April 28, 2017
In the news today,
submitted an interim final rule to the White House Office of Management
and Budget on Thursday that signals a delay in the agency’s final menu
labeling rule, set to take effect on May 5. The move comes after
NACS and the National Grocers Association formally requested that the
FDA intervene prior to the deadline.
Wild Wings Inc. faces a sizable challenge in 2017 as it looks to
generate sales and traffic while protecting margins: Chicken wing costs.
The Minneapolis-based chicken-wing chain ended a streak of declining
same-store sales, with an increase of 0.5 percent at corporate
restaurants in the first quarter ended March 26. The company said its
Half-Price Wing Tuesdays drove “significant traffic” in the period.
big investor is calling on Whole Foods Market Inc. to explore a sale.
Mutual-fund manager Neuberger Berman, which owns a 2.7% stake in the
organic-grocery chain, sent a letter to the company's board this week
urging it to "immediately engage advisers" to review options, including
a sale or joint venture.
industry is moving to capitalize on the Trump administration's
anti-regulation agenda by seeking to delay or do away with Obama-era
rules governing the disclosure of calories, sugar, fiber and serving
size, according to petitions filed with the Food and Drug
Administration. In recent weeks, the National Association of
Convenience Stores, the National Grocers Association and the American
Bakers Association have cited the Trump administration's sweeping
regulatory rollbacks to argue for the suspension of far-reaching
Obama-era nutrition rules.
According to the new research report
Printing Market by Ingredient (Dough, Fruits and Vegetables, Proteins,
Sauces, Dairy Products, Carbohydrates), Vertical (Government,
Commercial, and Residential), and Geography - Global Forecast to 2025",
published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected to be valued at
USD 425.0 Million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 54.75% between 2018 and
Poultry Farms, a Farmerville, La. establishment, is recalling
approximately 131,880 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat breaded chicken
patty products that may be contaminated with foreign materials,
specifically plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food
Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
Bakery and Grocery, a Nashville, Tenn. retail firm, is recalling an
undetermined amount of ground beef products that may be adulterated with
E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety
and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
This week in retail: Grocers are gearing up for grilling. Circular
themes this week are largely centered around the "Get Grilling" theme,
with features for ribs, burgers, and barbeques placed strategically in
flyers. Buns, ketchup, cheese, and chips can all be found clustered
among grill-centric ad items, appealing to consumer excitement for
summer—despite being a month outside of the unofficial Memorial Day
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