FMI SEEKS HELP FOR GULF RETAILERS

WASHINGTON -- Food Marketing Institute here last week asked the U.S. government to provide security, fuel allocations and other services to help supermarkets reopen in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.rnment-assistance payments; inoculations, vaccines and boosters for supermarket workers; and incentives to hire displaced workers.The suggestions were made in response to government requests for

WASHINGTON -- Food Marketing Institute here last week asked the U.S. government to provide security, fuel allocations and other services to help supermarkets reopen in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina.

rnment-assistance payments; inoculations, vaccines and boosters for supermarket workers; and incentives to hire displaced workers.

The suggestions were made in response to government requests for disaster relief recommendations. "Having supermarkets up and running is esse

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