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Albertsons Is Buying Meal-Kit Start-up Plated
It’s the first grocery chain to gobble up a meal-kit business.
Could a Rival Grocery Chain Buy Whole Foods?
Albertsons is reportedly readying a bid.
Chances Are Disgustingly High That You’ve Eaten Fish Caught by Slaves
An investigation led back to companies like Walmart, Kroger, and Sysco.
Ralph’s Fined $1,000,000 for Overcharging Customers
It still beats being Albertson’s.
Albertson’s Cleaning Up On Aisles 1 Through 19
The grocery giant is closing 19 stores in Southern California due to increased heat from big box and gourmet markets.
Albertson’s Axing 2,500 Employees
The supermarket giant is still suffering decreased sales after a downsizing in February.
Quote of the Day
Where Russ Parsons Goes Grocery-Shopping
The food editor is a fan of local foods, but does most of his shopping at Trader Joe’s.
Gordon Ramsay Dines with The Beckhams at Sushi Roku; Justin Bieber Hits Sushi
The pint size pop-star has dinner with his bodyguard.
It All Started at The A&P; Albertson’s Stabbing Suspect Arrested
Elsewhere, Harold McGee takes a look at just how seriously one should consider bacteria in food.
Grocery Workers Reject Proposed Health Benefits; Spices May Fight Fatty Foods
A strike is looming for Southern California’s major grocery chains.
The Last Supermarket Strike Shifted Our Grocery Store Playing Field
These days, L.A. shoppers have a lot of options besides The Big 3.
Albertson’s Embraces Zero-Waste Program, Thwarts Freegan Activism
Supervalu, which owns the ubiquitous supermarket chain, plans to divert 90% of its waste away from landfills at 40 stores.
SoCal Supermarket Strike Looming; Where to Find E. Coli
Employees at Southern California’s top three grocery giants are readying to strike over health benefits.
LAUSD Appeases Critics Through Flavored Milk Ban; Joseph Mahon Finds a Fullerton
The ban has been considered for some time, but will allow LAUSD a little breathing room.
; Free Dish at Cafe Gratitude
Heidi Montag and Ashley Dupre will star in a new cable show that follows them opening a restaurant with some other reality dimwits.
Lindsay ‘Lynwood’ Lohan Claims She Was Sucker-Punched At Voyeur
The fallen star’s bad week ends with her Dad teasing her from the heinous halls of Saddle Ranch.
Ralph’s on Top of Super Market War; Restaurant Workers More Likely to Smoke
Ralph’s is enjoying success in the last quarter, while restaurant smokers are more likely to light up than others.