FMI and NAMI release their annual consumer trends analysis of the food retail meat department

FMI and NAMI release their annual consumer trends analysis of the food retail meat department   DALLAS, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — After years of increasing prices in a volume-challenged marketplace, deflation is profoundly changing the meat purchase yet again. The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) today (February […]

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Lindex uses the cleanest indigo dye on the market for its denim assortment

Lindex uses the cleanest indigo dye on the market for its denim assortment   Sweden, 2017-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (February 20, 2017) almost 90 percent of Lindex denim assortment is dyed with the cleanest indigo dye on the market which is better for the environment and the people working with it. Cleaner denim […]

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New data reveals consumer concerns about credit card fraud

McLean, VA, 2017-Feb-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Compromised credit cards and associated data breaches continue to dominate the headlines. In fact, over the past two years (2014-2016), data breaches worldwide rose 46 percent from the year prior (2013), according to creditcard.com. New data from the Capital One Rewards Card Outlook underscores consumer concerns about […]

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Breathe California and CVS Health announce Anti-Tobacco Video Contest finalists

SACRAMENTO, Calif., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Student filmmakers from high schools and middle schools across the state received regional honors in the third annual Anti-Tobacco Video Contest for the Public Service Announcements (PSA) produced to raise awareness of the dangers of tobacco. The contest, organized by Breathe California as part of a $100,000 grant […]

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CVS Health Research Institute study emphasizes the role a private retailer can play in restricting access to tobacco

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newly published research from the CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) Research Institute emphasizes the role a private retailer can play in restricting access to tobacco and improving public health. The study, published online today (Feb. 16, 2017 ) in the American Journal of Public Health, showed that the Company’s decision […]

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Saputo Inc. recalls certain Gouda cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Saputo Inc. recalls certain Gouda cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes   Montreal, Canada, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Saputo Inc. (Saputo), is voluntarily recalling certain Gouda cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana that some specialty Gouda cheese products that it […]

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Naloxone now available at Rite Aid Pharmacies in Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia

Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rite Aid announced today (Feb. 15, 2017) that naloxone, a medication that can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is now available at more than 630 pharmacies in Georgia, Louisiana, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia without a prescription, subject to state regulations. Previously, […]

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Feed the Truth: A new independent organization to improve public health guidance and information offered to Americans

With a pledge of $25 million, Daniel Lubetzky seeks to offset self-serving industry agendas at the expense of public good Lubetzky will remove himself and his company completely from its operation to ensure transparency and eliminate bias NEW YORK, NY, 2017-Feb-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Daniel Lubetzky, the Founder and CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks […]

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Cousins Products LLC recalls certain Creole Tomato Dressing that may contain undeclared milk

Madisonville, LA, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cousins Products LLC, Madisonville, LA, is voluntarily recalling 16oz Creole Tomato Dressing, Best by Date 05/18/17, because the product may contain undeclared milk.  People who are allergic to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. The product was distributed through […]

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Choice Farms LLC recalls stuffed mushrooms that contain cheese from a third party supplier that may be contaminated with Listeria

Choice Farms LLC recalls stuffed mushrooms that contain cheese from a third party supplier that may be contaminated with Listeria   CORAL GABLES, Fla., 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Choice Farms LLC is initiating a very limited voluntary recall of stuffed mushrooms because the mushrooms may contain a cheese component which a third party supplier […]

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Country Fresh recalls various cooking and snacking products that contained Sargento branded cheeses

Country Fresh recalls various cooking and snacking products that contained Sargento branded cheeses   Conroe, Texas, 2017-Feb-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Following the Sargento Cheese Company recall where select Sargento branded cheeses were recalled due to the potential of being contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, Country Fresh, LLC. of Conroe, Texas, is recalling 2,552 cases […]

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Two Taylor Farms recalls chicken and pork salad products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes

WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Two Taylor Farms establishments, located in Dallas, Texas and in Tracy, California, and headquartered in Salinas, California, are recalling approximately 6,630 pounds of chicken and pork salad products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes (Lm), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced […]

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Meijer recalls Meijer Brand Colby Cheese and Colby Jack Cheese due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes

Walker, Michigan, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is announcing a recall of its Meijer Brand Colby Cheese and Colby Jack Cheese sold exclusively through its deli counters due to a potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others […]

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MIGROS LANCIERT DEN KOCHCLUB MIGUSTO

MIGROS LANCIERT DEN KOCHCLUB MIGUSTO   Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Die Migros bündelt ihre Kochkompetenz unter einer neuen Marke: Migusto. Im Zentrum steht der Kochclub Migusto, der sich an die ambitionierte Hobbyköchin genauso wie an den Familienkoch mit kleinem Zeitbudget und den Kochanfänger wendet und seinen Mitgliedern eine Vielzahl von Vorteilen bietet. […]

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Starway Incorporated recalls Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily Flower that contains undeclared sulfites

Starway Incorporated recalls Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily Flower that contains undeclared sulfites   Brooklyn, NY, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starway Incorporated, located at 137 Grattan Street, Brooklyn, NY, 11237, is recalling Peony Mark Brand Dried Lily Flower because the product contains undeclared sulfites.  People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk […]

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Fred Meyer Stores recalls Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread that may contain undeclared nonfat dry milk

