Entries Tagged as 'In the News'

Recall: Peaches, Plums, Nectarines & Pluots Recalled Over Possible Listeria

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Wawona Packing, a central California produce company, alerted several stores across the US to a voluntary recall of specific lots of peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots.  The recall was triggered by internal testing that determined there could be possible listeria contamination.  To date no one has become ill from the fruit. After the positive test, […]

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Tags: Food · In the News · product recalls

July 2014 Locations Update

July 10th, 2014 · 10 Comments

Yippee!  It’s new location update time!  This is a totally killer long post to write each month, but it is so interesting to read about all of the new locations.  This month there is a lot of good news, including some for people in Iceland. I’ve gotten a lot of requests in the last few […]

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Costco Controversy Around Book Selection

July 9th, 2014 · 50 Comments

I don’t know if everyone has seen the news about Costco and the book America: Imagine a World Without Her by Dinesh D’Souza, but I’ve read a lot about this, gotten some comments on here and Facebook, and some emails too.  I had actually wanted to stay out of this completely because it seems to […]

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Tags: Books · In the News

Slavery in Thai Seafood Industry Affects Several Global Retailers

June 24th, 2014 · 1 Comment

I’m sure we’ve all seen the shrimp and CP Foods items at Costco, and probably even bought some of them, I know I definitely have in the past.  Unfortunately, it has come to light that CPFoods,  Charoen Pokphand, has been dealing with suppliers in Thailand that own, operate or buy from fishing boats manned with slaves.  This […]

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June 2014 Locations Update

June 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Lots of potential good news for various locations this month.  Some exciting news is that Costco is finally making some progress opening in France with their first store approved.  But sadly, there are a couple of places that are sort of languishing due to planning and such (I’m looking at you Corpus Christi).  The good […]

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Tags: Holidays · In the News · Locations

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