Food Safety Video from MIRA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that food-borne illness kills about 3,000 Americans each year. How many of you—and your employees—are properly trained to work in a meat room, where small steps can make a big difference when it comes to food safety? MIRA has produced a sanitation education video focusing on food…

Swipe-Fee Trick or Treat?

A federal judge will give opponents of a proposed settlement on credit-card swipe fees until the end of the month to voice their opinions. At the same time, the judge said he is likely to give preliminary approval to the proposal, pending the feedback. U.S. District Court Judge John Gleeson on Wednesday said the pending…

The Potential of Pot

November 6 won’t be the first time citizens vote on the legalization of marijuana (California attempted to do so in 2010.), but with measures polling well in Colorado, Oregon and Washington State, Nov. 6 may well be the first time voters approve marijuana legalization. But what does marijuana legalization have to do with convenience store…

Take Action to Limit Online Gaming

U.S. Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and John Kyl (R-AZ) are advocating legislation that would limit Internet gambling. More importantly for retailers, the legislation would ban the online sale of instant-win lottery tickets. Several years ago, Congress took steps to limit the abuses of Internet gambling and to protect Americans from a rapid explosion of gambling…