Members-Only Webinars

  • DIR Fees and Proposed Medicare Part D Rule

    Dec 19, 2018
     DIR GraphicExpert 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.
  • Food Labeling 101 for Retailers

    Dec 13, 2018
    Food Labeling Webinar graphicWebinar introduces the newly-updated resource, Food Labeling Guide for Retailers. 
  • Medical Cannabis, CBDs and the Role of Pharmacists

    Nov 07, 2018
    FMI-12092014_418-Edit_WEBThis webinar is about what pharmacies (and their pharmacists) should know about the current landscape of medical cannabis in the country.
  • 2018 Election Results and Next Steps for Policy

    Nov 07, 2018
    Election 2018FMI's Jennifer Hatcher leads a recap of the 2018 midterm elections and the policy implications upcoming for the remainder of this year, as well as the 116th Congress.
  • Proposed Credit Card Interchange Class Action Settlement

    Oct 31, 2018
    20171205-FMI-Store Shoot-1173r-LowResFMI webinar on the proposed credit card interchange class action case settlement lead by led by Doug Kantor, partner, Steptoe & Johnson. 

  • California Grocers Association State Issues Update for FMI Members

    Jun 05, 2018
    GR June 5 WebinarThis 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.
  • Proposed Rule – National Bioengineered Disclosure Standard

    May 10, 2018
    DNA pictureFMI's Dana Graber and Peter Matz provide a high level overview of the proposed rule and will begin our discussions with members on specific portions of the proposed rule on which we plan to comment. 
  • Menu Labeling Compliance

    Apr 19, 2018
    menu labelingFMI'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.
  • Compliance with New USDA Catfish Food Safety Regulations

    Oct 30, 2017
    catfishRepresentatives from USDA’s Food Safety Inspection Service outline the new food safety requirements for harvesting, processing and selling catfish, which became effective September 1, 2017.
  • The USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Grant Program

    Sep 06, 2017
    USDA Webinar ImageThe 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.
  • Border Adjustment Tax

    Feb 17, 2017
    Border Tax
    This webinar discusses the Border Adjustment Tax and takes a deeper look at how it could impact the food retail industry.  
  • FDA’s Revisions to the Nutrition Facts Panel

    Jul 21, 2016
    nutritionlabel2016On May 20, 2016, FDA announced revisions to the Nutrition Facts Panel on food packages and updates to recommended serving sizes.
  • Overview of the Department of Labor's Overtime Final Rule

    Jun 01, 2016
    Department of LaborThe 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.
  • FDA’s FSMA Final Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

    Apr 22, 2016
    FSMA Series: What Food Retailers Need To KnowThe 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.
  • Overview of FSMA Final Rule: Foreign Supplier Verification Programs

    Dec 03, 2015
    FSMA Series: What Food Retailers Need to KnowFDA 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. 
  • FDA Overview of Menu Labeling Draft Guidance

    Oct 14, 2015
    FMI-12092014_286_WEBFDA provides an overview of the Menu Labeling Draft Guidance including an outline of key components, general requirements and answers to some questions received. 
  • Chemical Regulatory Compliance

    Apr 22, 2015
    20151208-FMI-563-WEBThis webinar provides perspectives from retail, supplier and legal on how the current chemical regulatory compliance environment impacts retailers and their supply chain. 
  • FDA Overview of Menu Labeling Final Rule

    Feb 09, 2015
    20151208-FMI-065-WEBFDA provides an overview of the Menu Labeling Final Rule including definitions, requirements and next steps. 
  • FDA Menu Labeling: What Food Retailers Need to Know

    Dec 08, 2014
    20151208-FMI-067-WEBFMI's Regulatory Teams reviews the Menu Labeling Final Rule and highlights what food retailers need know.