Fair Food Pledge – SpartanNash

SpartanNash is proud to be the first food distributor in Michigan to sign Migrant Legal Aid’s Fair Food Pledge, affirming our commitment to fair labor practices for the state’s more than 94,000 migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. The Fair Food Pledge exemplifies SpartanNash’s commitment to corporate responsibility and upholding best-in-class standards for the treatment…

Food Retailers help feed Michigan’s Economy as Governor Snyder Declares Food Retailers Week

West Bloomfield, MI (September 21, 2016) — Did you know that the Food industry directly supports 198,000 full and part-time jobs along with an additional 75,000 indirect jobs?  The food industry also contributes a gross total of $24.8 billion to Michigan’s economy through its direct sales, indirect economic impact on other industries and employment.  These…

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

West Bloomfield, MI (September 19, 2016) – The Midwest Independent Retailers Association (MIRA) 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 increase…

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…