FDA and CDC Provide Update on E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce

FDA and CDC have posted updates for the E. coli O157:H7 outbreak linked to romaine lettuce harvested in Salinas, California. FDA and states continues to investigate the cause of this outbreak.  FDA immediately sent investigators to three farms identified in the traceback investigation.  Investigators have sampled soil, animal droppings, compost, water and other environmental sources.  These samples along with other information collected…

FDA Raises Health Concerns Regarding CBD

The agency issues warnings to consumers and manufacturers By NACS Online // December 02, 2019 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently updated its position on CBD, saying that the cannabis derivative may have the potential to harm users, reports Marketwatch. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is derived from the cannabis plant and is believed to be nonintoxicating.…

State liquor distributor resets delivery orders this week to improve system operation 

Lansing, Mich. – Republic National Distributing Company (RNDC), one of Michigan’s major distribution agents handling liquor and wine warehousing and delivery to local retailers, announced that customers with standard delivery dates of Wednesday, Nov. 13, Thursday Nov. 14 and Friday Nov. 15 will not receive their orders. Those customers will need to reorder on their usual…

Trump Pursues Federal E-Cigarette Age Hike

The White House aims to raise the age to purchase electronic cigarettes from 18 to 21 By NACS Online // November 11, 2019 WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump Friday announced that his administration will pursue raising the federal minimum age to purchase electronic cigarettes from 18 to 21 as a way to combat youth vaping, reports AP News.…