Policy/Regulatory

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Battle-Weary but Still Fighting, Independents Gather in Las Vegas

As the National Grocers Association met live for the time in 19 months, their members and its CEO were optimistic, competitive-minded, and ready to throw down.

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Federal Food Policy Needs More Focus on Most Vulnerable, Task Force Says

Food insecurity increased in 2020 in households with children and in Black, non-Hispanic households, the Bipartisan Policy Center's Food and Nutrition Security Task Force noted in its first report.

Leading retail and consumer-goods groups are seeking further guidance and assistance from the federal government in response to the announced mandate, which the Retail Industry Leaders Association called "a colossal undertaking."

In a Q&A, California Grocers Association President and CEO Ronald Fong discusses the lessons 2021 is teaching, and shares thoughts about what needs to happen to help grocers now.

SNAP benefits will increase by an average of $36.24 per person per month, the USDA announced, following updates to the department's 45-year-old Thrifty Food Plan.

An included provision that allows commercial drivers under the age of 21 to operate over state lines would help ease pressure on supply, the National Grocers Association says.

Joe Biden sign executive order that includes 72 initiatives by more than a dozen federal agencies—all aimed at promoting competition in the American economy.

On behalf of the association, Chris Jones urged the Federal Trade Commission to “level the playing field for the health of our economy and the health of our families.”

If passed, the bipartisan legislation would work to address the transparency and fairness of direct and indirect remuneration fees charged to pharmacies.

Amazon's agreements with third-party sellers are at the center of a new antitrust lawsuit that could have implications for rival Walmart and other online retailers.

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