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Old 02-04-2008, 07:01 PM
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Wal-Mart Adopts New Global Food Safety Standards

Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the nation's largest grocery chain, is adopting new global safety standards for its private label and other foods at a time when analysts say consumers are more concerned than ever about food safety.

Wal-Mart With New Food Safety Standards: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance (broken link)
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Old 02-05-2008, 03:03 AM
Location: Gary, WV & Springfield, ME
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They trade on the stock exchange. They have to compete and they need to sell shares.
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Old 02-05-2008, 03:04 AM
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Does that mean we have to pay extra for the roaches??
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Old 02-08-2008, 02:14 PM
Location: Tennessee Mountains
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Except for Coffee Cream, I stopped shopping there for my groceries after opening a can of beets one week that were brown. I was so disgusted. I subsequently read about having to be careful about grocery shopping there because of the stock having old expirations dates and sure enough I noticed it to be all too true the next time I was there.

Actually, if Im there for the coffee cream I might pick up some Starbucks Double Shots for my DH because they too are priced well there and some paper/cleaning products. But I cannot stomach the thought of getting my groceries there any longer, even if the prices were better. Its just not worth it.
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