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NYC: Whole Foods Mislabels Prepackaged Items, Overcharges

Whole Foods supermarkets have been routinely overcharging customers by overstating the weight of prepackaged meat, dairy and baked goods, New York City’s consumer chief said Wednesday.


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Court: Mass. Candidates Have Right To Meet Voters Outside Supermarkets

Candidates for public office in Massachusetts have the right to collect nominating signatures outside supermarkets, the highest court ruled Friday in a decision that expands the rights of candidates on commercial private property.


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Supermarkets Launch Campaign Against Bottle Bill In Mass.

Supermarket chains are launching a television ad to try to persuade voters to reject a ballot question to expand Massachusetts’ bottle deposit law.


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‘Gallon Smashing’ Milk Prank Spreading To Mass.

It’s a prank where someone throws milk or juice onto the floor and pretends fall, stunning other shoppers.


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More Supermarkets Inviting Shoppers To Eat Out

Shoppers aren’t just going to the supermarket to buy food these days. They’re also going there to eat out, and to become more educated shoppers.


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Dumb And Dumber Money Moves: Do We Need The Food Police? Yes!

There is a great commercial for Ziploc bags.

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Hannaford Supermarkets Recall Ground Beef

The Hannaford Supermarket chain says it is recalling ground beef with a sell-by date of Dec. 17 or earlier because it may be contaminated with salmonella.


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New Law Allows Sales Of Beer, Wine At More Mass. Supermarkets

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law a bill allowing beer and wine to be sold at more supermarkets in Massachusetts.


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Deal Struck To Expand Number Of Mass. Stores Selling Alcohol

A potential ballot question battle may be averted.


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Big Y Supermarkets Dump Self-Service Checkout Lanes

Big Y says the self-serve lanes will be phased out by the end of the year, and more standard service lanes added.