21
Nov

Texas WIC Program Training and SNAP Update

Effective November 1, 2016, policy WV: 08.0 – WIC Vendor Training is being updated to reflect our new interactive style of educating vendors.    As part of the policy update, it is a now a requirement for authorized WIC Vendors to complete the WIC Vendor Online Training on a annual basis.  Please be advised, all of the […]

21
Nov

Looming Deadline: Small Businesses Prep for Overtime Rules

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners are rushing to get their companies — in particular their employees — ready for an upcoming change in overtime rules. With federal regulations that are expected to affect the paychecks of 4.2 million workers going into effect Dec. 1, human resources consultants say they’re seeing a surge in […]

21
Nov

NGA Credit/Debit Chip Card Transaction EMV Update

The National Grocers Association has developed a resource page for the Chip Card/EMV issue a majority of our retailers are still experiencing. Due to a lack of certification by third party software providers or certification by the financial services sector most aren’t EMV certified and they continue to experience record chargebacks of transactions coded as […]

21
Nov

Menu Labeling Update

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) has increased their efforts to get Congressional action to change the FDA menu labeling regulations this year. FMI is currently seeking House Member signatures on a letter to include the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act (H.R. 2017) in the year-end appropriations.  They are trying to limit distribution to only those House […]

21
Nov

Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration Draft Guidance for Industry

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has available a draft guidance for industry entitled “Questions and Answers Regarding Food Facility Registration (Seventh Edition):  Guidance for Industry.” The draft guidance contains 15 sections of a multi-section guide intended to provide updated information and answer frequently asked questions regarding FDA registration requirements. The 2016 Food Facility Registration biennial […]