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Tag: Kroger

Think grocery prices are high now? Just wait.

We can’t afford to let another supermarket giant gobble up an even bigger piece of the American pie.

Senators push back on $25 billion Kroger-Albertsons grocery giant merger

Opposition from progressive lawmakers, such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders, are calling on regulators to reject the deal.

More than 8,000 Kroger grocery workers strike in Colorado

On the heels of a new report showing significant financial insecurity, including homelessness, among workers at Kroger grocery stores, more than 8,000...

Demand Kroger eliminates toxic pesticides from their food now

It is time for Kroger to act right now and to focus on increasing domestically produced organic products. 

Progressive Briefing for Friday, August 24

Congressman and his wife plead not guilty to campaign spending charges, Kroger to phase out plastic bags, and more.

One of the largest supermarket chain announces plan to phase out...

"As part of our Zero Hunger | Zero Waste commitment, we are phasing out use-once, throw-it-away plastic bags and transitioning to reusable bags in our stores by 2025."

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