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Kroger

  1. grocery wars
    Welcome to the Golden Age of Grocery ShoppingBrutal competition and advancing technology mean better food, lower prices, and loads of convenience.
  2. health concerns
    Trader Joe’s and Other Chains Involved in Massive Food RecallThe USDA has issued a warning following possible parasite contamination of wraps and salads at T.J.’s, Kroger, and Walgreens.
  3. boycotts
    Kroger Facing Backlash After Closing Stores in Minority Communities“It’s boycott time.”
  4. grocery wars
    Is Kroger About to Merge With Target?Amazon fears may have two of America’s largest grocers aiming to join forces.
  5. business
    Why Did a Midwestern Grocery Chain Buy New York’s Most Extravagant Cheese Shop?A sale to Kroger is a big boon for the owners of Murray’s Cheese — but what does it mean for New York’s cheese lovers?
  6. grocery wars
    Industry Analysts Say Whole Foods’ Traffic Declines Are ‘Staggering’It’s hemorrhaging millions of customers to the competition, which now even includes Kroger.
  7. New York Institution Murray’s Sells Flagship Store to Grocery Chain KrogerThe 22,000-square-foot building sold for $20.6 million.
  8. Horrible Things
    Horrific Details Continue to Emerge About Southeast Asia’s Fishing SlavesLike working 24-hour shifts, sleeping on beds of dead fish, and watching others jump overboard.
  9. Awful Things
    Chances Are Disgustingly High That You’ve Eaten Fish Caught by SlavesAn investigation led back to companies like Walmart, Kroger, and Sysco.
  10. Recalls
    Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s Nut Butters Included in Wide-Reaching RecallPerhaps your PB&Js should just be Js for a while .
  11. Gone Green
    Kroger Converts Unsold Groceries Into Alternative PowerThe grocery giant is salvaging 150 tons of food waste per day.
  12. Good Buy
    Wal-Mart May Buy Hostess, Bring Back TwinkiesPhew. We were really worried for a minute there.
  13. Mediavore
    A Vineyard Grows in Catalina; Kiddies Consuming Too Much CaffeineThe Wrigley family seeks to lure tourists into the island with booze, while 75% of youngsters are buzzing on soda.
  14. Mediavore
    Food Trucks Catering Holiday Soirees; Most Kids Drink CaffeinePlus: “Chindian” food is a thing, Senate passes food-safety bill (again), and more, in our morning news roundup.
  15. Supermarket Sweep
    Ralph’s Accused of Ripping Us OffA local grocery giant is charged with false and misleading pricing.
  16. Mediavore
    Jamie Oliver Makes Criminal Employee Confess; Starbucks Going Lo-CalThe Naked Chef does some detective work and a mega-coffee chain seeks to get fit.
  17. Mediavore
    Sous Vide Is Made Simple; Sushi Robots RiseA Tokyo company releases new sushi-making robots and a sous vide machine is produced for the home kitchen.