Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Hannaford is recalling Gourmet Oatmeal Raisin Cookies and Gourmet Cookie Platters due to nuts not listed on the products' packaging.
Hannaford Supermarkets have announced a recall for two brands of cookies due to nuts not listed on packaging labels. The affected items are Anyone with nut allergies should stay clear of these products until further notice. All affected products have been removed from store shelves. Consumers may return the product to any Hannaford store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at (800) 213-9040.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
A label printing error may mean two types of cakes contain "undeclared allergens."
Hannaford Supermarkets has issued an alert about a label printing error on its Red Velvet Cake Truffle and Triple Chocolate Cake Truffle, which was sold in the bakery department. The cakes may have contained “undeclared allergens.” This means that people with allergies or “severe sensitivity” to egg, milk, peanuts, wheat, soy and tree nuts should not eat these cakes, according to an announcement by the FDA. There are no illnesses reported in connection to this problem, but the supermarket has removed it from the shelves. The product, Red Velvet Cake Truffle with UPC #20335800000 and Triple Chocolate Cake Truffle with UPC # 20335700000, was distributed to stores in Massachusetts. Customers can return the product to the store for a full …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
With the vote earlier this week by the Board of Selectmen to deny a liquor license for Hannaford, today we ask whether Chelmsford should be required to have a cap on how many liquor licenses they can give, and whether or not that played a significant role
Earlier this week, the Board of Selectmen unanimously opposed granting a limited liquor license to Hannaford first discussed a week earlier. Various members of the board citing Chelmsford Police Chief James Murphy's concerns as well as a perceived lack of a public of a public need due to the proximity of other stores nearby that hold licenses, like Drum Hill Liquors. That being said, today our question focuses on another specific portion of this debate and all requests for permanent local liquor licenses in the Commonwealth: how many licenses a town is able to give. If license quotas were the largest factor in a licensing, would the lack of a quote significantly change how Selectmen grant licenses? Would "organic" quotas arise? Or are …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Several local residents spoke out against the proposal at the Selectmen's meeting on Monday. What are your thoughts?
On Monday night, the Board of Selectmen heard arguments over the possibility of Hannaford selling beer and wine at its store on Drum Hill. Representatives of Hannaford told the Board that it had never had any problems enforcing local liquor laws elsewhere throughout New England, and that the Chelmsford store was somewhat of an anomaly for not selling alcohol, with only 13 of the 181 Hannaford stores selling some kind of liquor. They went on to note that their stores in New Hampshire near the Massachusetts border get 9 percent of their sales from alcohol sales, more than twice of that of other Hannaford stores, indicating a demand not being filled by Massachusetts grocery stores south of the border. Chairman Jon Kurland was skeptical of …
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Do you prefer the low prices of Market Basket or do you drive out of town to Trader Joe's?
Which grocery store in or out of town do you prefer? Tell us why! If you choose "other" please tell us which grocery store you prefer to use.
Thursday, December 9, 2010
South Row third and fourth-graders enjoy a show about the importance of living healthy.
As "Coach" explained the health hazards of fatty snacks, "Johnny Junkfood" bolted onto the stage. Escaping Coach's grasp with a series of acrobatic moves, Johnny grabbed whole boxes of the stuff before collapsing on the floor with a sugar high. "Just look at all the stuff he's been eating!" an astonished Coach told the cheering audience of South Row Elementary School third and fourth-graders. "Johnny Junkfood" was really actor John Long, and "Coach" was Glen Wall. Both were performing "FoodPlay," an interactive theater show promoting the importance of healthy eating and other habits to school audiences nationwide. Its South Row performance was done in partnership with Hannaford Supermarkets as part of a sponsored tour. FoodPlay's story was…
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
An award-winning show about good nutrition will be peformed for South Row and Byam students this week.
Today and Thursday, students at Byam and South Row elementary schools will enjoy an award-winning theater show about the importance of exercise and good nutrition. FoodPlay, started in 1982, is an Emmy-award production which uses theater to promote healthy dieting habits and activity. Its Web site states "FoodPlay's shows, educational resources, and media campaigns have earned a host of national awards, outstanding evaluations, and rave reviews…(they) have reached over three million schoolchildren across the country." The show's productions use a mixture of audience participation and acts such as juggling to carry its message. Its South Row production will take place today for the third and fourth-grade classes, and its Byam presentation…