Legislative Agenda
As the 2017 Legislative Session comes to a close, three days later than expected, the Florida Retail Federation (FRF) is celebrating several major accomplishments for retailers including the passage of a reduction in the business rent tax and 3-day sales tax holidays for back to school and disaster preparedness.
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The Checkout is the Florida Grocers Association's weekly newsletter that address current regulatory, education and legislative issues an opportunities that our industry faces.
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Screwworm
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of New World screwworm in Key deer from a wildlife refuge in Big Pine Key, Florida..
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Disaster
We are very pleased that our work with the Florida Legislature ultimately included provisions for a Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday during the 2017 session.
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FGA has once again teamed up with Comercio Competitivo to bring members this special course designed for Supermarket Managers who want to improve customer satisfaction and achieve operational excellence in order to retain and gain a loyal customer base.
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Meat Grinding
Food Saftey and Inspection Service - Protecting Public Health and Preventing Foodborne Illness
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Snap
Monthly distribution dates for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program increase from 15 to 28 days starting April 1; FRF’s success in supporting this legislation will lead to expanded food selection for consumers, and better inventory control for retailers..
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Regulatory Guide
FGA staff can answer your questions, and intervene on your behalf to help resolve issues with the agencies that license and inspect your business.
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Impact Report
FGA and FRF are the only retail trade groups in the Sunshine State focused exclusively on helping retailers - large and small - to operate successfully.
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Food Safety
Food safety education is a cornerstone of the FGA mission. We will compile helpful information on this page. You can click the feed icon to the page and all updates to this page will automatically show up in your reader..
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