Commissary patrons stateside can stock up on their favorite items at significant savings during the Defense Commissary Agency’s Military Appreciation Month Sidewalk Sale event in May.
The Defense Commissary Agency hosted several virtual focus groups March 8-9 that centered on young, single, enlisted service members living in the barracks, seeking their opinions and knowledge of their commissary benefit as well as their shopping habits.
Colorful fruits and vegetables are packed with vitamins, minerals, fiber and other key compounds that help our bodies to function properly, facilitate the development of a strong immune system, and lower the risk of illness from immediate and chronic disease. While shopping the commissary, customers are encouraged to fill their baskets with each of the colors of fruits and vegetables from the fresh, frozen or canned sections of the store to help them get the nutrients they need.
Sabra Dipping Company is voluntarily recalling approximately 2,100 cases of their Classic Hummus because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella, which was discovered during an FDA routine screen of a single tub, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sen
The Defense Commissary Agency’s mission is to deliver a benefit to help service members and their families save money. So it’s only fitting that commissaries echo the message of financial management during Military Saves Month in April.
Springtime, children and fun go together like savings and military commissaries as the Defense Commissary Agency takes the wraps off its April sales promotions.
As the Defense Commissary Agency honors the service and sacrifice of Vietnam War-era veterans and their families, the agency also reflects on the commissaries that provided the benefit overseas in that war zone.
Bobo’s is voluntarily recalling their Maple Pecan Oat Bars because they may contain peanuts, an undeclared allergen, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent March 24.
Select commissaries worldwide are planning to schedule recognition events to honor Vietnam War-era veterans, surviving spouses and their families from March 22-31. In observance of Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29, eligible veterans who served from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975 will receive a lapel pin at commissary events. Participants are advised to check with their local commissary for scheduled ceremonies.
Military commissaries in Europe are still receiving shipments of U.S. products as U.S. Department of Agriculture officials negotiate with the European Union to work out an agreement on health certificate requirements.
The Defense Commissary Agency is voluntarily recalling one size of their Freedom’s Choice Grape Jelly, because a thickening agent from a different supplier did not result in the correct consistency, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent March 5.
The lifestyle of a young service member can be beyond hectic with ongoing deployments and constant training rotations. To help these busy service members access quick, nutritious meals and snacks, the Defense Commissary Agency launched the first phase of its dietitian-approved fueling station program at 22 commissaries in February. More stores will be added later this month in phase two of the roll out.
The Defense Commissary Agency is issuing an internal recall affecting only Europe Area commissaries of all ready-to-eat food products from Snack Support GmbH @ Co., Plant #GM-0230, because a routine lab sampling identified a potentially serious result, according to a recall notice from the Defens
March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s slogan, “Personalize Your Plate,” highlights that the approach to a healthy lifestyle should be as individualized as the person seeking to make positive nutritional changes.
MW Polar is voluntarily recalling about 297,000 pounds of ready-to-eat canned corned beef products because they were imported and distributed without undergoing required import re-inspection by the U.S.