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Grocer recalls apple juice for possible 'patulin'

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Jacksonville, Fla.-based Winn-Dixie is voluntarily recalling 64 fluid ounce Winn-Dixie Organic 100% Apple Juice. The product is being recalled as a precaution because it could have levels of “patulin” that exceed FDA limits. Winn-Dixie has received no reports of any issues associated with Winn-Dixie Organic 100% Apple Juice consumption. Patulin is a mycotoxin, a by-product of some molds ...

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City, grocer ask to be dropped from Kmart flood lawsuit

CORINTH — The city of Corinth and the Kroger Company have asked a federal judge to dismiss them as defendants in a lawsuit over 2010 flooding at the Kmart in Corinth. Kmart Corporation is seeking compensation for flood damage at the Fulton Crossing location, the store’s closure for about 10 months and flood prevention efforts in April 2011, when the ...

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Grocer reaches labor agreement affecting 9,000+ workers

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — The Kroger Co. associates working at 80 of the company’s Delta Division stores have ratified new labor agreements with UFCW Local 1529. “We are pleased to reach an agreement that is good for our associates and allows us to be competitive in the region,” said Tim Brown, president of Kroger’s Delta Division. “I want to thank our ...

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Kroger sees big dip in earnings

CINCINNATTI — Supermarket operator Kroger said today that its first-quarter net income fell 14 percent as its costs rose faster than its revenue and it faced tough competitors such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. But the results beat analysts’ expectations, and the nation’s largest grocer affirmed its full-year forecast. Its shares rose nearly 7 percent in electronic trading before the market ...

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Kroger opens more stores in metro area

METRO JACKSON — Kroger has added to its family of stores two former Brookshire’s Food & Pharmacies in the greater area of Jackson. The new stores located on Old Canton in Ridgeland and Albertson Drive in Brandon opened under the Kroger banner name this morning. “Kroger is excited about adding two new stores, plus a new Fuel center to the ...

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