Priority Issues

We work on legislative and regulatory policy issues that have a significant impact on the business operations of our food retailer and wholesaler member companies.
The supermarket industry employs

4.8 Million people 

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Top Priorities for the Food Industry

The following lists current priority legislative policies for the food industry related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click on an image to learn more.
Food Safety Leadership


The FMI Government Relations Committee reviews, formulates and recommends to the Public Affairs Committee the programs and positions necessary to represent the interests of grocery retailers and wholesalers before the federal and state governments. The Committee recommends priorities and directions for the maximum utilization of FMI's resources and assists in influencing and implementing government relations programs at the national and state levels.

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