Browsing the "Trader Joes" Tag

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Costco, Trader Joe’s Fruit Recall

A massive fruit recall from one California producer includes fresh peaches, plums, nectarines, and pluots that it shipped to retailers including Costco and Trader Joe’s in June and July. Last week Trader Joe’s issued a recall saying that they had been alerted by their supplier, Wawona Packing Co., of tree-ripened stone fruit that there is […]

July 29th

How To Make Trader Joe’s Meat Better

Tell Trader Joe’s to stop selling meat that’s been given antibiotics. A new campaign by CALPIRG needs your help to make Trader Joe’s meat better by getting rid of meat that’s been given antibiotics. The consumer action group is concerned that antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise and warnings from the medical community are going […]

July 10th

7 Ton Hummus Recall from Trader Joe’s, Target

According to a release from the Food and Drug Administration, many hummus products sold at Trader Joe’s, Target and Giant Eagle are being voluntarily recalled due to a possible risk of listeria. Prepared Foods manufacturer, Lansal, Inc.( d.b.a Hot Mama’s Foods), announced today that as a precaution it is voluntarily recalling approximately 14,860 pounds of hummus and dip products […]

May 23rd

Publix Resists Fair Trade for American Workers

“If there are some atrocities going on, it’s not our business. Maybe it’s something the government should get involved with.” When Publix spokesperson Dwaine Stevens said they couldn’t get involved with labor issues over every product they sell, he probably didn’t anticipate the groundswell of opposition that would follow.

March 1st

BPA Is In Your Canned Food

Bisphenol A (BPA) has gotten a lot of press recently, from infant formula to Sigg bottles, it’s everywhere.  But did you know that it’s also in your canned foods, especially canned tomato products, pasta sauces, and vegetables? BPA is a compound used to manufacture plastics and has been in mainstream use for over 50 years.  […]

November 16th