Supermarket & Grocery Industry News

  • Kroger Continues Beef Recall

    CINCINNATI - The Kroger Co. announced today that it is continuing to accept ground beef products as part of a recall launched a week ago by the ConAgra Beef Co.
  • Fresh Brands Revises Earnings Statements

    SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - Fresh Brands, Inc. announced yesterday that it had discovered a mistake that resulted in the understatement of its cost of goods sold for 2001, 2000 and 1999.
  • ACNielsen Signs Raley's

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - ACNielsen announced that its Web-based category management intelligence system, Category Business Planner (CBP), will soon include information from Raley's, a leading West Coast retailer. Raley's owns and operates Raley's Superstores, Bel Air Markets, and Nob Hill Foods.
  • Wal-Mart, Safeway Affected by Beef Recall

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart and Safeway were two of the most notable names among the many retailers nationwide affected by the second largest beef recall in history.
  • mpXML and UCC to Collaborate on Global E-Business Standards for Perishables

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. and PRINCETON, N.J. - The Meat and Poultry Data Standards Organization (mpXML) and the Uniform Code Council Inc. (UCC) have announced an initiative to synchronize efforts to develop global electronic trading standards for perishable meat and poultry products.
  • Lowes Foods to Use NeXpansion's Endless Aisle Technology

    NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Lowes Foods, an operator of 102 grocery stores in North Carolina and Virginia, has chosen NeXpansion's Endless Aisle technology to expand its product selection.
  • FDA Rules Nicotine Water Illegal

    WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration ruled Tuesday that water laced with nicotine is illegal, ending a California company's bid to begin selling bottles later this month, The Associated Press reports.
  • US Farm Group Says Europe's GMO Plan Unworkable

    CHICAGO - European plans to label gene-altered foods and require data tracking their movement threatened a new transatlantic trade row on Wednesday as U.S. grain sector officials said they are unworkable and would lead to higher food costs, Reuters reports.
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