COVID-19 Concerns Spark Talks of Strikes Over Pay, Protection

As COVID-19 drives consumers to online shopping and grocery delivery, workers who help provide those services are asking for better protections and pay. Today...

Lucky’s Market Announces Results of Auction for 23 Stores

Niwot, CO—Lucky’s Market announced its auction results, with successful bids by 10 parties for 23 stores and its Distribution Center, totally approximately $29 million....

FDA Updates: Nutrition Labeling; Food Supply & Safety FAQs

Washington, D.C.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is providing temporary flexibility regarding nutrition labeling of certain packaged foods in an effort to better...

Fairway Sells Off Stores, Including 2 to Amazon

New York—Fairway Market’s plans to sell its stores is proceeding on track, according to Chain Store Age. Amazon has won leases in Paramus and...
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Salt May Inhibit Immune Function, Study Finds

Bonn, Germany—A high-salt diet can weaken the immune system, according to new research from the University of Bonn. The findings are in opposition to some...

FDA Resources: Food Safety & COVID-19

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. food supply remains safe for both people and animals, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assured in an announcment on March...

Mother’s Market & Kitchen Supports Struggling Local Businesses

Costa Mesa, CA—Mother's Market & Kitchen, WholeFoods Magazine's Retailer of the Year in 1996, announced that the company was initiating a fast-track, online process...

SPINS, Mercato Partner to Launch Attribute-Powered Online Grocery E-Commerce Solution

Chicago and San Diego–During the COVID-19 crisis and in this time of social distancing, it’s more important than ever for retailers of all sizes...
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Reports: Amazon Bidding on 4 Fairway Market Stores

New York, NY—Amazon is looking to buy a handful of supermarkets owned by NYC-based Fairway Market, according to the New York Post. The Post reports...

CRN Answers FAQs on COVID-19 Resource Page

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has developed a resource page featuring information on COVID-19: https://www.crnusa.org/COVID-19. Available resources include a COVID-19 FAQ sheet developed...