Colruyt Group offers in-depth information on house brand food products with the launch of “Product Finder” website

Colruyt Group offers in-depth information on house brand food products with the launch of “Product Finder” website   Halle, Belgium, 2017-Sep-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 20, 2017), Colruyt Group is launching their unique website “Product Finder”. This digital platform offers in-depth information about the group’s house brand food products, including Boni Selection and […]

BRC analysis spells out potential cost to shoppers of leaving the EU without a tariff-free trade deal

London, 2017-Sep-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The outcomes of the Brexit negotiations are hugely important to the UK’s retail and food production industries. The UK is a net importer of food – 40 per cent of the food we eat comes from outside the UK, with around a third from the EU-27 alone. In […]

Majid Al Futtaim commissioned neuroscience study identifies the most powerful drivers behind emotional attachment to urban developments

Majid Al Futtaim harnesses Neuroscience to empower mixed-use development agenda Dubai, UAE, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Majid Al Futtaim, the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, today unveiled the results of a first of its kind neuroscience study in the region, designed to identify the most powerful […]

Raley’s launches shelf tag program to provide nutrition label transparency

A unique tool helps shoppers more easily find the foods they need for their personal wellness needs WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif., 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to Nielsen data, 59% of grocery shoppers experience difficulty in understanding nutrition facts on product packaging.[1] Meanwhile, recognizing ingredients ranks first for consumers in terms of what influences […]

DESPAR Italia’s canned tuna products earn the Friends of the Sea and Dolphin Safe certifications

ITALY, 2017-Sep-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Friends of the Sea and Dolphin Safe certifications given to DESPAR’s canned tuna products are well known in Italy and a perfect fit in terms of DESPAR’s environmental commitments. The certification standards given to DESPAR’s canned tuna are a positive addition to the SPAR Partner’s environmental initiatives. These […]

Sainsbury’s Car Buying Index: 41% of UK adults believe they will buy an electric car in the next decade

LONDON, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Sainsbury’s Bank Loans research indicates 41% of adults believe they may switch to electric cars within the next decade One in four UK adults (23%) is considering buying an electric car within the next five years, according to new research(1) from Sainsbury’s Bank Loans. The supermarket bank’s latest Car […]

Wakefern Food recalls its ShopRite Semi-Sweet Real Chocolate Chips due to undeclared milk

Silver Spring, MD, 2017-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wakefern Food Corp. has initiated a voluntary recall of its ShopRite brand Semi-Sweet Real Chocolate Chips. The chips were sold in 24 oz. bags bearing a UPC bar code of 041190 02668 and Best if Used By dates of April 11, 2019 and April 12, 2019. The […]

eBay shoppers get access to Online Repair Manuals for over 80 percent of vehicles on the road

eBay shoppers get access to Online Repair Manuals for over 80 percent of vehicles on the road   This new offering provides a one-stop-shop for buyers, who shop eBay first, whether they’re looking for the right part, right price, or expert guidance. San Jose, CA, 2017-Sep-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — At eBay, we’re continually […]

Dedinas Franzak Enterprises recalls several brands of butter flavored popcorn that may contain undeclared milk

Grand Rapids MI, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dedinas Franzak Enterprises of Grand Rapids MI, is recalling several brands of butter flavored popcorn because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled butter flavored popcorn […]

Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. recalls Jalebi that may contain undeclared Almond

Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. recalls Jalebi that may contain undeclared Almond   Duluth, GA., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Rajbhog Distributors GA. Inc. of Tucker GA-30084 is recalling 1467  packets of Jalebi because it may contain undeclared Almond pcs. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Almonds run the risk of serious […]

Rite Aid Foundation rolls out new program on reducing drug accessibility, medication misuse and accidental poisoning among children

Law Enforcement Agencies in Communities Served by Rite Aid Can Now Apply Online to Receive a Free Safe Medication Disposal Unit Camp Hill, Pa., 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The Rite Aid Foundation announced today  (Aug. 30, 2017) the rollout of its KidCents Safe Medication Disposal Program, a new program focused on reducing drug accessibility, […]

USDA provides users with new information on food safety recalls with the update on its FoodKeeper app

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today (August 29, 2017) announced new updates to its popular FoodKeeper application that will provide users with new information on food safety recalls. The app has been updated so users can choose to receive automatic notifications when food safety recalls are announced […]

Colruyt: OKay and OKay Compact recall pita meat due to presence of salmonella

Halle, Belgium, 2017-Aug-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — During microbiological quality controls in our laboratory, salmonella was found in pita meat. For this reason, OKay and OKay Compact decided to remove this product from the shelves in consultation with the FASFC (Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain). Colruyt and OKay ask their customers […]

PRODUCT RECALL: Disney Frozen 3-pack socks that contain a chemical included on Lindex list of restricted chemicals

PRODUCT RECALL: Disney Frozen 3-pack socks that contain a chemical included on Lindex list of restricted chemicals   Sweden, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — We have discovered that one pair of the socks (the one with Anna motif) in Disney Frozen 3-pack with article number 833 7410285 5170 1611 unfortunately does not meet Lindex […]

