Food price deflation has become a favorite media story, led by falling prices for meats and other proteins. This has been a challenge and a blessing for food retailers and will continue to be a challenge to earnings of food retailers.
Stores that capitalize on the latest trends to deliver convenient, restaurant-quality meals have an opportunity right now to capture consumers' food dollars from traditional foodservice
On May 20, 2016, FDA announced revisions to the Nutrition Facts Panel on food packages and updates to recommended serving sizes.
The Natural Resources Defense Council has teamed up with the Ad Council – the public service advertising agency that brought you Smokey Bear and Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk – to launch Save the Food, a nationwide public service campaign to reduce food waste. After over a year of research and development, the campaign launched in April 2016.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Wage and Hour Division, recently released a final rule to revise the overtime pay provisions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Final Rule, “Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees” updates the regulations governing which executive, administrative, and professional employees (commonly referred to as the “white collar” exemption) are entitled to overtime pay under the FLSA.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its final rule on the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food as part of the agency’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The rule establishes criteria and definitions that would apply in determining whether food is adulterated because it has been transported or offered for transport by a shipper, carrier by motor vehicle or rail vehicle, or a receiver engaged in the transportation of food. On Monday, April 18, FMI held a webinar on the final rule.
A discussion with United Egg Producers about cage free egg production for food retailers.
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