FMI Welcomes U.S. Supreme Court Decision Pausing Implementation and Enforcement of OSHA COVID-19 Vaccine-Testing Mandate

January 14, 2022 FMI

FMI – The Food Industry Association applauded the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to pause the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for COVID-19 vaccination and testing for private businesses. FMI President and CEO Leslie G. Sarasin made the following statement welcoming the Supreme Court’s ruling:

NGA Praises SCOTUS Stay of Vaccine and Testing Mandate

January 14, 2022 National Grocers Association

On behalf of NGA members, the National Grocers Association supports the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court to suspend enforcement of the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) COVID-19 vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard. 

Deep Dive Into The Pandemic: Virginia Tech’s John Bovay Lays Out the Case For The Power of Data

John Bovay has become a fixture at The New York Produce Show and Conference presenting many thoughtful pieces. This year, his topic seemed perfect for The Global Trade Symposium, as, indeed, it turned out to be.

Meat Packers’ Profit Margins Jumped 300% During Pandemic – White House Economics Team

December 31, 2021 Andrea Shalal, Reuters

Four of the biggest meat-processing companies, using their market power in the highly consolidated U.S. market to drive up meat prices and underpay farmers, have tripled their own net profit margins since the pandemic started, White House economics advisers said.

AIB International: Let’s Put a Bow on 2021

December 20, 2021 AIB International

No doubt, 2021 has been a year of unique challenges for the entire food and beverage supply chain, including those of us in food safety. Despite the near-constant adversity many have faced, this year has also included numerous opportunities for us to raise the bar for food safety.