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.
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 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.
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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Commissaries in Hawaii issued a notice today for customers who purchased certain fresh seafood items — Blue Marlin, Ahi steaks or fillets, or Poke — after August 14 to not consume those products due to food safety issues, and return any unused products to the store for full refunds.
Savings percentages for commissary patrons worldwide was 26% during the third quarter of fiscal 2019, a timespan from April through June, reported the Defense Commissary Agency.
Military commissaries have served the men and women of the U.S. Air Force since its creation 72 years ago, so it’s with pride that the Defense Commissary Agency joins with them in observing their birthday on Sept. 18.
Frito-Lay is doing a voluntary market withdrawal of specific Tostitos dip and salsa products due to a defect in the glass jar which may affect the vacuum seal and potentially lead to product spoilage, according to a notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Aug. 29.
Heatherfield Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling over 4,000 pounds of pork sausage products due to mislabeling, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Aug. 30.
In observance of Food Safety Education Month in September, the Defense Commissary Agency joins the CDC, the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Food Safety Inspection Service, the Department of Health and Human Services and other organizations to help prevent foodborne illnesses by increasing awareness of improperly handling food items.
In September, National Preparedness Month highlights the importance of being ready for emergencies. It’s a message service members and their families should take to heart, said Tracie Russ, the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales.
Commissaries are offering significant savings with worldwide back-to-school sidewalk sales, and promotions linked to football, Oktoberfest and other events in September.