Since 1996, the month of November has been earmarked to honor the sacrifices of military families, serving on the “front lines” of supporting the careers of our nation’s service members.
Sanofi is voluntarily recalling all sizes of Zantac OTC (over-the-counter) in the U.S.
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. is voluntarily recalling a single lot of its Johnson’s Baby Powder because sample testing indicated the presence of sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Oct. 21.
Christopher Carpenter, a commissary employee at the Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, Commissary, received an Outstanding Employee with a Disability Award Oct. 3 in the Pentagon.
CTC Food International, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its Orchids Dried Shitake Mushroom product because it may contain undeclared sulfites, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Oct. 13.
Military commissaries are highlighting energy-saving products during October as the Department of Defense observes National Energy Action Month.
Oct. 13 is the 244th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Navy by the Continental Congress in 1775. Since that day, the Navy has grown from 12 ships to become the world’s pre-eminent naval force. “The Defense Commissary Agency [DeCA] salutes the Navy on this important anniversary and acknowledges their legacy of distinguished service, valor and sacrifice during conflicts that date back to the American Revolution,” said Army Command Sgt. Maj. Tomeka N. O’Neal, senior enlisted advisor to the DeCA director. “As we celebrate their 244th birthday, we are proud to serve active duty, reserve and retired sailors and their families by delivering the commissary benefit they’ve earned.”
Blue Bell Creameries is voluntarily recalling one lot of its half-gallon Butter Crunch Ice Cream because they may be contaminated with extraneous plastic pieces inadvertently introduced during the production process, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Oct
After a previous recall of select unbleached all-purpose flour products, King Arthur Flour, Inc. is expanding the recall to include additional lots codes due to potential E. coli contamination, Oct. 4.
On a rainy Monday morning, Rebecca Ingvalson shopped the Fort Belvoir, Virginia, Commissary, like she’d never shopped there before. She sat in the comfortably dry confines of her car with her three children while CLICK2GO workers loaded her vehicle with groceries under the shelter of the pickup awning. Sept. 30 marked the first day the store’s internet shopping, curbside pickup service began, and Ingvalson turned out to be the second customer to use it. She pulled up just as M.J. Jackson, husband of 1st Sgt. Lanestra Jackson who took part in an earlier CLICK2GO startup ceremony, departed with his groceries.
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) has announced its Best Commissary Award winners for 2018. The awards are given in five categories, determined by store location and size, and are named in honor of government officials who protected the commissary benefit and championed quality-of-life issues for the military and their families.
On Oct. 1, 1991, the Defense Commissary Agency officially took over the responsibility of providing the commissary benefit to U.S. military members and their families.
Throughout October, commissaries will offer discounts beyond everyday savings. Patrons are also advised to check their stores’ “end of the aisle” for themed items with extra low pricing. Overseas stores may have substitute events for certain promotional programs. Customers should check with their store for details or visit their store page to verify what’s available.
General Mills is voluntarily recalling their 5-pound Gold Medal Unbleached All Purpose Flour product due to potential E. coli contamination, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Sep. 16.
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