Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY), a Fortune 500 company, is North America's third largest supermarket chain, with, as of December 29, 2007, 1743 stores located throughout the western and central United States and western Canada. It also operates some stores in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Eastern Seaboard. The company is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. Supermarket News ranked Safeway No. 4 in the 2007 "Top 75 North American Food Retailers" based on 2006 fiscal year estimated sales of $40.5 billion. Based on 2005 revenue, Safeway is the tenth largest retailer in the United States.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Safeway Inc
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Safeway Inc $1,950,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Food Industry,
- Health Issues,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Law Enforcement & Crime,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.1063 Strengthening Medicare And Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2011 S.575 Debit Interchange Fee Study Act of 2011 H.R.1081 Consumers Payment System Protection Act H.R.2701 Main Street Fairness Act H.R.3156 Consumer Debit Card Protection Act H.R.3179 Marketplace Equity Act of 2011 H.R.6083 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2012 S.1832 Marketplace Fairness Act S.3240 Farm bill H.R.8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012
RegulationsMentioned in 75 dockets; Submitted to 4 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
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The tables show occurrences of "Safeway Inc" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 USTR Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice of Initiation of the 2012 Annual GSP Product and Country Practices Review; Deadlines for Filing Petitions 2012
- Toggle 1 NLRB Proposed rule amending representation-case procedures 2011
- Toggle 1 EBSA Incentives for Nondiscriminatory Wellness Programs in Group Health Plans 2012
- Toggle 1 LMSO Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act; Interpretation of the "Advice" Exemption 2011
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 56 FDA 30-Day Structure Function Claim Notification Letters Dietary_2012 re FDA-1997-S-0039 2012
- Toggle 19 FDA Standards for the Growing, Harvesting, Packing and Holding of Produce for Human Consumption 2011
- Toggle 15 FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practice and Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls For Human Food 2011
- Toggle 5 NOAA Pacific Halibut Fisheries; Catch Sharing Plan for Guided Sport and Commercial Fisheries in Alaska 2011
- Toggle 5 USTR Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice of Initiation of the 2012 Annual GSP Product and Country Practices Review; Deadlines for Filing Petitions 2012
- Toggle 4 EBSA Incentives for Nondiscriminatory Wellness Programs in Group Health Plans 2012
- Toggle 3 EPA Approval and Promulgation of Implementation Plans; State of Montana; State Implementation Plan and Regional Haze Federal Implementation Plan 2011
- Toggle 3 OCC Volcker Rule - Prohibition on Proprietary Trading and Certain Relationships with Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds 2011
- Toggle 3 APHIS Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.; Availabillity of Petition for Determination of Nonregulated Status for ArcticTM Apple Events GD743 and GS784 2012
- Toggle 3 EPA None Unknown