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CDC: Grocery Workers Should Be in Next Group to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

An advisory panel has endorsed the CDC recommendation that grocery workers, teachers and first responders be next in line for COVID-19 vaccine access.

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CGA CEO: In a 'Scary, Scary Time,' Hope for the Grocery Industry in 2021

California Grocers Association's Ronald Fong prides himself on being a coalition builder. Never has that role mattered more than this year.

Supermarkets were thrust into the spotlight amid a deadly national sickness.

The Lempert Report: The Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University has a new mentorship project designed to help food businesses and consumers struggling with the effects of COVID-19 in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Kenya, Nepal and Senegal.

The package, which still needs Congress approval, includes liability protection provision for retailers, as well as state and local funding.

The Lempert Report: A new study reveals that 1 in 4 food services and food retailers now view their companies as tech-forward early adopters, up from 1 in 8 prior to the pandemic.

The retailers evaluate store space, processes and staffing ahead of the eventual distribution of a vaccine.

Existing COVID-19 protocols would let meatpackers administer COVID-19 vaccinations "in an orderly and efficient fashion," meat groups say.

ACI Worldwide and PYMNTS.com study finds shoppers would leave their preferred grocer for another that offers contactless options. Plus, additional findings on preferred forms of payment and most popular delivery channels.

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court alleges that the retailer made an "enormous miscalculation" when ordering hand sanitizer to replenish shopped-down supply, leaving its manufacturer with millions of unsold units.

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