Health

Grocery Clerk’s Family Hopes Her Death Ups Protections For Supermarket Staff

The family of a grocery store employee who died of COVID-19 hopes her death will prompt supermarkets and other companies to provide better protection for essential staff during the coronavirus pandemic. Leilani Jordan, 27, of Largo, Maryland died on April 1. She had been employed by a Giant Food supermarket for six years.  Jordan’s mother, Zenobia Shepherd, has […]

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13 Prepared Meals Nutritionists Avoid at the Supermarket

Pre-made salads YSK1/shutterstock Grab-n-go salads are a staple of many grocery store deli sections but while they may seem like a solid choice, they tend to skimp on fresh veggies and go heavy on toppings like tortilla strips, sugared nuts, dried and sweetened berries, processed meats, fatty cheeses, and rancid dressings, Woodward says. The green […]

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Is It Food-Safe to Skip the Plastic Produce Bags at the Supermarket?

Jub-Job/Shutterstock Going plastic-free might be environmentally friendly, but grocery stores have a dirty secret. Luckily, the solution is sustainable—and sanitary. If you’ve grocery shopped lately, you know many stores are shifting away from plastic to be more environmentally conscious. Some stores are charging a few cents for each bag used, or eliminating them entirely. After […]

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This Is the Gross Truth About the Apples You’re Buying at the Supermarket

If it’s any season other than fall, and you’re eating an apple that you bought at the grocery store, well… you’ve been warned. Robin Keefe/Shutterstock You can’t go wrong with apples, right? They’re great for you, they’re tasty, and they have lots of surprising uses that don’t involve eating. Well, it turns out that this […]

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24 Party Foods from the Supermarket That Famous Cooks Swear By

Recipes & Cooking Famous cooks share the foods you should always pick up from the supermarket before hosting a party. Canned Chickpeas HandmadePictures/Shutterstock “They’re wonderful to just throw into a food processor and puree with a little bit of garlic and whatever else you have available—sun-dried tomato, any kind of fresh herb, dry herb. Season […]

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Banning sweets at supermarket checkouts 'works'

Banning sweets, chocolate and crisps at supermarket checkouts appears to stop unhealthy impulse buying by shoppers, a large UK study suggests. Researchers used data from 30,000 households to look at the year before and after bans were introduced by six out of nine major supermarkets. Purchases fell immediately after the bans and the reduction continued […]

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50 Supermarket Tricks You Still Fall For

Healthy Eating Michelle CrouchMar 02 Food experts, industry analysts, and store employees share their insider strategies on how to save money on groceries, stay healthy, and beat the supermarkets at their own game. We’re very aware of the role that the senses play in marketing. Michael C. Gray/shutterstock When you walk in the door, you […]

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Supermarket bakeries 'unclear on allergies'

Three supermarket chains have given confusing or incorrect information on potentially lethal food allergens in their bakeries, the BBC has found. Branches of Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco gave wrong or unclear details to Watchdog Live’s undercover reporters. It comes after a 15-year-old girl died after eating a baguette from Pret A Manger, which did not […]