SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot

By Patrick A. Kelley, SNAP Program Analyst This is an important announcement regarding the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Online Purchasing Pilot Request for Volunteers (RFV) published on September 15, 2016. The USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is pleased to announce that we have received confirmation that additional Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) Host Processors intend…

AFPD granted proclamations in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois for “We Card Program”

West Bloomfield, MI (September 19, 2016) – The Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers (AFPD) continues its support of the We Card Program by ensuring that its members do not sell controlled substances to minors.  This support was recognized by the governors of Michigan, Ohio and Illinois in their proclamations, which are given for service that…

Interpreting FDA’s New Tobacco Deeming Rules

NACS has created an updated memo for members to provide additional clarification on the final rule, which went into effect last month By NACS Online On August 8, the FDA’s final rule extending the agency’s regulatory authority to products such as e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah (waterpipe) and pipe tobacco, certain dissolvables, and nicotine gels, went into…