FDA is Moving Forward with Menu-Labeling

After numerous delays, Obama administration’s menu-labeling rule will proceed   By NACS Online On November 7th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance on the Obama administration’s menu labeling rule, “all but ensuring that the oft-delayed rule will finally take effect, nearly eight years after Congress initially called for it,” reports Politico. The…

Succession Planning and Real Estate

By Randall A. Denha, J.D., LL.M. Planning for a business succession – sale or transition of a business to new owners – is as important as planning for business formation or business operations. In our experience, however, planning for business succession is often not thoroughly thought through and done haphazardly. Real estate businesses such as…

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi: Changing Corporate Culture Is Not a ‘Feel-Good’ Project

By Sissi Cao // The Observer   “You cannot [only] be involved with the charity on weekends and run the business during the week,” Michael Milken, chairman of Milken Institute, summarized PepsiCo’s “performance with purpose” mantra during his interview with PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi at Milken Institute’s Future of Health Summit yesterday. Nooyi joined PepsiCo…

CareWorksComp Educational Opportunities

In keeping with the back-to-school season and doing new things, CareWorksComp has a few educational opportunities to share with you that we hope you will consider: a Risk Reduction Workshop, and Two Hour Group Safety Training classes. Information for these is included here, as well as some updates from our Safety and Unemployment Departments and…

Snap Retailer Rule Compliance Deadlines Approaching Fast

USDA will begin implementing some eligibility requirements for SNAP retailers beginning Monday, October 16th   By NACS Online   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) will begin implementing some of the eligibility requirements for retailers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) beginning on Monday, October 16, 2017. Those…

Fast-Casual Pizza Heats Up

Across the country, more restaurants are serving up unique pies in a quick environment   By NACS Online   A relatively young concept, fast-casual pizza is taking off, with affordable, dine-in pizzerias springing up all over the country, Eater reports. Pie Five, Pieology, MOD Pizza, Blaze and Martina all promise quick, fresh pizza made to…

Healthy Solutions

What are customers looking for in good-for-you snacks with healthy ingredients?   By NACS Online   Two years ago, organic product sales increased more than 10% year-over-year, nearly tripling the growth of the food market overall, according to the Organic Trade Association. Today, 75% of households now regularly purchase organic foods, especially in urban and…

Legislation for Year-Round High Ethanol Blends Stalls

The combined weight of several amendments under discussion ultimately sank the bill By NACS Online   Legislation that would allow year-round sales of higher ethanol blends will not move through the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee this year, after it attracted amendments that targeted major environmental laws, reports Politico. Committee Chairman John Barrasso…