The Implications of NDI Denials for CBD in Food and Beverage

During a recent SFA Regulatory Update webinar, attorney Jeni Lamb Rogers of PSL Law Group, shared the latest federal regulation updates related to CBD in food and beverage and what it means for the future of the food industry. Recent Regulatory Events On December 20, 2018, Congress passed the Farm Bill, which legalized the lawful marketingRead More

Grant Program Established for LGBTQ+-Owned Restaurants

The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce and Grubhub have partnered to create a program that will award $2 million in grants to LGBTQ+-owned restaurant and bars. The funds were raised through Grubhub’s Donate the Change program, which enabled Grubhub and Seamless diners to opt-in, round up their order total, and donate the difference, with theRead More

NYC Passes Legislation to Improve Working Conditions for Delivery Workers

The New York City Council has passed a package of legislation that will set minimum pay and improve working conditions for delivery workers employed by app-based services including Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats, reports The New York Times. The moves places New York City, the largest food delivery market in the country, at the forefront ofRead More

SFA Blog: The Next Normal in Supply Chain Interactivity

COVID has impacted the specialty food industry for a substantial amount of time. In this SFA Blog post from Denise Purcell, vice president of content and education at the SFA, shares what members of the supply chain think of in person versus virtual meetings, the challenges of staying connected, and keeping on top of what’s movingRead More

Washington Football Team, Grubhub Partner

The Washington Football Team is partnering with Grubhub to expedite the ordering experience and payment process for in-stadium dining at FedExField in Landover, Maryland. Now, game attendees can place food orders with select vendors near their seats, pay directly through the Grubhub app, and pick up their orders through designated concession lanes. Approximately twenty vendorsRead More

Winter Fancy Food Show Moves to Vegas

The Specialty Food Association is relocating its Winter Fancy Food Show, which will take place February 6-8, to the Las Vegas Convention Center. “The Specialty Food Association continues to be focused on exploring new opportunities for our members, and safely continuing the growth of the $170.4 billion specialty food industry during the pandemic,” said BillRead More

Racial Equity Challenge Finalists Named

Ten finalists have been announced for W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Racial Equity 2030 Challenge which is awarding $90 million to help build and scale actionable transformative change in the systems and institutions that uphold racial inequities, according to the philanthropic foundation.  “The overwhelming response of this Challenge has demonstrated the urgency of racial equity in nearlyRead More

Vaccination Requirement to Take Effect in Seattle

King County, Washington, which includes the city of Seattle, has issued a public health order requiring verification of full vaccination or a negative COVID test to enter certain indoor and outdoor activities and establishments. The order, which goes into effect October 25, will apply to outdoor events with 500 or more people; indoor entertainment andRead More

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