Southeastern Grocers Settles With EPA for $4.2 Million

The Jacksonville, Fla.-based retailer and its subsidiaries have agreed to reduce emissions of potent ozone depleting gases from refrigeration equipment at 576 stores under a proposed settlement with the federal agency.


NACDS Honors H-E-B for Political Engagement

The trade group honored the San Antonio-based retailer during its Total Store Expo in Boston.

Analyst predicts announcement will be "the start of the process and not the conclusion."

The Lempert Report: American consumers want to support companies that promote similar social, political and environmental values as them.

Leslie Sarasin and other industry leaders urge Congress to pass the trade agreement, saying it would support consumers and the U.S. economy.

The measure aims to close a loophole that allows unqualified parties to automatically enroll in the program.

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue toured a California avocado grove as California Avocado Commission leadership spoke of labor and water management issues.

The move comes as several retailers and states have already adopted higher wages.

The association is asking for "clear and comprehensive" guidance.

The Lempert Report: California food producers are seeing a new barrage of notices around the revamped Prop 65 list of hazardous ingredients.

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