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Eating Dangerously at Safeway

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Eating Dangerously recommends bathing certain foods in a bleach bath, but this is not practical for me. I'll wash my food, especially the fruits that hit the conveyer belt today, more carefully than I would have before reading the book

24 States Pressure Walmart, Walgreens To Stop Selling Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business

Attorney Generals from 24 states, Washington D.C., and three U.S. territories sent letters to the country's biggest pharmaceutical retailers Monday, i...

Kate Sheppard

Phil Radford Reflects On His Time Leading Greenpeace USA

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.12.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON –- When Phil Radford took the helm of Greenpeace USA in April 2009, he promised to bring a renewed focus on the grassroots to the environ...

The Power of the Private Sector to Save Lives

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Good news travels fast. This week's announcement by CVS Caremark that they will stop selling tobacco products by October 1 was front-page news and a topic of conversation everywhere. My first thought? What a great example of a company voluntarily doing the right thing.

Chugging the California 'Cool'-Aid

Mara Menachem | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Mara Menachem

I just moved to the West coast a few weeks ago, and before I finish drinking the full pitcher of "California Kool-Aid" (don't worry it's organic and made with agave syrup), I have to write from the perspective of my East Coast self.

Fate Of Dominick's Stores Unclear After Safeway Announces Chicago Exit

Posted 10.11.2013 | Chicago

After Dominick's-owning Safeway announced Thursday that it plans to exit the Chicago market entirely by early 2014 due to declining profits, the fate ...

Dominick's Owner Exiting Chicago Market By 2014

AP | Posted 10.11.2013 | Chicago

PLEASANTON, Calif. -- PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) — Safeway said Thursday its third-quarter net income fell 58 percent, hurt by a software impairment ch...

Why Is Amazon Ducking Animal Cruelty Controversy?

Nathan Runkle | Posted 08.18.2013 | Crime
Nathan Runkle

At Amazon, unconscionably cruel foie gras is still just a click away.

A Breakthrough in How We Work to Protect Our Oceans

Philip Radford | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

The Bering Sea is known to scientists and conservationists as one of the most remarkable places on Earth. But as of this week, the Bering Sea is remarkable for another reason -- it's the impetus for a an amazing breakthrough in the way we work to protect our oceans.

What You Don't Know About Your Favorite Snacks

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — Supermarkets including Kroger, Safeway and Whole Foods are improving the image of their store brands with better packaging and more d...

A Safer Way to Affordable Health Care

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

Programs that incentivize healthful choices like Safeway's, if embraced at companies throughout the nation, might go a long way toward bringing health care expenditures down.

How Walmart Snuck Its Way Into Boulder

Dave Taylor | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Dave Taylor

While some locals will continue to decry the presence of the new store, the fact is that Boulder residents have the opportunity to vote with their dollars, because in the end it's a simple equation for any retailer: If people come and shop, the company thrives.

What Safeway Doesn't Want You To Know

Posted 12.21.2012 | Business

One of the country's largest supermarket chains doesn't seem to be learning its lesson. Following multiple lawsuits, failed inspections and an unde...

Bakery Bans Photography Of Awesomely Bad Cake Designs

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.12.2012 | Food

Safeway bakeries are not known for artistry in the cake department. This should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the website Cake Wrecks, w...

Trouble Brewing For Kona Coffee

AP | Jennifer Sinco Kelleher | Posted 08.31.2012 | Small Business

HONOLULU — A national grocer said it has changed its label on packages of Kona coffee blends, making good on a promise it made last year to a group ...

Bad News For Safeway

AP | By CANDICE CHOI | Posted 09.19.2012 | San Francisco

NEW YORK -- Safeway Inc. said Thursday that its net income fell 16 percent in the second quarter, as the grocery store operator spent more on advertis...

A Wish For All Men

Angie Harmon | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
Angie Harmon

It is for all of the wonderful men in my life that I am raising my voice about a disease that affects more than two million American men and remains the second-leading cause of cancer death for men in the U.S. We can make a difference with the progress of finding better treatments and ultimately, a cure.

Graduate Economics: Balancing the Budget Without Benefit Cuts or Tax Increases

Mark R. Kennedy | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Mark R. Kennedy

Providing incentives to my children helped me to balance my checkbook. By doing the same, America could remain solvent with a lot less pain to beneficiaries and taxpayers.

Safeway Claims Big Change In Its Pork Will Come

Posted 05.07.2012 | Food

The national supermarket chain Safeway has announced that it is working to formulate a plan to sell pork only from suppliers that do not use gestation...

SLIDESHOW: #GoodSpotting Shares Random Acts Of Kindness With The World

Posted 12.12.2011 | Impact

Did you catch someone going out of their way for a neighbor, or meet some great volunteers at a food shelter? Share it via #GoodSpotting! The Case ...

Guard Fired After Nabbing Child Who Ate From Box

AP | Posted 11.25.2011 | Parents

EVERETT, Wash. -- A grocery store security guard was fired after he told the father of a 4-year-old girl that she would face criminal charges for eati...

Grocer Drops $5 Sandwich Theft Charges After Uproar

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 01.01.2012 | Crime

HONOLULU — Safeway is declining to press charges against a Honolulu couple whose arrests over stolen sandwiches led state workers to take custod...

$5 Sandwiches Landed This Couple In Jail, Daughter Taken Away

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.31.2011 | Crime

When Nicole Leczcyzynski, a pregnant mother from Hawaii, felt dizzy while grocery shopping, she and her husband decided to munch on some $5 sandwiches...

Coffee Growers File Class-Action Suit Against Safeway

AP | By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 11.16.2011 | Food

HONOLULU -- A spat involving Safeway and Hawaii coffee growers is still brewing, even after the supermarket giant agreed to change labeling on its Kon...

Do Frozen Meals Free Us Or Turn Us Into Barbarians?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.02.2011 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Are Trader Joe's frozen gnocchi and Hibachi House frozen teriyaki chicken destroying Western civilization? Or are they the great liberators of our age?