Lindt & Sprüngli (USA), Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of their Lindt Excellence 85% Cocoa chocolate bars because it may contain undeclared allergens, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent March 20.
The Defense Commissary Agency announced several operational policies to help stores better serve customers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
Military commissaries worldwide are cancelling many special events such as the April/May sidewalk sales because of COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns, said the sales director of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA).
Rear Adm. (Ret.) Robert J. Bianchi, DOD special assistant for commissary operations, addresses how military commissaries are responding to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Outshine Fruit Bars because they may be contaminated with extraneous white plastic pieces, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent March 10.
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) is working with the military communities most impacted by the coronavirus outbreak to increase shipments of high-demand items, particularly hand sanitizers and disinfectant wipes.
“National Nutrition Month in March is a great time to reenergize those goals and recommit to a healthier lifestyle,” said Deborah Harris, the Defense Commissary Agency’s Health and Wellness Program Manager, MPH, RD, CDE (Masters of Public Health, registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator). “Your commissary is here to back you up and keep you motivated with the following tips.”
More new commissary store brands, including an FDA-approved baby formula, will be hitting store shelves in upcoming months as the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) continues to augment its private label inventory.
With the launch of the new patron access initiative on Jan. 1, customers in the new categories of disabled veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war and their certified caregivers can now sign up for an account on the commissary website.
Las Vegas Raider defensive end Clein Ferrell was part of the official kickoff event on Feb. 19 for the eighth year of the Procter & Gamble (P&G)-sponsored NFL ProCamps program for thousands of military children worldwide.
As winter gives way to spring, commissary customers will see significant savings with March sales promotions linked to Frozen Food Month, National Nutrition Month, St. Patrick’s Day, NFL ProCamps, the college basketball playoffs and more.
CJ Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling their Annie Chun’s Teriyaki Noodle Bowl product because it may contain undeclared peanuts, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Feb. 16.
Lindt & Sprüngli (USA), Inc.
For the last three years, the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) and its military resale counterparts, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), Coast Guard Exchange (CGX) the Marine Corps Exchange (MCX), and the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM), have convened a joint marketing conference to find innovative ways to attract and better serve military customers.
With February being Heart Health Month, the Defense Commissary Agency wants to help educate its customers about foods that can help lower their risks for heart attack and stroke.