Ukrop's will carry a new type of bandage in their first aid aisles. The high-performance bandage with technology to seal and protect wounds is the same used in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. The bandages are an option for people who take blood-thinning medications, according to the supermarket company.
Speaking to attendees of the FMI Pharmacy Conference on Saturday, Cathy Polley of the Food Marketing Institute encouraged members to contact Congress regarding changes to Medicare reimbursements. A proposal to alter the standard on which reimbursements are based could endanger thousands of pharmacies, said Polley.
CPG companies hope their next big brand release can turn into their next $1 billion brand. Companies such as Procter & Gamble and Kimberly-Clark hope they can get the highest percentage of sales from the fewest number of brands.
Harris Teeter voluntarily recalled two types of prepared salads after its provider, Gourmet Boutique, warned that they could be contaminated with listeria. The products included Szechuan Chicken Salads and Honey, Fruit and Nut Chicken Salads.