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  • From Customer to Partner
    Shoppers are on a quest to become more deeply connected to the food experience, and the retailer is a vital part of facilitating that connection – not just by providing the product, but also by providing the surrounding story about the product.
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  • Watching a Good Idea Become a Reality
    The Trading Partner Alliance’s Product Code Date Labeling initiative took a big step into the real world with the publication of two documents: Product Code Date Labeling: Crucial Initiative to Reduce Consumer Confusion and an implementation guide for manufacturers and retailers.
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  • The Right Ingredient to Any Family Meal this September: Food Safety
    In my dual professional role as a food safety practitioner and a registered dietitian, I happen to have two passions that coalesce in September: our FMI Foundation campaign that encourages households to enjoy one more meal each week together using items from the grocery store, National Family Meals Month™, in addition to September’s annual focus on consumer food safety awareness.
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  • Food Safety and Family Meals Go Together
    September isn’t just National Family Meals Month™ (NFMM). It’s also National Food Safety Education Month, the period every year when the Partnership for Food Safety Education (PFSE) devotes as many resources as it can to getting its message out about what families can do to reduce their risk of food poisoning.
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  • Help Your Employees Participate in Our Democracy
    It’s also important for food retailers and their employees to participate in the wider community, the one that stretches farther than the local neighborhood and encompasses the entire nation. A recent study conducted by BIPAC revealed that 52 percent of those who got information from their employer said it lead them to register to vote
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  • Grocery Workforce: Old-World-Meets-New
    The author of the book, a sociology professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the City University of New York Graduate Center, explained that these jobs are driven by, “Millennials [who] are drawn to these occupations, in part, as a reaction to ‘the ephemerality of the digital age.’” Or, as I see it, a return to what’s familiar and tangible. Importantly, the author quoted in the story ...
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  • Families Look to Grocers for Help with Easy, Nutritious Meals
    Despite these changes, one thing remains the same—families want to eat meals together. Seventy-one percent of parents say that ideally, they would like to eat dinner with their children every single night (Shopping for Health, FMI, 2016). Unfortunately, families succeed only half the time (U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017, FMI).
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  • Marking Pivotal Anniversaries in Food Safety
    We’re celebrating a paper anniversary of the compliance date of two of seven major rules that significantly impact the way our supply chain does business: the FSMA Preventive Controls Rule for Human and Animal Foods rules bolster the long-term investment in FSMA among our companies.
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  • BBQ and National Family Meals Month: A Perfect Pair
    As the barbecue team continues to travel around and cook contests across the country, we often spend time with our “barbecue family.” Our local association, the Mid-Atlantic BBQ Association, has chosen to support National Family Meals Month by posting meals they prepare at contests with the hashtags #FamilyMealsMonth and #MABA, encouraging families to have one more meal at home per week, but also ...
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  • The Future of Government Relationships
    FMI’s government relations experts have decades of government and industry experience that we tap every day to educate policymakers on the potential impact of policy decisions on our members’ businesses, customers and communities.
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  • Family Meals Fuel Better Nutrition
    As a Registered Dietitian, I believe that one of the best health promotion messages is to simply encourage family meals. Consumers tell us that they would like to eat healthier, but also say that nutrition advice is confusing. As a result, the nutrition community is always looking for ways to simplify the messages and to encourage positive eating behaviors.
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  • September is We Card Awareness Month
    September is We Card Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to train or re-train employees and raise awareness of the FDA regulations and state law compliance on the sale of tobacco.
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  • Photo Friday: Oregon Dairy
    Lucas Darnell, director of member relations and advocacy for the eastern region of FMI, visited with Jon Hurst, kitchen manager, and Curvin Hurst, owner, of Oregon Dairy in Lititz, Pennsylvania.
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  • Supermarkets Can Offer Health in Every Aisle
    Today many food retailers see their mission to be a key partner in health and wellness in the communities they serve. This vison is backed by FMI’s U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends 2017 research that 45 percent of consumers perceive their primary food store as being an ally to help them achieve their wellness needs.
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  • Telling the Story of Sustainability in Food Retail
    Consumers want to know this fact – they want to feel like the store where they shop and where they get their favorite things shares their broader values. But they want to see behind the numbers to what these efforts really mean. Data is always impressive, but how food retailers tell the story of sustainability to consumers matters more than ever.
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  • Submit your Nomination Today for the FMI Food Safety Innovation Award
    The FMI Food Safety Innovation Award is presented annually in conjunction with the International Food Protection Training Institute (IFPTI) to a company or organization for demonstrating a commitment to the advancement of food protection through performance, practice, creation, sustainment, or leadership.

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