchase meets certain production and transparency criteria, there has been increased pressure for products to consider various factors and claims related to sustainability. These factors can range from compostability, recycling, and other sustainability claims to bans on certain materials such as BPA for PFAS.
Recently, the FDA released the agency's Total Diet Study (TDS) Report: Fiscal Years 2018-2020 Elements Data and associated data tables. The TDS is a tool the agency uses to help FDA prioritize food safety and nutrition efforts.
The Supreme Court Dobbs decision on abortion has raised many questions for employers and their ability to offer services to their employees. This briefing, conducted by the Groom Law Group, provided an overview of the Court's decision and what it means for employers and employees. Issues covered in the briefing included impacts to ERISA self-insured plans, rules around providing travel benefits, and possible state actions on access to services and employee benefits.
This FMI webinar featuring Jesse C. Dresser from Frier Levitt, will brief FMI members on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule that aims in part to address problems surrounding the hidden “clawback” fees known as pharmacy DIR fees, including how these fees are being used by PBMs with respect to pharmacies. The webinar will also discuss our plan for FMI’s written comments on the CMS proposal, due on March 7th 2022.
FMI has been engaging with the Biden-Harris Administration on implementation of the newly enacted DRIVE Safe pilot program, which creates 3,000 apprenticeship slots for 18-21 year olds seeking a commercial driver’s license (CDL).
As part of FMI's commitment to keep members up to date on new and evolving government regulations, Eric J. Conn and Beeta B. Lashkari join the FMI GR team to discuss the latest on the 8 Core requirements of OSHA’s COVID-19 vaccination, testing, and face coverings ETS, new compliance deadlines, status of legal challenges, and new guidance/FAQs about the ETS Issued by OSHA/CDC.
It seems like every day there’s a new article about the challenge in finding and keeping good employees. Admittedly it’s bleak out there. But all is not hopeless with regard to finding and keeping employees today. In this session, we will share examples of what you can do NOW with your current resources to find, keep, and motivate employees!
This session will cover key labor and employment considerations during the pandemic, including issues related to remote work, mandatory vaccination policies, the impact on union organizing campaigns, representation elections, and labor negotiations.
This session will demonstrate how to better manage the FLOW of shoppers from the entrance of the store to the checkout, and how to control their FOCUS on items we want to sell, in the optimum order we would like to sell them.
As we begin to anticipate, yearn, and prepare for the day when the COVID-19 pandemic does not dominate the horizon, an area where FMI is predicting an increase in consumer interest is regarding social justice issues and food.
As we begin to anticipate, yearn, and prepare for the day when the COVID-19 pandemic does not dominate the horizon, an area where FMI is predicting an increase in consumer interest is regarding social justice issues and food. We anticipate accelerated attention being given to food waste reduction, fair labor practices, food as medicine, animal welfare concerns and equal access to healthy food.
To Harold Lloyd, the three most important positions in a supermarket are: 1. The Store Manager. That’s easy to understand. 2. The Front End Manager. OK, I guess. 3. The Back Door Receiver. Wait. What? That’s right! No one else in the store has more impact on the store’s bottom line than these three people.