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  1. coronavirus news
    More Than 40 Grocery Workers Have Died From COVID-19And 1,500 more around the United States have tested positive for the virus.
  2. the chain gang
    Kroger Wants You to Please Leave Your Gun at Home on Your Next Grocery RunThe Ohio-based chain joins Walmart in the effort to keep guns out of its stores.
  3. crimes
    American Hero Banned From Walmart for Best Reason Ever“ … drinking wine from a Pringles can for several hours while riding on an electric cart.”
  4. coffee wars
    Companies Are Locked in a Heated Battle to Produce the Best So-so CoffeeWalmart has partnered with a third-wave roaster.
  5. grocery wars
    Walmart Will Launch Same-Day Grocery Delivery in NYCThe next best thing to actually being allowed to build a store in the city.
  6. grocery wars
    Ongoing Price Wars Give Grocery Shoppers Lowest Thanksgiving Prices in 5 YearsJust about everything is cheaper this year, from turkeys on down.
  7. grocery wars
    Walmart Is Making Punch-Flavored Pickles to Compete With AmazonThe war over groceries moves to a “secret” Arkansas food lab.
  8. lawsuits
    Walmart Has to Pay $7.5 Million to Shopper Who Broke His Hip Buying a WatermelonThe produce-aisle incident left him walker-bound.
  9. grocery wars
    Walmart Wants Your House Keys So It Can Store Groceries Directly in the FridgeA “convenient” service that happens while you’re “at work” or “off doing other things.”
  10. bad news
    Walmart’s Salmon That Funds North Korea Could Be in Supply Chain for Over a YearWalmart, Aldi, and others imported over 2,000 tons of the tainted seafood this year alone.
  11. grocery wars
    Walmart Opened an Organic Fast-food Restaurant Inside One of Its SupermarketsThe company that sells Larry the Cable Guy chips has entered the “slow food for fast people” business.
  12. grocery wars
    Here’s Why German Discounter Lidl Will Escalate America’s Grocery-Price WarsIt plans 330 stores that offer food at up to 50 percent below rivals’ prices.
  13. recalls
    Walmart Recalls Salad Mixes After Dead Bat Discovered InsideThe CDC can’t rule out rabies because of the animal’s “deteriorated condition.”
  14. peeps show
    Walmart Will Unleash Peeps OreosIn mid-February, before real Peeps are even in stores yet.
  15. news you can booze
    Lawsuit Says Walmart’s New Craft-Beer Brand Is a ‘Wholesale Fiction’Trouble Brewing is mass-produced by Genesee and meets “none of the criteria” for craft beer.
  16. horrible products
    Walmart Yanks ‘Got Retard?’ Coffee Mugs From Its WebsiteIt also decided shoppers can do without a “Got Hitler?” option.
  17. food waste
    Walmart Stores Caught Trashing Food That Hasn’t Even Expired YetThe CBC dug through the company’s trash in Canada and found items that still “appeared to be fresh.”
  18. half baked
    Walmart Workers Refuse to Make ‘Racist’ Cake for Police Officer’s RetirementThe officer’s friends are now demanding a boycott.
  19. deep-fried everything
    Walmart Rolls Out a Whole Restaurant Modeled After the Texas State FairIt features a 45-item menu celebrating the “treats families enjoy ever year.”
  20. let’s roll … back prices
    Walmart Horrifies Shoppers With 9/11-Themed Soda Display“We will never forget” is about right.
  21. sweet jesus!
    America Reacts to Walmart’s Deep-Fried Twinkies in a Box“I think it is safe to say this is peak western civilization. Was a good run, folks.”
  22. food waste
    Nearly 150,000 People Have Signed a Petition Demanding Walmart Sell Ugly Produce#WhatTheFork is getting harder for the country’s largest grocer to ignore.
  23. Sweet
    Now You Can Gorge on Deep-Fried Twinkies in the Comfort of Your Own HomeHostess has given the world a prepackaged version, and it’s available at Walmart.
  24. Recalls
    42 Frozen-Food Brands Recalled Over Listeria FearsThe list includes 358 products sold under 42 different brands.
  25. Lawsuits
    Lawsuit Accuses Walmart of Defrauding Shoppers With Fake ParmesanThe company’s “100% Grated Parmesan” allegedly contains as much as 10 percent wood pulp.
