Topics: Food & Tobacco

FDA Delays Cigarette Packaging and Advertisement Effective Date

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an updated final rule on July 12 that delays the effective date for new graphic health warning requirements for cigarette packages and advertisements until July 13, 2022. More

FNS Launches SNAP Reminders for Authorized Retailers

The Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) issued a notice on June 30 to retailers authorized to accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formally known as food stamps, warning retailers against trafficking the benefits. More

FDA Publishes Premarket Tobacco Product Application List

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) posted on May 20 a list of electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products for which it has received a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) by the Sept. 9, 2020, deadline. The list includes more than 6 million products. More

7 Ways Truckstops and Travel Plazas Get Creative to Capture Grab-and-Go and Self-Serve Food Sales

7 Ways Truckstops and Travel Plazas Get Creative to Capture Grab-and-Go and Self-Serve Food Sales Members Only Join or Login

COVID-19 has changed restaurant and food sales, and companies had to quickly adjust. Those offering self-serve food options have had to pivot in many areas of the country depending on state and local ordinances. More

RaceTrac Chief Executive To Testify Before Congress on SNAP, Food Insecurity

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Sen. Durbin Urges FDA to Publish List of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Products

Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter on Oct. 16 to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging the agency to publish a list of electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products for which it has received a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA). Manufacturers of ENDS products were required to submit a PMTA to FDA by Sept. 9, 2020, to remain on the market. Without a publicly available list, retailers – including travel centers – will not know which products are legal for them to sell. More

FDA Proposes Food Traceability Rule

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing to establish additional “traceability recordkeeping requirements” for manufacturers, processors, and others for foods the Agency has designated for inclusion on the Food Traceability List. This will apply to retail food establishments and the proposal expressly includes convenience stores and non-grocery stores. More

FDA to Publish List of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Tobacco Policy issued a statement on Aug. 31 indicating the agency plans to publish a list of electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products for which it has received a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA). FDA’s announcement is a win for the travel center industry. Without a publicly available list, retailers – including travel centers – will not know which products are legal for them to sell. More

NATSO Urges FDA to Publish List on Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Products

NATSO joined a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Aug. 25 urging the agency to publish a list of electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products for which it has received a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA) by the Sept. 9, 2020, deadline. Without a publicly available list, retailers – including travel centers – will not know which products are legal for them to sell. More

 Food Offerings are Key in Professional Drivers’ Decisions on Where to Stop

Food Offerings are Key in Professional Drivers’ Decisions on Where to Stop

For professional drivers, food is often the thing that matters most for them when they are on the road. In a survey of 1,500 Check-Link drivers, more than half of respondents said a location’s food offerings, after fuel, are one of the most important things that drive their decisions on where to stop. More

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