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Albertsons

Safeway store in Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Safeway To Be Acquired By Albertsons Parent Company

Safeway says it has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner of Albertsons and several other supermarket chains.

03/06/2014

self checkout

Grocers Ditch Self-Checkout Lanes Over Customer Service, Shoplifting Fears

Retail security experts have found theft — intentional or not — can be as much as five times higher with self-checkout than with human cashiers.

04/09/2012

Raw ground beef (CBS)

Bay Area Chains Listed Among Those Who Sell Meat Containing ‘Pink Slime’

Pink slime is the meat filler made from slaughterhouse scraps that is treated with ammonia. The filler, treated with ammonium hydroxide gas, is used to destroy bacteria in raw meat.

03/19/2012

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