CareWorks: Ohio Enrollment packets due soon!

The deadline to enroll in the Midwest Independent Retailers Association (formerly The Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers) workers’ compensation group program is just around the corner! Make sure you choose our program administered by CareWorks Comp. Your organization requested a quote, and enrollment paperwork was sent to you for our traditional group rating and/or group…

Announcing Michigan Good Food Fund’s Catalytic Investment Awards

Could your good food business use an investment?  The Michigan Good Food Fund is excited to announce a new round of Catalytic Investment Awards designed to help mission-drive good food entrepreneurs take their businesses to the next level, including preparing for financing. Five Michigan businesses that are increasing healthy food access will be selected. $250,000 in awards will be…

Statement on consumer warning to stop using THC vaping products amid ongoing investigation into lung illnesses

By Food and Drug Administration, Acting Commissioner Norman E. “Ned” Sharpless MD  //  October 04, 2019 Over the past several weeks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been working tirelessly along with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal, state and local partners to investigate the distressing incidents of…

DTE Energy: Tips for Avoiding Utility Fraud

Unfortunately, both residential and business customers are occasionally targeted by scam artists. Here are some precautions to help protect your account. DTE Energy strives to help all our customers have dependable, trouble-free service. If you suspect you may be the target of utility fraud, contact us immediately at 800.477.4747. You’ll be protecting yourself and helping…

Coca-Cola to Debut Energy Drink in U.S. Next Year 

The beverage company has scheduled the launch of Coca-Cola Energy for January By NACS Online  //  October 04, 2019 ATLANTA—The Coca-Cola Company will bring its Coca-Cola Energy to American shores in January 2020, the Atlanta Business Journal reports. The drink is already on the shelves in 25 nations across Scandinavia, Europe and Australia. The delay in launching…

FDA Dashboard Will Track Food Safety

New tool evaluates success of government’s safety efforts By NACS Online // October 03, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C.—This week, the FDA launched a dashboard, which the agency will use to post metrics relating to implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) law, reports Food Safety News. Written by Ned Sharpless, FDA acting commissioner of foods and…

Equal Pay Act Now in Effect in Illinois

Offending employers can be fined for violations By NACS Online // October 01, 2019 SPRINGFIELD, Ill.—Amendments to Illinois’ Equal Pay Act went into effect on Sunday, Sept. 29, leaving employers little time to adjust their hiring practices, reports the National Law Review. Under the amended EPA, employers and employment agencies may not: Screen applicants based on their current…