The Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages & Lottery Operations and Pine State Spirits announces Maine Spirits Statewide Campaign Strategy a new branding campaign for spirits sold at Agency Stores.
The Maine Department of Labor notified MGFPA that major changes to federal OSHA recordkeeping rules will go into effect on January 1, 2015. Some of our members may now be required to record occupational injuries and illnesses using the appropriate forms: the 300, 300A, and 301. This would depend on that business’ type of work identified by the business’s North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code.
Just two days before Thanksgiving, the FDA announced its final “menu labeling” rules. Who knew a simple five-word clause in the 3,000 page Affordable Care Act to expand chain restaurant menu labeling rules to grocery stores could potentially be one of the most costly and burdensome regulations to impact the grocery industry. Never mind that Congress had no intention of sweeping grocery and convenience stores into the mix in the first place.
Mark Your Calendar – Food For Thought Forum – April 22, 2015 at the Augusta Bangor Savings Bank. Governor LePage will join us to speak about his tax reform and relief proposal. Don’t miss this day of business to business networking and information exchange. Members receive discounted registration. Not a member, join today to receive this member only discount and so much more!
The Maine Legal Holiday Calendar for 2015 is now available. Grocers and supermarket operators please note the sales restrictions.