Regional grocery chain Food City is continuing its success in Knoxville, Tenn., by supporting local farmers and bringing back older brands. The company also offers lower prices in its Super Dollar Discount Foods stores.
Several major U.S. restaurants and grocery stores have stopped selling and serving certain types of tomatoes in response to the multistate salmonella outbreak. More than 145 people since April have been affected by the same type of salmonella, believed to have been carried by these tomatoes.
Publix announced Monday that it will buy 49 Albertsons stores in Florida. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is the largest acquisition deal in Publix's history, according to a company spokeswoman.