Members-Only Digital Seminars

  • Emerging Issues in Sustainability (Part One)

    Sep 21, 2022
    7103D100000075.cover.Sustainability_1_cover_slideAs 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.
  • FDA Overview of Total Diet Study

    Aug 24, 2022
    FDA TDSRecently, 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.
  • FMI Briefing - Employer Issues with the Dobbs Decision

    Jul 21, 2022
    FMI BreifingThe 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.
  • FMI Briefing on CMS Proposed Rule Addressing Pharmacy DIR Fees

    Feb 09, 2022
    CMSThis 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 Informational Session on Apprenticeships/18-21 CDL pilot with U.S. Department of Labor & FASTPORT

    Feb 02, 2022
    Registered Apprenticeship OverviewFMI 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).
  • OSHA ETS Vaccine/Testing Compliance with Conn Maciel Carey, LLP

    Jan 04, 2022
    OSHAAs 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.
  • Labor and Employment Law in the Pandemic Age: Navigating Issues During These Unprecedented Times

    Oct 07, 2021
    GR WebinarThis 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.
  • An Expert's Guide to Reducing the Cost of Payments

    Apr 14, 2021
    Cost of PaymentsIn partnership with FMI, CMSPI – the leading retail payments consultancy - will explore the true impact of these trends on grocers and provide practical solutions on how to reduce costs.
  • Organized Labor Priorities in 2021

    Apr 09, 2021
    organized labor prioritiesLittler joined FMI on for a webinar focused on some of the most recent developments concerning organized labor groups in the new year.
  • Key Labor Priorities and Impacts in the New Administration

    Jan 27, 2021
    Littler webinarThis FMI webinar highlights some of the key labor priorities and initiatives expected under the new administration and Congress. 

  • FMI National HFC Phase Down Discussion with Hussmann

    Jan 14, 2021
    HussmanRon Shebik, Director of Government and Regulatory Affairs at Hussmann, outlines how the EPA will have the authority to establish a national refrigerant HFC phase down plan due to recently passed legislation and some of the considerations industry suppliers are discussing as a possible framework for EPA review.
  • FDA’s Food Traceability Proposed Rule – Summary of the proposed requirements

    Oct 22, 2020
    Traceability ruleThe FDA Proposed Traceability Rule published in the Federal Register on September 23, 2020. This webinar for members provides a detailed overview of the FDA proposed rule which is the latest FSMA rule. 
  • Immune Support Claims during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Oct 13, 2020

    Immune Support Claims This webinar presents an overview of the legal requirements to make immune support claims and will cover recent enforcement actions by the FTC, FDA, and state Attorney General, recent class action litigation, and provide practical tips for how to ensure your claims are supported.
  • The Food Retail Industry Speaks, What Are They Saying?

    Oct 07, 2020
    Speaks webinarThe Speaks 2020 webinar provides results of 2019 operations and financial benchmarks for food retailers and wholesalers, while also providing context to a challenging first few months of 2020.
  • Accelerating the Grocery Beer Category in the New COVID-19 Reality

    Jun 08, 2020
    Accelerating the Grocery Beer Category The beer category is a top category and outpacing many other categories in the store. Key considerations are addressed to appropriately prepare for the shifting consumer and shopper behavior and accelerate the growth of the category. 

  • Labor Organizing in the COVID-19 Environment

    Jun 05, 2020
    labor organizing in covid-19 environment Ogletree Deakins attorneys discuss how to positively reengage with employees and navigate an ever-changing and complex web of labor law requirements during the pandemic, all while meeting customers’ needs.
  • Overview of Workers' Compensation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Apr 24, 2020
    Workers Comp webinar One business concern that continues to evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic is that of workers’ compensation. Learn about the changing legal landscape in workers’ compensation and how these changes may impact business now and in the future.
  • Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act

    Dec 12, 2019
    CCPA WebinarDuane Pozza and Joan Stewart with the Wiley Rein law firm consider impacts of the The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and  discuss the latest changes to the law as we count down to the January 1, 2020,  effective date. 
  • From Plant-Based to Cell-Cultured: A Regulatory Update on Alternatives for Traditional Food Items

    Dec 11, 2019
    Plant based  to cell cultured webinar graphic The availability and popularity of plant-based alternatives to traditional food items such as meats and dairy products is continuing to grow. This webinar will highlight regulatory status at the state and federal levels; best practices for labeling these types of products; and a  look into what future regulation might look like for these products.
  • EPA’s Refrigerant Management Regulations

    Dec 06, 2019
    Refrigerant EPAThis webinar reviews EPA’s refrigerant management regulations.