Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of April 16-30, retailers worked towards their sustainability goals by announcing recycling initiatives, hosting sustainability summits, and revealing plans to eliminate plastic bags, and New York State published its traceability guidance.
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Here is our bi-weekly roundup of the latest food industry news. In the weeks of April 1-15, sustainability remained top of mind for grocery retailers as they increased their efforts in this area. FMI released the first of six reports analyzing shopper trends, and new leadership and committee nominations were announced by the USDA and CA LGMA.