Grocery

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Industry Referendum Delays California’s Plastic Bag Ban Until November

Tuesday was supposed to be the last day for plastic grocery bags in California, but an industry-financed referendum has delayed the ban until after next November’s election.

6 hours ago

Reusable Grocery Bags (CBS)

Harvard Study: Reusable Grocery Bags May Make You More Likely To Buy Organic, Indulge In Junk Food

They’re good for the environment, but could your reusable shopping bag lead to weight gain? New research from Harvard may link links reusable bags to junk food.

05/26/2015

Whole Foods Market (credit:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A Cheaper Whole Foods Chain? Company Lays Out Plan To Court Millennials

Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces intensifying competition as a purveyor of organic and natural products.

05/07/2015

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Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At San Rafael Safeway Store

Firefighters extinguished a fire late Monday at a Safeway store in San Rafael, fire officials said Tuesday.

02/10/2015

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Richmond Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Gun In & Outside Of Fairfield Grocery Store

A Richmond man who allegedly fired a handgun in and outside a Fairfield FoodMaxx grocery store Saturday morning has been arrested, police said.

02/08/2015

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Granny Smith And Gala Apples Recalled Due To Listeria

Granny smith and gala apples are being recalled nationwide after the presence of Listeria monocytogenes was confirmed at an apple processing facility in Shafter, according to the Monterey County Health Department.

01/16/2015

A Safeway delivery truck. (CBS)

Online Safeway Shoppers Overcharged According To California Judge

Safeway customers who bought groceries online recently may be due a refund.

12/15/2014

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ConsumerWatch: National Report Claims 10% Of Food Mislabeled, Diluted or Misrepresented

The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) says nearly 10-percent of all food is mislabeled, diluted, or misrepresented.

10/10/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Grocery Chain Launches Initiative To Raise Funds For Undocumented Minors

Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.

09/09/2014

Blue Bottle Coffee Co.'s New Orleans-style Iced Coffee will be available at grocery stores nationwide. (photo via Bluebottlecoffee.com)

Rest Of Nation Gets A Taste For Bay Area’s Blue Bottle Iced Coffee

Residents in the Bay Area have long known of the quality of Blue Bottle coffee, but now the rest of the country is starting to get a taste with their New Orleans-style Iced Coffee available in stores across the country.

08/01/2014

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