11 Jul

Federal Trade Commission to sue three largest PBMs

2024-07-11T13:41:24-07:00July 11th, 2024|Tags: , |

By Rebecca Pifer Source: Healthcare Dive The Federal Trade Commission is preparing to sue the three largest pharmacy benefit managers in the U.S. — CVS’ Caremark, Cigna’s Express Scripts and UnitedHealth’s Optum Rx — over how they negotiate prices for drugs with pharmaceutical manufacturers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The lawsuits [...]

10 Jul

The Pending Kroger–Albertsons Merger Could Fundamentally Change How Americans Grocery Shop

2024-07-11T09:46:14-07:00July 10th, 2024|Tags: |

By Andy Hirschfeld Source: Slate For many Americans, their wallets will help inform their vote this November. Specifically, how much they’re spending on groceries. A pending $25 billion merger between Kroger and Albertsons—two of the country’s largest grocery chains—would also drastically affect how Americans get their groceries. Combined, the company [...]

09 Jul

What Your Grocery Cart Says About You

2024-07-11T09:43:47-07:00July 9th, 2024|Tags: |

Source: The New York Times We combed through a month’s worth of receipts from more than two dozen people across the U.S. to better understand our relationship to the food we buy. We’ve all peeked into the cart next to ours in the checkout line and tried to piece together [...]

05 Jul

UFCW Members in Southern California Ratify Foods Co./ Food 4 Less Contract

2024-07-08T14:11:25-07:00July 5th, 2024|Tags: , , , , |

Source: UFCW 8.org UFCW members in Southern California have overwhelmingly voted to ratify the new three-year agreement with Foods Co. and Food 4 Less. We thank our members for taking the time to vote and making sure their voice is heard. The solidarity from the members of all Southern California [...]

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