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Plastic Bag Bans Gain Steam in 2019

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed a statewide ban, and Big Y announced plans to phase out single-use plastic bags by 2020.

Fresh Food

SNAP Processing Tech Gets More Complicated for Farmers Markets

The Lempert Report: A major provider pulled out of the business following exclusion by federal-appointed contractor.

The "Skip the Slip" bill could make digital the default unless a customer requests otherwise.

The Lempert Report: The companies have spent millions of dollars on the effort, according to The New York Times.

The Lempert Report: The FDA still does not have an official designation for the term.

New VP will serve as the trade association’s chief lobbyist and will manage all aspects of its advocacy efforts.

The controversial measure dinged sales at a Haverford location by 23%, Jeff Brown says.

The Lempert Report: Retailers can give a helping hand by putting pressure on the brands they sell.

The pending legislation bans EBT processing fees and includes new tools for retailers to help SNAP shoppers make healthier choices.

The Lempert Report: The FDA wants to start naming stores that sold certain contaminated products.