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IOWA CITY, IA (November 21, 2013) – Today, National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) is pleased to congratulate Robynn Shrader, chief executive officer of NCGA, who was elected president of Consumer Co-operatives Worldwide (CCW). CCW is a sectoral organization within the International Cooperative Alliance that provides a forum for the discussion, encourages the exchange of valuable experiences, and disseminates information among its members.
This article was filed under Food Safety
IOWA CITY, IA (November 15, 2013) – Today, National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) is disheartened by the defeat of Washington State’s I-522 ballot initiative, which would have required foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) sold in the state to be labeled. NCGA has long been a supporter of GMO labeling on the national level. The I-522 effort was led in part by Washington State-based PCC Natural Markets, an NCGA-member co-op.
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IOWA CITY, IA (October 1, 2013) – National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops across the United States, today announced the addition of one new member and one new associate co-op, bringing the association to 136 food co-ops in 37 states with combined annual sales of more than $1.5 billion.
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