Oakland City Council Votes For Immediate Pay Raise For Workers At Large Grocery StoresOakland city councilmembers voted unanimously Tuesday to force large grocery stores to raise some workers' pay by $5 per hour.
Meat Grinder Nearly Swallows Central California WorkerFire officials say an employee at a wholesale California grocer is lucky to be alive after getting caught in a running meat grinder.
Video: Whole Foods CEOs Apologize After Investigation Reveals OverchargingWhole Foods Market's CEOs apologized Thursday for pricing issues at its stores, a week after a New York investigation found that the natural food grocer routinely overcharged for prepackaged fruits, vegetables and deli meats.
Industry Referendum Delays California’s Plastic Bag Ban Until NovemberTuesday 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.
Harvard Study: Reusable Grocery Bags May Make You More Likely To Buy Organic, Indulge In Junk FoodThey'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.
A Cheaper Whole Foods Chain? Company Lays Out Plan To Court MillennialsWhole 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.
Firefighters Extinguish Blaze At San Rafael Safeway StoreFirefighters extinguished a fire late Monday at a Safeway store in San Rafael, fire officials said Tuesday.
Richmond Man Arrested For Allegedly Shooting Gun In & Outside Of Fairfield Grocery StoreA Richmond man who allegedly fired a handgun in and outside a Fairfield FoodMaxx grocery store Saturday morning has been arrested, police said.
Granny Smith And Gala Apples Recalled Due To ListeriaGranny 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.
Online Safeway Shoppers Overcharged According To California JudgeSafeway customers who bought groceries online recently may be due a refund.
ConsumerWatch: National Report Claims 10% Of Food Mislabeled, Diluted or MisrepresentedThe National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) says nearly 10-percent of all food is mislabeled, diluted, or misrepresented.
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.
Rest Of Nation Gets A Taste For Bay Area’s Blue Bottle Iced CoffeeResidents 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.
Whole Foods Penalized $800,000 For Overcharging California Customers Whole Foods will pay about $800,000 in penalties and fees after an investigation found the grocery retailer was overcharging customers in California.
Pleasanton-Based Safeway In Talks Over Possible Sale Of CompanyThe Pleasanton-based supermarket operator says that discussions are ongoing but that it hasn’t yet reached an agreement. It added that it isn’t certain that the talks will end in a deal.