For about a month and half, the Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, community was unable to shop in its commissary as the installation began rebuilding from the destruction wrought by Hurricane Michael. On Nov. 17, their store reopened, marking a key milestone in the base’s recovery.
The Defense Commissary Agency has pulled all fresh romaine lettuce and romaine lettuce products off shelves in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration guidance, as of Nov. 20.
Need to prepare for the holiday season, but not sure where to start? Make your commissary your first stop for special seasonal savings.
If you’re planning several trips to the commissary over the next few weeks to shop for holiday meals here’s a pro-tip: While there you can check one more thing off your holiday “to-do” list – shopping for stocking stuffers, a task typically saved for the last-minute rush.
The Pictsweet Company is voluntarily recalling specific Pictsweet Farms Steam’ables Asparagus Spears because they may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Nov. 13.
More commissaries will be open the Monday before Thanksgiving, the Defense Commissary Agency announced. The announcement means that many of the commissaries, normally closed on Mondays, will be open on Nov. 19, expanding available shopping hours for patrons preparing for their holiday meals. Patrons are reminded to check the “Store Information & Holiday Hours” box on their store’s webpage for operating schedules.
The Defense Commissary Agency has again led collection totals for the Department of Defense’s contributions to the annual “Feds Feed Families” campaign, accounting for about 75 percent of the Departments’ total.
Commissary gift cards are a perfect and thoughtful way to show your holiday gratitude, whether it’s honoring military families or giving the gift of groceries to single service members in the barracks.
Red Bull North America is voluntarily recalling two batches of its Red Bull energy drink because they may have degraded, producing an off color and taste as well as elevated levels of some ingredients according to a letter from the company sent Nov. 6.
Conagra Brands is voluntarily recalling
Frito-Lay is voluntarily recalling select bags of Smartfood Delight Sea Salt popcorn sold in specific variety packs because the bags were inadvertently filled with cheese flavored tortilla chips, which contain undeclared milk allergens, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activ
Nov. 10 is the 243rd anniversary of establishment of the United States Marine Corps by the Continental Congress to create a seafaring infantry for the Navy to be called upon during battles at sea and ashore. The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) takes this occasion to salute the Marine Corps community, acknowledging a legacy of valor, sacrifice and distinguished service during conflicts from the American Revolution to the ongoing conflicts today
Make this Thanksgiving easy, delicious and affordable thanks to the commissary’s money-saving promotions, tasty, easy-to-prepare recipes on commissaries.com and a helpful holiday cheat sheet.
In 13 countries around the world, commissaries are gearing up to offer the military community a taste of home for the holiday season.
Military life is not easy on families. Theirs is an ever-changing environment brought on by continuous military moves. It means frequent extended absences of a spouse.