There’s green to be had for food brands looking to cash in on the green rush — but that’s only if they can navigate the complicated and strict regulations surrounding cannabis.
During last week’s National Association of Convenience Stores Show (NACS) 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, a panel evaluated the implications of a Trump-led White House for the industry, separating policy changes into “the good and the bad and the unknown.” Here’s how the panelists think Donald Trump’s presidency has shaped the convenience channel thus far.
Earlier this month, State Senator Bob Wieckowski, a Democrat, introduced California SB 504, a bill that would require warning labels on all food containing synthetic dyes, including those sold in restaurants. It’s an issue that may cause food manufacturers to reconsider their use of synthetic colors not just in California, but nationwide.
During a public meeting on March 9, the agency was urged to consider both nutrient content and food type when defining the term ‘healthy” on labels. The FDA will consider all comments and written submissions during this public comment period to decide how best to update its guidelines.
The Sugar Association, Inc., has named nutrition scientist Courtney Gaine, Ph.D., R.D., to lead the organization as chief executive officer and hired two key staff members to help carry out its updated mission with a focus on science and transparency, said Chairman of the Board Brian O’Malley.
More than 500 organic stakeholders across 45 states weighed in on issues they see as critical to the organic sector as part of a comprehensive farm bill survey conducted by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) in the lead up to Congress beginning debate on the 2018 Farm Bill.
More than 100 retailers, associations and brands joined forces Wednesday to push back against President Donald Trump’s proposed Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). Americans for Affordable Products (AAP) has the backing among food and beverage giants like Walmart, Target, BJ’s Wholesale, QVC, Brea Bakery, the National Grocers Association, the American Beverage Licensees and the National Retail Federation.
Keeping dairy in the barnyard rather than out among the crops, the proposed bill, the Dairy Pride Act, declares that dairy foods should be made from the secretions of hoofed animals only.
Here’s how brands and manufacturers, retailers, and entrepreneurs fit into the city’s vision for a more “inclusive, healthy, vibrant and resilient” Denver.