  26. Takes the Cake
    Get Ready for Two More Patti LaBelle Desserts at WalmartThe supermarket hopes “Patti cakes” will go as viral as her sweet-potato pie.
  27. Taste-Test
    Taste-Testing Patti Labelle’s Viral PieThere’s some nutmeg blowback, but it can compete with any fancy shop’s version.
  28. Crazes
    The Black Market Is Booming for Walmart’s Patti LaBelle PiesLucky eBay users are selling the massively popular pies with an 1,000 percent markup.
  29. The Chain Gang
    Starbucks Will Now Try to Solve America’s Unemployment ProblemCEO Howard Schultz is spearheading a multi-company initiative to hire 100,00 young adults over the next three years.
  30. 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.
  31. Drama
    Walmart Refused to Make a Confederate-Flag Cake, Happily Made an ISIS OneThe company says that the employee had no clue it was a terrorist flag.
  32. Awful Things
    Chances Are Disgustingly High That You’ve Eaten Fish Caught by SlavesAn investigation led back to companies like Walmart, Kroger, and Sysco.
  33. Sweetened Deals
    Walmart Told Customers a Fake ‘Sugar Tax’ Was Making Their Coke CostThe “tax” equaled the amount discounted by an ad.
  34. Recalls
    Kraft Recalled Some Velveeta Because It Wasn’t Fake EnoughWalmart shoppers in the Midwest, check your pasteurized prepared cheese product.
  35. Awful Things
    Guardian Says Shrimp Sold at Walmart and Costco Comes From Slave LaborA ‘Guardian’ investigation ties shrimp at several major retailers to fishmeal produced on Thai slave ships.
  36. Health
    Coming Soon to Walmart: Cheap Organic FoodThe products will cost the same as non-organic goods.
  37. Tomatoland
    Walmart Agrees to Pay Florida Tomato Growers a Penny More Per PoundThe retailer will give an extra penny per pound, to benefit the Immokalee.
  38. Food Drives
    Ohio Walmart Holds Food Drive for Employees Who Can’t Afford ThanksgivingIt’s not supposed to be like this, employees say.
  39. Lawsuits
    Dead Rat, Cash Money Found in Grocery Store FoodA dead rat in frozen lemonade would mess you up, too.
  40. Sunday Twinkie Sunday
    Here’s a Look at the Brand-New ‘First Batch’ Twinkies BoxSure to be a collector’s item, maybe, someday.
  41. Paula Deen
    Walmart Drops Paula Deen, TooThe chain is just the latest company to cut ties with the troubled Southern celebrity chef.
  42. Make It Stop
    Paula Deen–Branded Butter Sounds Absolutely DeliciousGMO-friendly, y’all.
  43. Leftovers
    Lou Amdur Teams Up With Night+Market; Plan Check Opening Fairfax LocationThe owner of Lou Wine Bar will pair vino with seven courses of Thai street food.
  44. Good Buy
    Wal-Mart May Buy Hostess, Bring Back TwinkiesPhew. We were really worried for a minute there.
  45. Rinse Before Using
    Living Frog Found Inside Bag of Wal-Mart Salad Greens Speaks OutA Florida woman says her bag of mixed greens contained a pink frog.
  46. Off the Market
    Windsor Terrace Is Officially Supermarket-LessUgh, Walgreens.
  47. Beef
    War Brewing Over Chinatown’s Wal-MartA local community development advocate cites the brand’s bad record as an employer.
  48. Grocery Wars
    Downtown Feels Shunned by Whole Foods and Trader Joe’sMeanwhile, other big box grocers are wisely moving in on the turf.
  49. Mediavore
    Weed Workers Join United Food and Commercial Union; Kegger Cup Company Rakes ItThe 35,000 member-strong union promises to put its weight behind keep medical marijuana dispensaries open.
  50. Mediavore
    Deceased Guido’s Employee Died of Respiratory Infection; City Council FightsEarlier reports suggested the staffer had been shot, then beaten, to death, causing much undue alarm.
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