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Kroger recalls frozen berries that might have hepatitis A

Jun. 8, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Grocery stores owned by Kroger across the country are recalling store-label frozen berries because they might be contaminated with hepatitis A. There have been no reported illnesses. The stores include Kroger, Ralphs, Fry's, Fred Meyer and other chains . The recalled fruit are branded...

US companies are in line of fire of tariffs aimed at Mexico

May. 31, 2019 9:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's surprise threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports jolted industry leaders throughout the U.S. economy Friday, sparked opposition even from usual Trump allies and set the stage for American consumers to face higher prices. It also sent stock markets...

On the Money: More grocers are offering delivery

May. 15, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Want to ditch the shopping cart? Grocery delivery services are growing rapidly, but shoppers need to decide if the convenience is worth the higher cost. Big companies like Amazon and Walmart are expanding grocery delivery, as are regional players like FreshDirect. Grocery chains like Kroger...

Beyond Meat fattens up as shares more than double in IPO

May. 2, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

Investors have a big appetite for fake meat. The shares of Beyond Meat, the purveyor of plant-based burgers and sausages, more than doubled Thursday in its Nasdaq debut. It's the first pure-play maker of vegan "meat" to go public, according to Renaissance Capital, which researches and tracks IPOs. Beyond Meat...

Stop & Shop workers reach new deal after strike

May. 2, 2019 11:47 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Unionized supermarket workers in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have ratified a new contract that came out of an 11-day strike at New England's biggest grocery chain. The last of five United Food & Commercial Workers locals involved in the strike approved the contract...