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FMI, NGA Laud Supreme Court's Block of Vaccine Mandate

The ruling will "help ensure the food industry is able to continue meeting our customers’ needs as efficiently and effectively as possible amid the ongoing supply chain and labor disruptions," FMI President and CEO Leslie Sarasin said.

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NGA CEO Greg Ferrara on Vaccine Mandates, Supply Chains and What's Next

Greg Ferrara discusses inflation, labor shortages, regulations and competitive challenges, which independent community grocers now face.

A sixth-generation family farmer shares what it was like having an audience with the President this month on the issue of supply-chain challenges and competition in the country's meat production industry.

Lawsuit against the Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer illegally disposed of toxic cleaning supplies, pesticides, confidential customer information and other materials at landfills not authorized to receive them.

The National Retail Federation said it will consider additional legal options, while the National Grocers Association's Robert Yeakel looks ahead to possible Supreme Court outcomes.

Unvaccinated nonunion workers will incur a $50 monthly health surcharge.

"Food and retail companies must use record profit margins to increase worker hourly pay and alleviate the impact of inflation," UFCW International President Mark Perrone wrote in a letter to grocery CEOs and other retailers.

Three years after the online modernization of SNAP began, some WIC participants in select states will have a chance to order groceries online.

FMI President and CEO Leslie Sarasin says the move "gives us additional time to seek clarity on elements of concern, including the availability of sufficient testing capacity and exemptions for workers with limited contact with others."

Asking retailers to work toward ETS compliance at the holidays "will only exacerbate ongoing labor challenges and worsen an already existing shortage of transport and supply-chain capacity," FMI's Sarasin says.

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