WASHINGTON - Children still are choking to death from Asian-made jelly candies despite repeated recalls, a ban on imports and a move by major grocery chains to pull the dangerous sweets off the shelves, The Associated Press reports.
PORTLAND, Ore. - Safeway Inc. announced on Monday the formal launch of Safeway.com, the company's Internet grocery shopping and home delivery service, to consumers living in the Portland-metro and Vancouver, Wash. communities.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - A father who brought $3.13 in change to buy milk, three jars of baby food and a newspaper at a Market Basket store in Portsmouth, N.H., was turned away by a cashier because of anthrax fears, The Associated Press reports.
BOISE, Idaho - Albertson's Inc. announced on Monday that Terry Lee, an experienced food industry executive with strong credentials in private brand development, has joined the company as vice president, corporate brands.
NEW YORK - Poor neighborhoods have fewer supermarkets and food service offerings than wealthier areas, according to a study by the US Environmental Protection Agency that was recently published in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Reuters reports.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Tyson Foods Inc., the nation's largest meat producer, has been indicted on federal charges that it smuggled illegal immigrants from Mexico and gave them fraudulent work papers in order to cut costs in its poultry factories, The Associated Press reports.
ATLANTA - Hurry Inc. (formerly known as Harry's Farmers Market Inc.) on Monday reported a net loss for the third quarter of fiscal 2002 of approximately $3.6 million, compared to a net loss of approximately $1.4 million a year ago.
NORTHFIELD, Ill. - Kraft Foods and FS Acquisition Corp., a subsidiary of Catterton Partners, announced today an agreement for FS Acquisition to acquire the U.S.-based Farley and Sathers confectionery businesses from Kraft.
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