CareWorksComp September Newsletter

Children are back in school and the Ohio corn fields are full and tall. I actually saw Halloween decorations in the store the other day. Can’t summer just last a little bit longer?   9/30/2018 is your Experience “snapshot” for the upcoming 7/1/2019 Rate Year: One of the most important dates this month is September…

Consumers Are Souring on Added Sugar

Additional sugar on ingredient lists can have a negative impact on purchasing decisions, shoppers say By NACS Online   Consumers say that listing added sugars on the upcoming new Nutrition Facts Label would impact their purchase decisions, according to a survey by Ingredion Inc., an ingredient provider based in Westchester, Illinois, and reported by Food Business…

Pennsylvania’s Skimming Law in Effect

The law criminalizes the act of placing skimming or scanning devices on ATMs and gas pumps By NACS Online   Pennsylvania’s new law that criminalizes putting scanning or skimming devices on ATMs and fuel pumps is now in effect, Land Line Magazinereports. The previous regulation made it hard for prosecutors to charge individuals who are…

Legislature Approves Bill That Would Make California 1st State to Restrict Plastic Straws at Restaurants

By the Los Angeles Times   California is poised to become the first state to restrict the distribution of plastic straws at restaurants under a bill approved Thursday by lawmakers, capturing the attention of environmentalists nationwide who hope the idea, like many with origins in the Golden State, will spread across the nation. The legislation, which would…

Grocers Lower Costs by Reducing Carbon Footprint

LED lighting and thermal energy storage are the newest green energy solutions for grocers By NACS Online According to FoodDive, grocers and retailers quickly are realizing the benefits of green energy solutions that trim costs, reduce their carbon footprint and improve the customer experience. Walmart says it reduced costs by more than $100 million by…