Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Wednesday Morning One Liners...

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Under the new rule, grocery stores will have to identify the country of origin for meats, produce and certain nuts; seafood is already labeled. Though it took effect on Tuesday, the Agriculture Department gave retailers six months to comply with the new law.



CBS News asks can you really tell where your food is from?



United Food and Commercial Workers Local 880, the union representing thousands of area grocery workers, has reached tentative contract agreements with Giant Eagle Inc. and Heinen's Fine Foods.


The fledgling Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market operation showed heavy losses in its first reported results, but sales were improving, parent company Tesco said Tuesday.
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The New York Times Editorial board has released a statement regarding Bloomberg and Term Limits.

Anthony Weiner said he’ll run against Bloomberg, but Bill Thompson was on the fence.



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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thoought this was a good analysis about Tesco's report on Fresh & Easy's loss:

Title: News & Analysis: Tesco Reports Half-Year Financials; Reports Loss For Fresh & Easy USA and Sales Per Square Foot Averages

Link:http://freshneasybuzz.blogspot.com/2008/09/news-analysis-tesco-reports-half-year.html

They also have a story about the UFCW and the workers at a store in Huntington Beach, California that want to be unionized. Tesco turned down their request letter.

Title: News & Analysis: Tesco Reports Half-Year Financials; Reports Loss For Fresh & Easy USA and Sales Per Square Foot Averages

Link: http://freshneasybuzz.blogspot.com/2008/10/tesco-fresh-easy-denies-huntington.html

The blog is at www.freshneasybuzz.blogspot.com if those links don't work.

Michael--UFCW retired.

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