Policy/Regulatory

Industry Partners

FMI Lauds Introduction of Pharmacy DIR Reform Bill

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

Retailers

Amazon Illegally Controls Seller Prices, D.C. Antitrust Suit Claims

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.

The group aims to improve access to healthy foods and diet quality for all Americans at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic brought to light the need to reduce food insecurity in the U.S.

President Joe Biden signed into law the FASTER Act, which requires that sesame be labeled as an allergen on packaged foods by Jan. 1, 2023.

VP Kamala Harris will chair the group that will look for ways to make it easier for workers, including marginalized workers such as women and people of color, to organize.

The annual “Day in Washington” serves as an opening day for the food industry trade group to educate legislative members on the issues affecting the grocery industry.

FMI–The Food Industry and the National Grocers Association advocate for key policy issues, including maintaining a tax code that is fair and provides certainty, as well as reforms to the U.S. card payments system.

In wake of the National Grocers Association's challenge to Congress to restore competition to the grocery sector, experts offer their perspectives to WGB on the efficacy of antitrust laws.

When it comes to policy affecting agriculture and food retailers, expect a greater focus on combating food insecurity and addressing food deserts, NPR's senior Washington editor says.

The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, identified as a top legislative priority for United Fresh this year, heads again to the Senate.

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