Simone Blythe, store director at the Fort Eustis Commissary on Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia, and Dawn Ballestracci, store manager at Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, California, have been chosen by Progressive Grocer as “Top Women in Grocery for 2021.”
The Defense Commissary Agency is implementing a voluntary internal recall on specific lots of 7up Zero Sugar 12 pack can products because they may contain levels of sulfites above labeling limits, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Oct.
Commissary customers can save much for Halloween, whether it’s on candy for the legions of young, costumed visitors yelling “trick-or-treat;” for their party food and drink or by entering a costume contest for a chance to win a turkey.
“Coffee and the military go together like the commissary and patron savings,” said Marine Sgt. Maj. Michael R. Saucedo, senior enlisted advisor to the DeCA director. “And our customers can shop their commissary to get whatever coffee they want at significant savings.”
John Turner III, assistant commissary officer at the Fort Bragg North Commissary in North Carolina, was honored as one of 21 recipients of the 2021 Secretary of Defense Awards for Outstanding Department of Defense Employees and Service Members with Disabilities on Oct. 7.
Simple Mills is voluntarily recalling some lot codes of their Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Crackers because they may contain milk, an undeclared allergen, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Oct. 7.
On Oct. 13, the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) salutes the U.S. Navy on the 246th anniversary of their establishment by the Continental Congress in 1775. Throughout its history, the commissary benefit has gained the admiration and gratitude of sailors and their families, said Marine Sgt. Maj. Michael R. Saucedo, senior enlisted advisor to the DeCA director.
Commissaries are on a mission to help active troops avoid unhealthy fast food. To do that, the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) has rolled out Dietitian-Approved Fueling Stations, offering nutritious and cost-effective alternatives at many of its stores.
Bayer is voluntarily recalling specific Lotrimin® and Tinactin® products due to the presence of benzene, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Oct. 1.
Coppertone is voluntarily recalling specific lots of some of their Pure & Simple SPF 50 Spray, Sport Mineral SPF 50 Spray and Travel-Size Coppertone Sport Spray products due to the presence of benzene, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Sept. 30.
October represents the unofficial start of the holiday season for commissary customers who want to see Halloween and Thanksgiving promotions, super savings and more, said the Defense Commissary Agency’s director of sales.
On Oct. 1, 1991, the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) officially took over the responsibility of providing the commissary benefit to U.S. military members and their families. “Today, that legacy of service drives us to be the military’s grocery provider of choice, reaffirming our commitment to deliver the commissary benefit to as many eligible patrons as possible at the best possible savings directed by Congress,” said DeCA Director and CEO Bill Moore.
Fairlife is voluntarily recalling a small quantity of their chocolate-flavored milk packaged in 8-ounce six-packs because they do not meet company standards and, as a result, lack commercial sterility and have the potential for spoilage, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Ag
The federal government’s annual Feds Feed Families campaign has ended with just over 7.5 million pounds of food being donated to food banks across the nation. This year’s campaign was conducted June 1 through Aug. 31 for federal workers, and commissary customers and Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) employees who wanted to donate to local food banks and pantries.