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2010-04-12 17:00:00

How to Avoid Getting Sick from Contaminated Food YONKERS, N.Y., April 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With recalls of potentially deadly foods all over the news, it seems as though no matter what you buy at the grocery store, you could be putting your health -- or even your life -- on the line. But according to a new report in the May 2010 issue of ShopSmart, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, there are ways consumers can be proactive about reducing their risks of food borne illness....

2010-04-07 13:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As Earth Day approaches, The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) is inviting customers to Design a Reusable Shopping Bag through its annual online contest. Beginning April 12 and running through May 21, customers can go online at www.kroger.com/green to submit their designs for Kroger's reusable grocery bags. The winning designer will receive a $1,000 gift card and a chance to see their bag design sold in Kroger stores. In addition to the winner of the...

2010-04-01 09:09:00

ATLANTA, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Lanza Group, LLC is proud to announce the return of Kroger as a major sponsor of Fiesta Atlanta 2010. The fourth annual Cinco de Mayo celebration returns to Centennial Olympic Park on Sunday, May 2. Kroger's participation will include a 'Kroger Isle' area with interactive displays and entertainment for children and adults, free product samples and information on popular food items. The Kroger arches will welcome attendees to the area as water misters...

2010-03-08 17:17:00

HOUSTON, March 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Since 1955 the Kroger Southwest Division (NYSE: KR), (www.kroger.com), the market share leader among traditional grocers in two of the top 10 cities in the United States - Houston and Dallas - has provided Texans with quality products, value pricing, outstanding service and an exceptional shopping experience. Serving more than 1.5 million households every week, the Kroger Southwest Division reaffirms its commitment to offering customers Low Prices...

2010-02-27 17:52:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. said today it 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 are included in this recall: Kroger, Dillons, Fry's, King Soopers, City Market, Smith's, Food 4 Less, Jay C, Scott's, Owen's,...

2010-02-12 11:30:00

CINCINNATI and HOUSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co., the nation's largest traditional supermarket retailer, and Shell, the no. 1 selling gasoline brand in the U.S., have teamed up to launch a customer loyalty grocer rewards program in several U.S. cities. The rewards program provides shoppers the exclusive opportunity to earn savings on fuels when using their Kroger family of brands loyalty card at their local Kroger or Ralphs stores. Beginning on February 15,...

2010-02-12 10:28:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ralphs Grocery Company is excited to team up with Shell, the no. 1 selling gasoline brand in the U.S., to enable customers in the greater San Diego area to earn fuel savings at the pump. The exclusive alliance provides Ralphs shoppers the opportunity to save on fuels when using their Ralphs rewards Card at their local Ralphs stores. Beginning on February 15, every time Ralphs customers in San Diego County make a purchase with their Ralphs rewards Card...

2010-02-05 15:08:00

CINCINNATI, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer and the world's largest florist, reminds its customers they can find everything they need to celebrate Valentine's Day at their neighborhood Kroger store. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100205/CL50680 ) "Valentine's Day falls on a Sunday this year and Kroger makes it easy to find just the right floral arrangement to make the day special," says Paula...

2010-02-05 12:11:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Food 4 Less Stores is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support children's hospitals in the communities its stores serve in Southern California, southern Nevada, and the greater Chicago area. In addition, the supermarket chain's Foods Co Division is collecting donations for children's hospitals in central and northern California. Customers and team members can support their local children's hospital through the supermarket chain's nonprofit...

2010-01-07 13:17:00

CLEVELAND and PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers across the United States will soon be able to purchase the Nutek line of green lubricants and cleaning wipes at Kroger, the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer. Nutek will supply three lubricants: Smart Green(TM) lubricants, Bolt Off(TM) a product for removing tough bolts and Lubfix(TM) an everyday multipurpose lubricant, and its Pure Green(TM) lubricant, Simply Soy(TM). Additionally, Kroger will offer Nutek's...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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