Until 2020, the frequency of family meals prepared at home was on the decline. With the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, preparing and sharing meals at home snapped back into focus, becoming the norm.
Military commissaries have served airmen and their families since the Air Force’s creation 73 years ago, so it’s with pride that the Defense Commissary Agency joins with them in observing their birthday on Sept. 18.
Growing the commissary’s customer base, especially among a younger generation of eligible service members and their families, is a top priority for the Defense Commissary Agency’s new director and CEO.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has upped our public safety awareness, consumers cannot afford to lose track of the precautions recommended to help protect against foodborne illnesses. That’s the message the Defense Commissary Agency is reinforcing as it observes Food Safety Education Month in September, joining the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Food Safety Inspection Service, the Department of Health and Human Services and other organizations.
Frito-Lay is voluntarily recalling select sizes of their Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips and Ruffles Original Potato Chips because they may contain undeclared milk allergens, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Aug. 25.
Russ Davis Wholesale is voluntarily recalling their Crazy Fresh and Quick & Easy brands peach salsa because they contain peaches from a supplier, Prima Wawona, who previously issued a recall notice for their peaches because they may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to a Department o
Prima Wawona is voluntarily recalling their bagged Wawona and Wawona Organic peaches and loose bulk peaches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Aug. 24.
Cedar’s Mediterranean Foods is voluntarily recalling their 12 ounce refrigerated Cucumber Garlic Dill Tzatziki product due to mislabeling, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Aug. 24.
Oberto Snacks Inc. is voluntarily recalling over 300 pounds of their smoked sausage products because it contains soy, an undeclared allergen, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Aug. 24.
During September, National Preparedness Month highlights the significance of being ready for emergencies. This is a message the Defense Commissary Agency takes to heart as it helps its customers save on many of the items they should include in their survival kits.
Hostess Brands, LLC is expanding their initial voluntary recall of specific Hostess Raspberry Zinger products because they may develop mold prior to the best by date, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Aug. 22.
Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) patrons and employees once again led this year’s Department of Defense (DOD) contributions to the annual Feds Feed Families campaign by collecting nearly 2.3 million pounds of food and personal hygiene items.
Faribault Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling Progresso Organic Chicken Noodle Soup due to milk and soy allergens, as well as beef and pork undeclared on the product label according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent August 18.
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) will launch its annual worldwide Commissary Customer Service Survey (CCSS) starting Aug. 24, with new safety measures in place to help prevent COVID-19 exposure.
Kader Exports is voluntarily recalling various sizes of their frozen cooked, peeled and deveined shrimp because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Aug. 13.