Smart military shoppers know the commissary has the lowest prices in town. And the really smart ones know that for a few days twice a year, stateside commissaries take savings to another level with their Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales.
The Defense Commissary Agency’s 2015 Best Commissary Award winners are Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana; Naval Air Station Whiting Field, Florida; U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza, Italy, and Incirlik Air Base, Turkey.
While the DeCA’s 25th birthday on Oct. 1 is fast approaching, the agency salutes the people it has had the privilege to serve for the last 25 years: the men, women, and families of the military community – active duty, reserves, and retirees.
Operating seven days on backup generator power, the commissary at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, was "more than a grocery store" for the service members and their families there during the commercial power outage that began July 16.
After an earlier recall of certain flour products due to a possible link to a multistate E.coli 0121 outbreak, General Mills is expanding its recall due to four new confirmed illnesses according to a Jul. 26 notice.
August means "Back to School" savings at commissaries and the return of the popular Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sales in the U.S. The savings result from DeCA's industry partners who collaborate to offer discounts beyond everyday savings.
Pollio Italtian Cheese Company is voluntarily recalling certain Polly-O String Cheese because a thin layer of plastic film from the package may remain adhered to the product potentially causing a choking hazard, according to a Jul. 25 notice.
Shoppers in South Korea will see uncooked poultry from the U.S. returning to shelves in August. The news comes from changes to South Korea's poultry embargo that restricted the entry of uncooked poultry from the U.S. nearly nonstop since 2014.
ConAgra Foods is voluntarily recalling specific packages of P.F. Chang's frozen entree products because the sauce packets included in the entrees may contain metal fragments according to a Jul. 19 notice. This is an expansion of a Jul. 6 notice.
When you feel like you're dragging and perhaps lacking in sleep, reaching for an energy drink may be a tempting option for a boost or just a tasty beverage with a little extra "kick." Using energy drinks habitually is not a healthy habit.
The Clorox Company is voluntarily recalling specific Liquid Plumr products because the child resistant closures may not be working properly, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency's food safety office sent July 15.
Continental Mills is voluntarily recalling Krusteaz blueberry pancake mix because a supplier used flour products that were previously recalled due to possible E.coli 0121 contamination, according to a Jul. 11 notice.
General Mills is voluntarily recalling two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix because a supplier used flour products that were previously recalled due to possible E.coli 0121 contamination, according to a Jul. 11 notice.
Seven hundred students from military families each received a $2,000 scholarship this year thanks to the 2016 Scholarships for Military Children program. Planning for next year’s program begins soon.
General Mills has added multiple products to an earlier recall of flour products that could be contaminated with E.coli 0121, according to a Jul. 5 notice. The original Jun. 1 recall stated that some flour products could be contaminated.