Announcing the 2014 PFMA Annual Conference
The Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association invites you to join us at the Omni Bedford Springs Resort, June 9-10, 2014, as we celebrate our history...and work for a successful future.
Make plans now. You'll want to bring your family to enjoy this fabulous vacation destination with tons of activities, including an award winning spa, golf course, pools, fishing and outdoor adventures.
Sponsorships for this fun, educational and networking event are now being accepted.
PFMA Praises Governor Corbett's Action on SNAP
Governor Corbett has committed to increase federal energy aid from $1 to $20, which will preserve $3 billion in SNAP benefits over the next decade.
Corbett Administration Announces $8 Million
in Alternative Fuel Vehicle Incentive Grants
The grants will be available March 1 to purchase or convert alternative fuel vehicles.
Philadelphia Supermarkets To Be Recognized
for Healthy Initiatives
Apply now for recognition on your healthy supermarket initiatives.
Register Now for The Affordable Care Act Webinar
Rhoads & Sinon LLP will present a webinar focusing on the Affordable Care Act, Thursday, March 13 from 2 to 3 p.m.
The 2014 Calendar and Vacation Planner Are Available to Download
XEROX SNAP EBT Retailer Policy & Procedures Manual - Pennsylvania
Xerox has designed the SNAP EBT Retailer Policy and Procedures Manual for Pennsylvania food retailers to provide the information needed to understand and participate in the EBT Program.
Study: Retail Ads for Tobacco Products & Sugary Beverages in Philadelphia
National Associations Applaud Courtís Decision to Reject Swipe Fee Rules
U.S. District Judge Leon rules that the Fed did not have the authority to institute a 21-cent cap on debit-card transactions. Read more
Is a Ban on Plastic Bags Responsible for an Increase in Shoplifting?
Dain Fitzgerald, staff writer for Politix, says there is evidence from across the country. Learn more
Corbett's asset test finds little abuse in $2.6 billion food stamp program
Reinstituted test examines applicants' personal wealth and income to determine eligibility...
Liquor Reform in Pennsylvania Still Brewing
Free My Beer campaign urges consumers to push for historic change in beer laws...
PFMA Submits Written Testimony to Senate Hearing focusing on Retailing & Alcohol Sales Privatization
PFMA was not invited to testify at the committee hearing, but its members wanted to ensure that key points regarding HB 790 were relayed to the Senate.
Food Safety Information
Do You Need Recall Information?
Get updates on the latest recalls...
Which Agency To Contact During A Food Tampering Incident
In 2008 there were a number of food tampering incidents that took place in Pennsylvania. In each case there was confusion as to which agency to contact to report an incident...
PFMA/PCSC Announce Energy Provider Endorsement
We have selected an energy provider to help save you money on electricity as the rate caps expire.
WIC Program Information
Quarterly WIC Maximum Allowable Prices
Prices effective January 1 - March 31, 2014.
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