Military commissaries worldwide are installing plexiglass sneeze shields in all regular checkout lanes to add extra protection for customers and cashiers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
In observance of National Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29, the Defense Commissary Agency reflects on the service and sacrifice of these veterans and their families, and remembers the commissaries that served them.
On March 29, National Vietnam War Veterans Day, the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) will join the nation in recognizing the service of Americans who served on active duty during that era.
Lindt & Sprüngli (USA), Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of their Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa chocolate bars because it may contain undeclared allergens, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent March 20.
The Defense Commissary Agency announced several operational policies to help stores better serve customers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
Rear Adm. (Ret.) Robert J. Bianchi, DOD special assistant for commissary operations, addresses how military commissaries are responding to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
Military commissaries worldwide are cancelling many special events such as the April/May sidewalk sales because of COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns, said the sales director of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA).
Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Outshine Fruit Bars because they may be contaminated with extraneous white plastic pieces, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent March 10.
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) is working with the military communities most impacted by the coronavirus outbreak to increase shipments of high-demand items, particularly hand sanitizers and disinfectant wipes.
More new commissary store brands, including an FDA-approved baby formula, will be hitting store shelves in upcoming months as the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) continues to augment its private label inventory.
“National Nutrition Month in March is a great time to reenergize those goals and recommit to a healthier lifestyle,” said Deborah Harris, the Defense Commissary Agency’s Health and Wellness Program Manager, MPH, RD, CDE (Masters of Public Health, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator). “Your commissary is here to back you up and keep you motivated with the following tips.”
With the launch of the new patron access initiative on Jan. 1, customers in the new categories of disabled veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war and their certified caregivers can now sign up for an account on the commissary website.
As winter gives way to spring, commissary customers will see significant savings with March sales promotions linked to Frozen Food Month, National Nutrition Month, St. Patrick’s Day, NFL ProCamps, the college basketball playoffs and more.
Las Vegas Raider defensive end Clein Ferrell was part of the official kickoff event on Feb. 19 for the eighth year of the Procter & Gamble (P&G)-sponsored NFL ProCamps program for thousands of military children worldwide.
CJ Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling their Annie Chun’s Teriyaki Noodle Bowl product because it may contain undeclared peanuts, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Feb. 16.