Kroger

Kroger To Give $130M In 'Thank You' Pay

(CNN) - Kroger will be spending $130-million to say thank you to its employees for working during the pandemic. The company announced on Friday that the one-time payment to its workers is to acknowledge their dedication during this unprecented…

Retailers To Install 'Sneeze Guards'

(CNN) - As the fight against the coronavirus continues, some of the largest grocery chains in the country are installing sneeze guards. Those retailers include Kroger, Albertsons and Walmart. The plexiglass sneeze guards will function as barriers between customers…

Kroger Reverses Ban On Visa Credit Cards

(CNN) - Kroger has reversed its ban on Visa credit cards. Store officials say they will now take Visa at all locations. The supermarket chain banned the credit cards back in April, citing high fees charged to retailers. At…

Kroger To Start Selling Longer-Lasting Avocados

Cincinnati, OH (WXIX) - Good news avocado lovers! This week, Kroger is going to start selling avocados that last longer. How? They'll be sprayed with a plant-based solution that's supposed to lock in moisture and block oxygen; in other…

Cut Melon Recalled Over Possible Salmonella

(CNN) - Nearly 100 people from nine states have gotten sick in a salmonella outbreak. Now, pre-cut melon sold at Whole Foods, Kroger, Target, Walmart, Trader Joe's and other stores has been voluntarily recalled, due to the possibility of…

5 Million Lbs of Beef Added to Salmonella Recall

(CNN) - Check your freezer! More beef has been recalled due to salmonella contamination. More than five-million pounds of non-intact raw beef products have been added to the initial recall from back in October. The brands of beef include…

Kroger to Eliminate Plastic Bags By 2025

(CNN) - Kroger is making strides to protect the environment by getting rid of a grocery store staple. The supermarket giant, which also owns several other grocery store chains says it will eliminate plastic bags entirely by 2025. They'll…

Kroger Launches Online Grocery Delivery Service

Cincinnati, OH(WXIX) - Companies like Amazon and Walmart have made great strides in online grocery delivery. And now, the service is coming to another grocery store. Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the U.S., launched its direct home delivery…

Ground Beef Recalled Over Bits of Plastic

Cincinnati, OH (WXIX) - A North Carolina food processing company that supplies meat to grocery giant Kroger is recalling upwards of 35,000 pounds of ground beef. The concern is that the meat could contain small pieces of hard plastic. The…

Kroger Will Not Sell Guns to Anyone Under 21

(CNN)- Kroger, America's largest grocery chain, says it will raise the minimum purchase age for guns and ammunition to 21. The grocery stores themselves do not sell guns, but the company does sell weapons and ammunition at 46 Fred Meyers…