Two commissary leaders recognized among best, brightest female managers in the North American retail food industry.
Marcus Montague, store worker at Fort Sam Houston Commissary, Texas, was honored as one of 18 recipients of the 2020 Secretary of Defense Awards for Outstanding Department of Defense Employees and Service Members with Disabilities. The announcement was made Sept. 24, by the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
Kimberly-Clark is voluntarily recalling a limited number of Cottonelle® Flushable Wipes and Cottonelle® GentlePlus Flushable Wipes because they may be contaminated with Pluralibacter gergoviae, according to a Depar
Military commissaries are highlighting energy-saving products during October as the Department of Defense observes National Energy Action Month.
On Oct. 13 the Defense Commissary Agency salutes the U.S. Navy on the 245th anniversary of their establishment by the Continental Congress in 1775.
Costumed ghouls and goblins may not be able to roam the streets for Halloween because of COVID-19. However, for commissary customers, their scary images captured in photos could win a free Thanksgiving turkey.
More than 200 commissary store brands will be available at savings up to 20 percent during one of the Defense Commissary Agency’s largest ever private label promotions Oct. 12-25.
On Oct. 1, 1991, the Defense Commissary Agency officially took over the responsibility of providing the commissary benefit to U.S. military members and their families. As the agency enters its 29th year of managing the military’s commissaries the impact of the benefit cannot be overstated said William F. Moore, DeCA’s new Director and CEO.
Hormel Foods Sales LLC is voluntarily recalling a specific size of their Skippy Super Chunk Peanut Butter product because some jars may contain elevated aflatoxin levels, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Sept. 28.
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