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Fresh Express Announces Limited-in-Scope Recall

Fresh Express Incorporated is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 9-oz. Leafy Green Romaine Salad with the expired use-by date of September 16 as … Continue reading

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Goya Foods Announces New Headquarters in Jersey City

Goya Foods announced the groundbreaking of Goya’s new sustainable 615,000-square-foot headquarters and regional distribution center in Jersey City. “This marks Goya’s largest expansion in … Continue reading

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Kroger Introduces Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic Brands

The Kroger Co. Family of Stores announced nationwide availability of its new Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands. Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic products are free … Continue reading

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Sunlight International is Ready for Halloween

Sunlight International has Halloween all wrapped up with its new box packaging, which holds the company’s stand-up colander bags filled with fresh Harvest Hobgoblin … Continue reading

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NGA Announces New Board of Director Member at Fall Conference

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to announce that Steve Hall, President of Lowes Foods in Hickory, NC, was appointed to serve on … Continue reading

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iGPS Announces Agreement with Diamond Pet Foods

Intelligent Global Pooling Systems (iGPS), provider of the world’s first pallet rental solution featuring lightweight, 100% recyclable plastic pallets with embedded radio frequency identification … Continue reading

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The Safeway Foundation Helps Fight Childhood Obesity

The Safeway Foundation announced today it is giving $2 million to community health programs and hospitals to launch grass-roots projects for the prevention and … Continue reading

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RIF and Buddig Be A Reader Campaign Announce National Fall Book Tour

Since reading and good nutrition go hand-in-hand to support a lifelong love of learning, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) and Buddig Lunchmeats have teamed up … Continue reading

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Fresh Summit Education Highlights Include “communities of interest”

Attendees of the 2012 Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition will see key changes to the convention’s educational programming when they gather in California … Continue reading

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Safefruitsandveggies.com Provides Science Based Safety Information For Consumers

A recent Stanford University nutritional comparison study has generated intense consumer interest about the differences between conventionally and organically grown fruits and vegetables. But, … Continue reading

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African-Americans Still Vital and Growing in the U.S—Nielsen

As the largest racial minority group in the United States, the influence of African-Americans on the nation’s culture is pervasive‬. With a collective buying power … Continue reading

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FPL Food Uses DNA Traceability to Strengthen Food Safety Processes

FPL Food, LLC, a vertically integrated beef processor, based in Augusta, Ga., will add a new level of quality assurance and food safety to … Continue reading

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NGA Kicks Off 30th Anniversary

The National Grocers Association (NGA) launched the beginning of a yearlong celebration at a special reception on Thursday, September 20 at the Fall Conference … Continue reading

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Ready Pac Facility Achieves SQF 2000 Level 3 Certification

Ready Pac Foods’ Irwindale, California facility completed its first Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 Level 3 Certification Audit and has attained Level 3 certification, … Continue reading

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Pennsylannia ShopRite Achieves EPA GreenChill Gold Certification

ShopRite announced that its new store in Brodheadsville, PA store has been awarded the GreenChill Gold Certification. This prestigious award, distributed by the Environmental … Continue reading

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FSIS Announces Redesign of E. coli O157:H7 Verification Testing Program for Beef Manufacturing Trimmings

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has posted a notice in the Federal Register of its intention to redesign its E. coli O157:H7 … Continue reading

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Del Monte Fresh Produce Recalls Limited Quantity of Fresh-Cut Mangoes

In cooperation with the FDA’s warning to not consume mangoes from Agricola Daniella in Mexico, Del Monte Fresh Produce N.A., Inc, is initiating a … Continue reading

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NGA Announces New Study: Independent Grocers’ Economic Impact on U.S.

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to announce a first of its kind study commissioned by the NGA Board of Directors, announced at … Continue reading

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Store Brands Impacting Medium-Sized Retailers

The importance of store brands business to major retailers like Wal-Mart and Kroger is well-documented, yet store brands are also having significant penetration on … Continue reading

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Walmart Launches Fighting Hunger Together Fall Initiative

Walmart ignites another initiative in the fight against hunger with the start of its $2.5 million “Golden Spark” promotion, giving consumers a chance to … Continue reading

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Fleischmann’s and Karo to Support Share Our Strength and the No Kid Hungry Campaign

Fleischmann’s and Karo, are committed to helping end childhood hunger in America by supporting Share Our Strength as an official No Kid Hungrypartner. Share … Continue reading

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Klondike Brands Supports the National Breast Cancer Foundation for a Second Year

Produce Departments across the country will be a little rosier this fall when Klondike Brands rolls out its second year of support for the … Continue reading

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Ehrmann All Natural Bavarian Lowfat Yogurt Adds ShopRite Stores

Bavarian Goodness continues to build a stronghold along the East Coast as Ehrmann USA, LLC announced additional retail distribution of its All Natural Bavarian Lowfat … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Dairy Product Superiority Rewarded at WDPA Contest

America’s Dairyland claimed 40% of awards bestowed at the recent World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest in Madison. They included the Cheese and Butter Grand Champion Award which … Continue reading

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Idaho Potato Commission Gears Up for Football Season

For the third consecutive year, the Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) will sponsor the Boise State University (BSU) and University of Idaho (U of I) football teams. … Continue reading

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