Dedinas-Franzak Enterprises recalls Big Win, Butter Popcorn that may contain undeclared milk

Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dedinas-Franzak Enterprises is recalling Big Win, Butter Popcorn Artificially Flavored 5 OZ, UPC #0-11822-58492-0, This product is artificially flavored and milk is not specifically called out in the Allergen Statement. The product may contain milk and people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Milk may […]

Babies“R”Us® to educate families about baby safety this September

Portion of Proceeds From All Car Seats Sold at Babies”R”Us in September to Benefit Safe Kids Worldwide Wayne, NJ, 2017-Aug-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — The first big “test” of parenthood is often not even the birth, but the drive home from the hospital. That moment when a parent realizes they’re going home, alone, with […]

Carrefour holds in-store nutrition and well-being information days

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour has long been committed to enabling as many of its customers as possible to enjoy healthy eating on a day-to-day basis and is stepping up its awareness-raising initiatives. So following on from its “Well-being for everyone” platform and its “My recipe ideas” application, Carrefour is now holding […]

BRC Global Standards publishes first edition of Global Guidance on Migration from Packaging Materials into Food

London, 2017-Aug-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — BRC Global Standards has today (August 21, 2017) published the first edition of a Global Guidance on Migration from Packaging Materials into Food. This guidance was developed with the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and Campden BRI. It aims to provide organisations involved in the delivery of food […]

Australian Retailers Association releases the #StateOfXmas 2016 report

Melbourne, Australia, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — With Christmas 2017 fast approaching, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) are proud to release the findings from the #StateOfXmas 2016 report. The ARA have partnered with Temando to discover how retailers are tapping into the benefits of shipping and fulfilment technology to excel over the Christmas trading […]

BRP new white paper provides retailers tips on how to improve payment and data security across all channels

BRP new white paper provides retailers tips on how to improve payment and data security across all channels   New Report from BRP Offers Tips for Improving Payment Security both In-Store and Online Boston, MA, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — According to a new white paper from BRP, fraudsters have become more sophisticated and […]

USDA offers food safety this busy fall season

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — During the busy fall season, whether you’re preparing a packed lunch for your child, a weeknight dinner for the family, or a tailgate feast for the whole crew, make sure you prevent foodborne illness by following USDA’s four steps to food safety: Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill. Clean: […]

Schnucks: Madhava Natural Sweeteners issues allergy alert on MMM… Chocolate Chip Cookies Mix that may contain undeclared milk

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Madhava Natural Sweeteners has issued an allergy alert on MMM… Chocolate Chip Cookies Mix because it may contain undeclared milk. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. Schnucks customers are […]

Walgreens launches website that features more than 50 completed Walgreens outcomes studies

Company collaborates with academic institutions, including Johns Hopkins Medicine, Scripps Translational Science Institute, University of California, San Francisco – School of Pharmacy and the University of Chicago Medicine to improve health and wellness in America DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Walgreens today (15 August 2017) announced the launch of its Center for Health […]

Luvo Inc. (USA) recalls poultry products mislabeled as Chicken Chile Verde but contain Turkey Meatloaf

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Luvo Inc. (USA), a Blaine, Wash. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,805 pounds of poultry products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 12, 2017). The products are mislabeled as Chicken Chile Verde that contain milk and soy, but […]

Schnucks Bakery issues an allergy alert on German Chocolate Cakes labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow” due to undeclared pecans

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Aug-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Schnucks Bakery, a St. Louis, Mo. establishment, is issuing an allergy alert on 13 German Chocolate Cakes labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow” that contain pecans that are not listed on the ingredient label. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans […]

IGA to raise funds and awareness to help parents and families end the nation’s opioid epidemic

CHICAGO, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — IGA USA today (August 8, 2017) announced that it is collaborating with Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to launch the first-ever IGA Cares initiative. Through in-store fundraising activities and the sales of specially marked IGA Exclusive Brand products, the IGA Cares initiative will support the mission of the Partnership, […]

USDA FSIS: Kenosha Beef International recalls beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen

USDA FSIS: Kenosha Beef International recalls beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen   WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kenosha Beef International, LTD., a Kenosha, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 3,960 pounds of beef patty products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety […]

Meijer voluntarily recalls its Wave Zone One Piece Zip Infant Swimsuits due to possible choking hazard

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Meijer is announcing a voluntary recall of its Wave Zone One Piece Zip Infant Swimsuits produced and sold exclusively at Meijer. Meijer recently recalled approximately 22,246 of the Wave Zone One-Piece Zip Swimsuits because the snaps on the bottom of the suit can detach and pose […]

USDA FSIS: Good Food Concepts, LLC. recalls beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O26

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Good Food Concepts, LLC., a Colorado Springs, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,290 pounds of raw intact and non-intact beef because the products may be contaminated with E. coli O26, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 7, 2017). The raw intact and […]

Hahn Brothers, Inc. recalls ready-to-eat ham products due to misbranding and an undeclared malted barley

WASHINGTON, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Hahn Brothers, Inc., a Westminster, Md. establishment, is recalling approximately 115,773 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) ham products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (Aug. 5, 2017). The products contain malted barley, a known allergen, […]