Policy/Regulatory

Retail Foodservice

Walmart and Target add to the retail chorus pushing for swipe fee legislation

Nearly 1,700 merchants and hundreds of trade associations called on Congress this week to support a bipartisan bill that would add more competition to the credit card market.

Retail Foodservice

New York requiring ID to purchase whipped cream

The newly enforced state law seeks to prevent the abuse of cans as "whippets" by prohibiting their sale to customers under 21.

The NGA-ReposiTrak alliance creates opportunity to access technology, thought leadership and best practices on food waste, recalls and other issues.

The legislation directs the Federal Reserve to regulate four-party card systems.

The former tech policy adviser for the George W. Bush administration will discuss the shifting political landscape and the implications for business at NGA's October summit in Washington, D.C.

In a tweet, the FDA wrote: "The agency has determined that there are scientific issues unique to the Juul application that warrant additional review."

The USDA will provide nearly $1 billion in additional funding to schools to support the purchase of American-grown foods for their meal programs.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued an emergency stay temporarily blocking an FDA order that banned the sale of Juul e-cigarette products.

The president asks state and local governments to provide additional relief as gas prices hover around $5 a gallon on average nationally.

The USDA said its efforts will create more and better markets that will benefit both producers and consumers, as well as address longstanding issues intensified by the pandemic.

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