Keeping foodborne illnesses at bay is a constant job, one shared by retailers and consumers alike, Defense Commissary Agency officials say.
Worldwide back-to-school sidewalk sales and promotions linked to football season, Oktoberfest and other events will offer commissary shoppers opportunities for significant savings in September.
Commissaries are again serving as common collection points for 2018’s Feds Feed Families campaign, which began Aug. 10 this year, and continues through Oct. 15 at participating stateside military installations.
Football fans can get all they need for their tailgate menu or television snacks at extra savings at their commissary, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales.
Ways to improve the patron shopping experience were the main focus of the Defense Commissary Agency and its industry partners during a July 25 meeting at agency headquarters in Fort Lee, Virginia.
The U.S. Coast Guard’s experience operating commissaries dates back to 1909, so it’s no wonder that the Defense Commissary Agency will join with them in observing their 228th birthday Aug. 4.
HP Hood LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited number of half gallon cartons of refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk because the product may contain actual milk, an undeclared allergen, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Aug 2.
Commissaries worldwide will kick off Back-to-School sidewalk sales events beginning mid-August and continuing through September, focusing on healthy family breakfasts, fresh-packed school lunches and after-school snacks for children.
Land O’Frost, Inc. is voluntarily recalling selected Black Forest Ham products due to mislabeling according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent June 26.
Mondelēz Global LLC is voluntarily recalling specific packages of Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits products because they may be contaminated with salmonella, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent July 21.
PepsiCo is voluntarily recalling specific canned Diet Pepsi products because the product contains aspartame which is not listed on the ingredient label, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent July 23.
FORT LEE, Va. – Summer is here and spending time outdoors is high on the priority list. Enter the fresh-air, toes-in-the-grass, trees-in-the-breeze picnic. Mother Nature has provided the perfect atmosphere; your commissary can help you pack the perfect picnic.
Seven hundred students from military families each received a $2,000 scholarship this year, thanks to the 2018 Scholarships for Military Children program.