Washington puts Kroger-Albertsons merger on ice

The Federal Trade Commission sues to stop the grocery mega-merger, arguing it would be bad for consumers and workers. White House unveils more food-related commitments. Congress still fumbling for a funding deal. Consumer Brands Association scoops up new members.

A close up image of an iphone home screen showing two apps: Albertsons and Kroger.

Happy Tuesday and welcome to Food Fix! I’m speaking at the D.C. section of IFT’s Food Policy Impact meeting in Washington this afternoon. If you’re attending, be sure to say hi! 

Popular in Food Fix: The most popular link last week was the web version of Tuesday’s newsletter on the possible inclusion of SNAP restrictions in a spending deal (if a deal ever happens). It’s a good reminder that you can always read editions online if you’d prefer to hop out of your email! 

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