Expert legal counsel from the law firm Quarles and Brady introduce and discuss what food retailers need to know about the proposed rule, as well as tips for crafting the DIR fee contract language with pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in a favorable manner.
This California legislative, regulatory and ballot initiative update by Ron Fong, President and CEO of California Grocers Association (CGA) will answer your questions about pending ballot initiatives and those potential ballots that are still collecting signatures.
FMI's chief regulatory officer, Stephanie Barnes, explains the requirements of the regulation and highlights FMI's compliance materials available to help members implement the regulation in their stores for the May 7th compliance date.
The Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Grant Program supports projects to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables among low-income consumers participating in SNAP by providing incentives at the point of purchase.
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.
FDA released its final rule on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs as part of the agency’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The rule requires that all importers establish programs to verify that foods imported into the U.S. are produced in compliance with certain U.S. food safety standards. FMI's regulatory counsel Stephanie Barnes hosted a members-only webinar to provide FMI members with an overview of the rule’s requirements, the impact on the food retail and wholesale industry and what provisions changed since the release of the supplemental proposed rule in 2014.