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Fine-Tuning Underway for VT GMO Labeling Law Fine-Tuning Underway for VT GMO Labeling Law

Lawmakers are addressing the details of Vermont's GMO food-labeling law through a series of public hearings.

SBA Underperforming in Disaster Assistance Programs SBA Underperforming in Disaster Assistance Programs

The U.S. Government Accountability Office is pushing the Small Business Administration to fix its efficiency problem.

Groupon Introduces Personalized Merchant Pages Groupon Introduces Personalized Merchant Pages

Groupon has launched a new listing tool for merchants called Pages, which allows businesses to create and manage a business profile to highlight unique features and customer ratings and tips.

New Website Helps NJ Small Businesses Assist Uninsured Workers New Website Helps NJ Small Businesses Assist Uninsured Workers

If a small business can't provide health insurance to all of its employees, it can now help those workers in another way.

10 Tips for Buying (and Selling) Olive Oil 10 Tips for Buying (and Selling) Olive Oil

In an industry increasingly fraught with fraud and poor quality, know what to look for to guarantee the best product for your customers.

CA Foie Gras Ban to Remain in Effect CA Foie Gras Ban to Remain in Effect

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld California's ban on foie gras.

National Grocers Association Partners with Produce Group for Health Education National Grocers Association Partners with Produce Group for Health Education

The Produce for Better Health Foundation and National Grocers Association are teaming up to boost education and resources of supermarket dietitians within independent and small retail chains and wholesale grocers.

Google Expands Same-Day Delivery Service Google Expands Same-Day Delivery Service

Google is expanding its same-day delivery service, renamed Google Express, to Washington, D.C., Boston, and Chicago.

NJ Assembly Committee Approves GMO Labeling Bill NJ Assembly Committee Approves GMO Labeling Bill

A committee in the New Jersey Assembly approved a bill that would require labeling for foods containing geneticall modified organisms.

Specialty Food Industry Celebrates Embrace Hunger Relief Day Specialty Food Industry Celebrates Embrace Hunger Relief Day

Friday marked the first-ever Embrace Hunger Relief Day, a day dedicated to recognizing, celebrating, and supporting hunger relief efforts in the U.S.

Amazon to Open NYC Store for the Holidays Amazon to Open NYC Store for the Holidays

Amazon.com will open a brick-and-mortar store for the holiday shopping season on Manhattan's West 34th Street, a prime Midtown tourist area that last year drew 4.3 million visitors.

Embrace Hunger Relief Day Kicks Off with Volunteer Events Across the US Embrace Hunger Relief Day Kicks Off with Volunteer Events Across the US

Specialty food communities around the country are volunteering today to promote hunger relief and food recovery efforts. Share how you embrace hunger relief with the hashtag #EHRD.

GMO Labeling to Appear on Nov. Ballots in CO, OR GMO Labeling to Appear on Nov. Ballots in CO, OR

Voters in Colorado and Oregon will decide this fall whether or not they want labels on foods containing genetically modified ingredients.

Minneapolis Grocers Face Stricter Regulations Minneapolis Grocers Face Stricter Regulations

Six years after Minneapolis became the first city in the United States to require small shops to stock healthy foods, government officials are advancing the effort.

Sugary Drinks Tax Up for Vote in Two CA Cities Sugary Drinks Tax Up for Vote in Two CA Cities

Voters in San Francisco and Berkeley, Calif., will decide on a per-ounce tax for sugary drinks in November.

USDA Launches Online Local Food Directories USDA Launches Online Local Food Directories

Consumers can now easily find their local farmers markets and food hubs thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's new Local Food Directories.

The Plight of the Honeybee The Plight of the Honeybee

If bees continue to die at the current rate, about one in three bites of food you take could be affected. The risks go far beyond honey and fruit supply, and several groups are taking action—but research is still lacking in answers. Learn the latest ...

Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Signed into Law in CA Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Signed into Law in CA

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 30 signed into law the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.

New Grocery Delivery Platform Puts Service into Merchants' Hands New Grocery Delivery Platform Puts Service into Merchants' Hands

Grocery delivery services are blowing up this year, with services like Instacart giving shoppers added convenience, and giving retailers loyal customers.

PayPal to Separate from eBay, Go Public PayPal to Separate from eBay, Go Public

After a strategic review, eBay, Inc.'s board of directors approved a spin-off of PayPal into a publically traded company.

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