Select commissaries worldwide are planning to schedule recognition events to honor Vietnam War-era veterans, surviving spouses and their families from March 22-31. In observance of Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29, eligible veterans who served from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975 will receive a lapel pin at commissary events. Participants are advised to check with their local commissary for scheduled ceremonies.
Military commissaries in Europe are still receiving shipments of U.S. products as U.S. Department of Agriculture officials negotiate with the European Union to work out an agreement on health certificate requirements.
The Defense Commissary Agency is voluntarily recalling one size of their Freedom’s Choice Grape Jelly, because a thickening agent from a different supplier did not result in the correct consistency, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent March 5.
The Defense Commissary Agency is issuing an internal recall affecting only Europe Area commissaries of all ready-to-eat food products from Snack Support GmbH @ Co., Plant #GM-0230, because a routine lab sampling identified a potentially serious result, according to a recall notice from the Defens
March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s slogan, “Personalize Your Plate,” highlights that the approach to a healthy lifestyle should be as individualized as the person seeking to make positive nutritional changes.
The lifestyle of a young service member can be beyond hectic with ongoing deployments and constant training rotations. To help these busy service members access quick, nutritious meals and snacks, the Defense Commissary Agency launched the first phase of its dietitian-approved fueling station program at 22 commissaries in February. More stores will be added later this month in phase two of the roll out.
MW Polar is voluntarily recalling about 297,000 pounds of ready-to-eat canned corned beef products because they were imported and distributed without undergoing required import re-inspection by the U.S.
The Quaker Oats Company is voluntarily recalling one size of their Sweet Barbecue Flavor Quaker Rice Crisps because they may contain soy, an undeclared allergen, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Feb. 26.
During March, commissary customers will see significant savings with sales promotions linked to National Nutrition Month, Frozen Food Month, NFL ProCamps, the college basketball playoffs, St. Patrick’s Day and more.
Meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic head-on, organizers of the Procter & Gamble Military ProCamps held a virtual kick-off event Feb. 16 to launch the program that hosts football camps for military family youngsters worldwide.
The Defense Commissary Agency’s Freedom’s Choice Enhanced Water received the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s 2020 Salute to Excellence Award virtually through the PLMA’s Private Label Week event Feb. 1-5.
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Registration is open for members of the military community to participate in the Procter & Gamble Military ProCamps Virtual Kick-off event Feb. 16, 1-3 p.m.
The Feb. 17 deadline to apply to the Scholarships for Military Children program, administered by the nonprofit Fisher House Foundation, is quickly approaching.
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