FDA Delays Menu-Labeling Rule

White House signals a delay in the agency’s final menu-labeling rule, set to take effect on May 5th NACS Online On April 28th, the U.S Food and Drug Administration submitted an interim final rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget that signals a delay in the agency’s final menu-labeling rule, set to…

Michigan Summertime Low RVP Gasoline Restrictions

  By Craig A. VanBuren, Director // Michigan Dept. Agriculture & Rural Development Section 10d of the Motor Fuels Quality Act limits the vapor pressure (evaporative tendencies) of the gasoline sold or dispensed in Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties from June 1 through September 15 each year to not more than 7.0…

Prepared Foods Will Continue to Drive Growth

by Karl Smith/SVP-member value, Produce Marketing Association // the Shelby report Prepared meals in supermarkets have gone from an intriguing trend to a force to be reckoned with. Who is driving this trend? Millennials, of course. And they are driving it with gusto. According to the Food Marketing Institute’s “The Power of Fresh Prepared/Deli,” a survey of…

Central Grocers Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

By Kristen Cloud // The  Shelby Report Central Grocers Inc. on May 4 announced that the company and all of its subsidiaries have voluntarily elected to file for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The company said it intends to use this court-supervised process…