Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Fresh Direct noise pollution, Whole Foods sued by Seattle, more Wednesday One Liners...

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Gristedes Grocery magnate John Catsimatidis has toyed with running for mayor for months - focusing his run on bringing the World's Fair back to New York City in 2014.




AFTER six years of political skirmishing, labeling laws that are supposed to tell shoppers whether their tomatoes, apples or chicken are homegrown or imported have taken effect. The new law gives retailers until March 30 to label the country of origin for foods including fruits, vegetables, beef, lamb, chicken, goat meat, ginseng, peanuts, pecans and macadamia nuts. Until now, only seafood has been subject to the labeling rule.

NY1 writes on the noise pollution Fresh Direct creates.

An out-of-control driver crashed through the window of a Brooklyn supermarket Friday and plowed into an elderly woman at the checkout counter, authorities and witnesses said, the driver was a representative from UFCW Local 342.

The 4th Street Food Co-op in Manhattan’s lower east side is still hanging in there six months after the city’s biggest Whole Foods supermarket moved into the neighborhood.

The Daily News gives readers advice on where to get the Falls best fruits and vegetables.

Whole Foods is being sued in Seattle for halting construction of a new store.

C&S Wholesale Grocers in NH is laying off around 250 workers related to the loss of Big Y Supermarkets as a customer, reports said.
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One local union in Western Canada settled with Loblaw while two others are scheduled to vote on tentative contract settlements, United Food and Commercial Workers Canada said.
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The Food Emporium, A&P's New York City-based grocery chain, has signed on as an official sponsor and has been named the official gourmet specialty store of the 2008 ING New York Marathon, A&P officials told SN.
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New York and eight other states sued the Bush administration Thursday over federal rules on water dumped from ships, claiming there is an illegal loophole that could hurt fisheries and contaminate drinking water
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1 comment:

Charlie Patseas said...

Slept in Clinton Lincohen Bedroom! Big Fat Greek Caricature! The Holy Father gone to Turkey to redeem and consecrate the Greeks,
so don't need no more soviet temples. Don't need no gyro blimpie Bart when got a regular Pope without the diner attitude. My pop kept hitting momma with a skillet on the head. Friends ended up in the hospital after their pop beat them. Pops got drunk and ruined my first car. Killed two cats and a dog, thrown out the window. Neighbor drowned the canaries in ouzo, lit, ate them. Ma overdid whip so she could give less pie. All our stuff came pilfered, with logos. Greeks overcook all meat so no one knows is bad. Another banned tenants flushing toilet paper. Waiters inpune sanitation because "dirty is natural and healthy." Priests just answered "behave, respect, tradition!" Now priest comes "no intercommunion!" Where was
he when we needed him to protect us from our crazy parents? Don't
sell me "educated Greeks" because we know all them Trojan Horse
cheated on the exams. Besides it's just TV repair school. Remember
all those jailed old disco Greeks, tax cheats to "protest" Jerome Ford
stopping the Trojan Horse in Chyprious? We can't get good jobs
because no one trusts Greeks, because of Trojan Horse. They always faked reading Greek. That's why we borrowed regular Catholic books instead of read Greek. Sure, we sacrifice to Greek myths three times a year to please yiayia, and she's nun the wiser when we go to regular Catholic Mass on Sundays when she bummed from bouzaki dances. Ain't need no more Bart, just the regular Pope. That's why we all married regular Catholic when we grew up. So they can trust us.

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