| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:29 AM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world’s largest produce seller, is trying to keep pace with rival grocery stores by freshening up its selection of fruits and vegetables.
On Monday, the Bentonville, Ark., mega-retailer unveiled a new initiative to...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:20 PM
This story starts at a point in time that most observers predicted it would end. The year was 2002. The Internet party was long over. Pets.com and other high-flying digital darlings were defunct. It was the dark days for the few survivors of the dot-com...
| May 3, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Quirky grocery chain Trader Joe’s is dealing this week with some concern over its products, including a public statement from a major advocacy group criticizing the presence of antibiotics in meat and a lawsuit from the state of California...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:31 AM
Tesco PLC’s ambitious U.S. experiment -- 5-year-old grocery chain Fresh & Easy -- has failed after costing its British parent billions of dollars, the company said Wednesday.
After a strategic review of the brand in the last year, during which...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Safeway Inc. stock slid nearly 20% in morning trading Thursday as the Northern California supermarket giant – facing competition from dollar stores and Wal-Mart – reported flat revenue in the first quarter.
The Pleasanton company said...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A former executive of a pan-Asian retailer will become Giant Food's next president.
Gordon Reid, former group director for commercial services for Dairy Farm International, which runs more than 5,600 stores throughout Asia, will step in at Giant on...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:30 PM
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
DUBLIN (AP) - An Irish slaughterhouse has been caught labeling horse meat as beef and shipping it to a company in the Czech Republic, Ireland's government said on Feb. 22, in the latest crackdown on alleged fraud in Europe's month-old scandal.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
LONDON (AP) - Tests have found horsemeat in school meals, hospital food and restaurant dishes in Britain, officials said on Feb. 15, as the scandal over adulterated meat spread beyond frozen supermarket products.
Results were coming in after U.K. food...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland is conducting DNA tests on meat samples at seven facilities to see if any are the source of horsemeat discovered this month in Irish-produced burgers, a senior meat safety official said on Jan. 31.
So far, there hasn't...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
LONDON - Britain's Food Standards Agency gave food makers a week to test all their beef products after a range of lasagnas produced by Findus Group was found to contain more than 60 percent horse meat.
The agency also said it involved the police in...