I came across the question “How is Trader Joe’s wine so cheap?” on Quora the other day and was curious. Are you?
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Trader Joe’s joins a growing list of companies to be sued for false ‘natural’ advertising. Its becoming an old story: Food producers labeling foods ‘all natural’ or ‘100% natural’ when they are not truly ‘all natural.‘ The problem lies in the fact that the term ‘natural’ is unregulated and virtually meaningless. As a result, consumers […]
What do you think about Trader Joe’s? Does your town have one? Do you shop there? I’d love to hear your experiences!
“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.
Do your burgers contain toxic hexane? If you eat non-organic soy burgers, the chances are good that they do. Take a look at the list below to find out. Do you love veggie burgers? At different points in time, I have been a huge fan of a few brands of veggie burgers (and at times, […]
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. […]
One way to help the environment is to eat less meat. Like I discussed in 5 Ways to Cut Back on a Carnivorous Family’s Impact, you don’t have to go whole hog vegetarian (hee – unintended oxymoron there) if you don’t want to. Choosing to have just one or two meatless meals a week can […]