Posts Tagged ‘grocery stores’

State supreme court throws out jury award against Kroger

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court has thrown out a $2.5 million judgment for a Jackson woman who lost sight in one eye when purse-snatchers beat her in a supermarket parking lot. A Hinds County jury in 2009 found The Kroger Company was negligent in the attack on Linda Knox. The incident occurred in June […] [...]

Virginia College moving into former Brookshire’s big box

JACKSON — Virginia College in Jackson is moving into a larger 65,000=square-foot facility located at 5841 Ridgewood Road Virginia College president Milton Anderson and Education Corporation of America CEO Tom Moore made the announcement at a news conference at the college’s current location. A rendering of the new campus was unveiled following their remarks. The […] [...]

Bi-Lo buying Winn-Dixie for $560M

by Published: December 19,2011

Tags: acquisitions, food, grocers, grocery stores, mergers, retail

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The supermarket chain Winn-Dixie is being sold for $560 million to Bi-Lo LLC, the companies said today, creating a large grocery operator in the South. The combined company will have about 690 stores and 63,000 workers in eight states in the southern U.S. Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. will become a privately held subsidiary […] [...]

Aldermen rethinking proposed farmers market

OXFORD — The city of Oxford will take a second look at locating at farmers’ market next to the Park Commission’s Community Garden. The Oxford Eagle reports the board of aldermen agreed this week to put the new farmers’ market project on hold until at least next spring. A grant for $61,258 was awarded to […] [...]

Winn-Dixie issues recall of chocolate drink

by Published: August 18,2011

Tags: food safety, grocers, grocery stores, public health, recall

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. is voluntarily recalling “Winn-Dixie Choco Charm Chocolate Drink” from its in-store dairy departments because the product may be mislabeled and may contain the undeclared allergen of wheat. Individuals sensitive to wheat protein can suffer a moderate-acute allergic reaction. Sold in the dairy department of Winn-Dixie and SaveRite stores, the […] [...]

Kroger pulls product from shelves

by Published: March 1,2010

Tags: food, grocery stores, Kroger, product recall, product safety

CINCINNATI — The Kroger Co. is recalling Kroger Onion Soup & Dip Mix and Kroger Beefy Onion Soup & Dip Mix sold in some of its retail stores because the company has been made aware by a supplier that an ingredient in the product may have been contaminated with salmonella. Stores under the following names […] [...]

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