Policy/Regulatory

Industry Partners

NGA Opposes Push for $15 Federal Minimum Wage

While proponents of raising the pay threshold argue it would lift workers out of poverty, the National Grocers Association says it would harm small businesses and the Congressional Budget Office says it could cost 1.4 million Americans their jobs.

Retailers

Walmart Says it Will Appeal Dismissal of Its Lawsuit in Opioid Dispute

A Texas district court judge dismissed Walmart's lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency.

The Lempert Report: Changes include more federal food assistance, restoring school food standards and strengthening GMO labels.

In an executive order, the president also asks the U.S. Department of Agriculture to reassess the Thrifty Food Plan, the basis for determining SNAP; FMI and NGA commend president for his quick action to address food insecurity.

Association expresses it looks forward to working with the new administration as it offers details on issues such as employee tax relief, liability protection, SNAP assistance and minimum wage.

Among the groups condemning the violence, Business Roundtable calls out "danger to our democracy, our society and our economy."

The virtual meet-and-greet series looks to highlight critical issues and priorities for United Fresh member companies.

New guidelines urge consumers to "Make Every Bite Count."

The retailer says it “takes food safety very seriously” and will work with the agency to ensure it meets food safety requirements.

Limited liability protections were reportedly dropped by Republican lawmakers in exchange for Democrats ceding a demand that funding be earmarked by the agreement for financially strapped state and local governments.

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