Fred Meyer Stores recalls Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread that may contain undeclared nonfat dry milk   Portland, Oregon, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fred Meyer Stores has recalled the 16 oz  Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread sold in its retail stores because the product may contain nonfat dry milk not listed […]

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Kingsway Trading Inc. recalls “Well Balance Xanthium & Siler Combo (Bi Yan Pian)” due to presence of FDA banned item, Ephedra Herba

Kingsway Trading Inc. recalls “Well Balance Xanthium & Siler Combo (Bi Yan Pian)” due to presence of FDA banned item, Ephedra Herba   Brooklyn, NY, 2017-Feb-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kingsway Trading Inc. Recalls “Xanthium & Siler Combo (Bi Yan Pian) Dietary Supplement” because it Contains Banned Ephedra Alkaloids Kingsway Trading Inc. of Brooklyn, NY […]

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Product recall: Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods’s beef and chicken chili flavored soup products

WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, a Richmond, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 45 pounds of beef and chicken chili flavored soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Feb. 7, 2017). The product(s) contain milk, wheat and […]

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Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food recalls certain Hunk of Beef products that may be contaminated with Pentobarbital

Wheeling, IL, 2017-Feb-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Out of an abundance of caution, Evanger’s Dog & Cat Food of Wheeling, IL is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its Hunk of Beef product because of a potential contaminant Pentobarbital, which was detected in one lot of Hunk of Beef Au Jus. Pentobarbital can affect animals that […]

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Fromi USA recalls Soureliette cheese and Tomme Brebis Fedou that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

New York, NY, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fromi USA. of New York, NY, is recalling its 7 cases of Soureliette cheese and 2 cases of Tomme Brebis Fedou because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail […]

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Sports Direct International releases detailed information about share purchase In accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation

Shirebrook, UK, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sports Direct announces that on 31 January 2017 it purchased 671,400 of its ordinary shares from Citigroup Global Markets Limited (acting as the Company’s broker) on the London Stock Exchange at a price of 287.1 pence per share. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares. […]

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Ruth’s Salads recalls Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread due to potential contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

Charlotte, NC, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Ruth’s Salads is undertaking a recall of Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread in 7oz plastic containers.  The product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes. Consumers who have purchased this 7 oz Ruth’s Original Pimento Spread with the Lot #16, Sell By Date 4/30/2017 are urged to […]

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ALLERGY ALERT: Falafel King’s Tzatziki Sauce with undeclared milk

ALLERGY ALERT: Falafel King’s Tzatziki Sauce with undeclared milk   Boulder, Colorado, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Falafel King of Boulder, Colorado is notifying the public that its containers of Tzatziki Sauce made with sour cream contains milk, a known allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or […]

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Kohl’s donates $750,000 to support the new Hunger Task Force MyPlate initiative

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis, 2017-Feb-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) announced a donation of $750,000 to support the new Hunger Task Force MyPlate initiative, a healthy eating guide influenced by the USDA MyPlate food model. The program raises the awareness of incorporating all five food groups and encourages the public to be conscious of […]

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Albert Heijn begint social zender ‘Appie Today’

Albert Heijn begint social zender ‘Appie Today’   Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn is gestart met haar social zender ‘Appie Today’. Een interactieve zender met programma’s gemaakt voor en door klanten en medewerkers. Met de zender wil Albert Heijn de jongere mediaconsument op een vernieuwende manier bereiken. Appie Today bestaat uit […]

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Albert Heijn begint social zender ‘Appie Today’

Albert Heijn begint social zender ‘Appie Today’ Zaandam, Netherlands, 2017-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — Albert Heijn is gestart met haar social zender ‘Appie Today’. Een interactieve zender met programma’s gemaakt voor en door klanten en medewerkers. Met de zender wil Albert Heijn de jongere mediaconsument op een vernieuwende manier bereiken. Appie Today bestaat uit dagelijkse […]

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USDA offers safe food handling tips this Super Bowl

WASHINGTON, 2017-Feb-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — As excitement for this year’s Super Bowl grows, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages consumers to use safe food handling practices at a championship level and avoid becoming one of the estimated 48 million Americans who gets sick from foodborne illnesses each year. The Super Bowl […]

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Sainsbury’s kicks off this year’s Active Kids programme to encourage children to eat well and exercise more

Sainsbury’s kicks off this year’s Active Kids programme to encourage children to eat well and exercise more   London, 2017-Feb-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Skipping meals (19%) and cutting out food groups (43%) are both factors which 11-14 year olds believe can contribute towards leading a healthy lifestyle. In addition, when looking at how […]

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Walmart Canada to stop providing free plastic bags with the aim to ultimately eliminate plastic film from land-fill

Goal is to eliminate plastic film from municipal land-fill New five-cent fee to be implemented to discourage single-use bags Reusable bags to be offered at a discount Mississauga, ON., 2017-Jan-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walmart Canada today ( January 25, 2016) announced that beginning Feb. 9, 2016, it will stop providing free plastic bags to […]

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NRF applauds warning from New York Fed CEO that border adjustment tax would have “unintended consequences” for American consumers

NEW YORK, 2017-Jan-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The National Retail Federation applauded a warning from Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley today (January 17, 2017) that a border adjustment tax would have “unintended consequences” for American consumers. “Mr. Dudley and retailers are in agreement: a border adjustment scheme would […]

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