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, […]

British Land: New research reveals symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical store and its ecommerce platform

British Land: New research reveals symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical store and its ecommerce platform   New research revealing a symbiotic relationship between a brand’s physical stores and its ecommerce platform has been published today by British Land. London, 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — The research, using data from Connexity Hitwise, shows that […]

Fairway “Like No Other Market”® recalls Fairway brand Cookies Blondie that may contain undeclared ingredient

Fairway “Like No Other Market”® recalls Fairway brand Cookies Blondie that may contain undeclared ingredient   New York, NY, 2017-Aug-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fairway ‘‘Like No Other Market’’ ® of New York, NY Is voluntarily recalling Fairway brand Cookies Blondie, because the product may contain undeclared ingredient, walnuts. People who have an allergy or […]

Walgreens’ Senior Day to offer injury prevention tips and advice on Tuesday, Aug. 1

Fall prevention is focus of Senior Day at Walgreens stores nationwide on Tuesday, Aug. 1 Falls are leading cause of injury among adults 65 and older, according to CDC Supporting multimedia at news.walgreens.com/presskits/do-not-fall.htm DEERFIELD, Ill., 2017-Jul-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — To help reduce the risk of injury from slips and falls, and to educate seniors […]

ShopRite launches in-store campaign “Go H2O” to help customers stay hydrated this summer

Supermarket Program Helps Shoppers Stay Healthy and Hydrated All Season Long KEASBEY, NJ, 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — With summer heat advisories on the rise, consumers are continually searching for ways to keep cool and hydrated during the hot summer months.  With this in mind, ShopRite has announced the launch of “Go H2O,” an […]

Opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone now available without prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in South Dakota

WOONSOCKET, R.I., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today ( July 27, 2017) that the opioid overdose-reversal medication naloxone is now available without an individual prescription at all CVS Pharmacy locations in South Dakota. Under a collaborative practice agreement between CVS Pharmacists and a local physician, CVS pharmacies, located inside Target […]

PetSmart Charities survey reveals that more pets would be rescued if people received more information on how to adopt a pet

Good News is Respondents Are Quick to Cite Pet Adoption as the Solution and Report the Many Benefits of Having a Pet—Emotional, Physical and More PHOENIX, 2017-Jul-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — American pet parents significantly underestimate the current pet homelessness issue facing the country, according to a new survey commissioned by PetSmart Charities, the leading funder […]

Cesina Sausage Company recalls not-ready-to-eat pork sausage product labeled ready-to-eat

WASHINGTON, 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Cesina Sausage Company, an Aliquippa, Penn. establishment, is recalling approximately 10 pounds of pork sausage product due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today (July 20, 2017). The product label identifies this product as ready-to-eat (RTE), when in fact this […]

Asda appoints the world’s first ‘Sommeasier’ and created the ‘Sommeasier’s Guide to Wine’

Asda appoints the world’s first ‘Sommeasier’ and created the ‘Sommeasier’s Guide to Wine’   Over a third of UK drinkers always stick to the same bottle of wine 15% of us spend less than 10 seconds picking a bottle as ‘wine fright’ takes over 42% find wine jargon confusing and misunderstand commonly used terms Asda […]

NACS and DHS Blue Campaign partner to raise public awareness about human trafficking

​ALEXANDRIA, Va, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — NACS has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Blue Campaign to help combat human trafficking. Through this alliance with the DHS Blue Campaign, NACS will provide the DHS Blue Campaign’s training and awareness materials—including posters, handouts and other materials—to members free […]

Garden of Light, Inc. recalls Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Garden of Light, Inc. recalls Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes   East Hartford, CT, 2017-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Garden of Light, Inc. dba Gluten Free Solutions of East Hartford, CT, is voluntarily recalling the Woodstock Organic Matcha Vanilla Oats, 1.8 oz. which is manufactured by Garden […]

Texas Legend Foods recalls its Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip due to undeclared cheese, milk and eggs

Austin, TX, 2017-Jul-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Texas Legend Foods of Austin, TX, is recalling its 16 ounce jars of Silver Star Chipotle Queso Dip because they contain undeclared cheese, milk and eggs. People who have allergies to cheese, milk and eggs run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this […]