Many grocery stores have made adjustments to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Some steps include changing the store hours and employees wearing latex gloves. In Marengo, Big G Food Store has for years delivered groceries to customers across Iowa County once a week. Now, the store is expanding those services. Read more »


ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program administered by the U.S. National Restaurant Association. During the COVID-19 pandemic, ServSafe and the National Restaurant Association are supporting food service workers by… Read more »

Food Handler Certification Food Safety


After days of contentious negotiations between congressional leaders and the White House, the Senate passed a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill 96–0 late last night to combat the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more »


NGA applauds the Senate for fixing the retail glitch, a drafting error in the TCJA that has significant impacts for independent retailers serving communities across the country. This fix comes at a critical time, as grocers throughout the country are making tremendous sacrifices serving customers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read more »


To show its gratitude during this historic time, Hy-Vee, Inc. is giving a front line employee appreciation bonus to all of its part-time and full-time store employees. The employees will receive a 10% bonus on all their hours worked from March 16 to April 12. Read more »


Leaders of the Consumer Brands Association and the American Bakers Association told Food Dive their members are rising to the challenge and see no shortages of the basics. Read more »


Hy-Vee, Inc. announced today that it has set a goal to raise $1 million to help local food banks restock their shelves during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read more »


As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing commitment to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the agency has issued … Read more »