Berkeley Approves 'Healthy Checkout Ordinance' Banning Junk Food Sales By Grocery RegistersNearly six years after voters approved a tax on soda, Berkeley officials became the first in the nation to ban unhealthy food from being sold at checkout aisles at most grocery stores.
Better Together: Help SF Food Truck Vendors Feed Grocery Store Workers and Their FamiliesOff the Grid, San Francisco’s largest gathering of food trucks, is launching a campaign to provide free meals to grocery store workers.
FoodMaxx, Lucky, Save Mart Supermarkets Establish Hours For Coronavirus First RespondersSave Mart, Lucky and FoodMaxx grocery stores will open their doors one hour early and one hour later for first responders starting on Thursday.
Coronavirus Update: Safeway, Whole Foods Join Move To Launch Senior Shopping HoursSafeway and Whole Foods joined the growing number of Northern California grocery chains announcing special hours allowing seniors to shop.
Watchdog Group: Nation's Largest Supermarkets Fall Short On Food RecallsA consumer watchdog group is sounding an alarm over the food recall policies of the nation's largest supermarket chains.
Frozen Burritos Recalled For Possible Listeria ContaminationMore than 252,000 pounds of frozen burritos are being recalled because of possible listeria contamination.
Dates On Food: What Do They Actually Mean?An advocacy group says those dates are confusing and many consumers are tossing out good food and money because of it.
California Becomes 1st State To Ban Single-Use Plastic BagsGov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.
How To Save Money On A Trip To EuropeWith a little bit of planning, a trip to Europe can be surprisingly affordable.
Bay Area Teen Takes Innovative Approach To Helping The HungryWaste No Food connects restaurants that have excess food with charities that need it, all to help the hungry.
San Jose Program Seen As Model In Protecting Latino Grocery WorkersThe program would train workers on how to protect themselves while on the job.
San Jose Proposal Would Limit Which Stores Can Sell AlcoholThe plan would put a limit on whether new stores or markets can get a liquor license.
Safeway To Open 6 New Bay Area StoresThe national grocery chain Safeway Inc. said an upcoming expansion in the western United States will focus primarily on the Bay Area, with six sites already selected.
Marin County Poised To Approve Plastic Bag BanMarin County was poised to become the next Bay Area jurisdiction to ban plastic bags. The proposed ordinance would also impose a service charge on the use of each paper bag.