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Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

Can Wal-Mart Really Make Organic Food Cheap For Everyone?

| April 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The giant retailer says it’s adding a new line of organic food that’s at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can’t be achieved overnight.

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Wal-Mart Pledges Fresher Produce By Cutting Out The Middleman

Wal-Mart Pledges Fresher Produce By Cutting Out The Middleman

| June 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

The retailing giant says it will launch training for 70,000 associates to help them spot fruits and vegetables that should no longer be on shelves. The move follows complaints that understaffing was leading to low-quality produce of dubious freshness in stores.

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Cash Back On Broccoli: Health Insurers Nudge Shoppers To Be Well

Cash Back On Broccoli: Health Insurers Nudge Shoppers To Be Well

| March 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rebates on healthy foods purchases can influence what put in their grocery carts, a study found. People spent 9 percent more on fruits, vegetables, non-fat dairy and other healthful foods when they got a 25 percent rebate on them.

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Horse Meat Found In Ikea’s Meatballs

Horse Meat Found In Ikea’s Meatballs

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Swedish furniture giant has become the latest retailer swept up in Europe’s widening horse meat scandal. The affected meatballs have been pulled from stores in more than a dozen countries.

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Small Farmers Aren’t Cashing In With Wal-Mart

Small Farmers Aren’t Cashing In With Wal-Mart

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

The world’s largest retailer says its investing in one of the fastest growing segments of American agriculture: local food. But small farmers say they aren’t necessarily seeing the benefits.

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