Friday, March 29, 2013
Customers with Kroger Plus Cards who purchased the products will receive notifications by phone and on their register receipts.
Friday, March 29
If you have a Kroger Plus Card and purchased Farm Rich products subject to a recent recall due to possible E. Coli contamination, expect to hear from the retail chain. On Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Safety Inspection Services (FSIS) announced Farm Rich products is voluntarily recalling 196,222 pounds of product. At this time, the recall only affects 22 oz. Farm Rich Mini Pizza Slices, with a “Best Buy” date of May 15 or May 16, 2014, in the Kroger Michigan Division. The product UPC code is 41322 35643. “All Kroger customers who purchased the recalled product using their Kroger Plus Card will receive a phone call and a message on the bottom of future receipts stating the recalled product was purchased,” said Dale …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Hope at the Table volunteers will gather monetary and food donations at Kroger locations.
This month, Gleaners Community Food Bank and Kroger are working together to bring hope to the tables of hungry southeast Michiganders. Each Saturday in January, volunteers will spend their day at local Kroger grocery stores across southeast Michigan, handing out information about the Bringing Hope to the Table initiative, as well as accepting donations of nonperishable food and money from shoppers. Volunteers will be out at the Royal Oak Kroger store Jan. 19, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., in addition to other locations in Oakland County. Volunteers for Bringing Hope to the Table will be in Macomb County on Jan. 12, Oakland County on Jan. 19, and Livingston and Monroe counties on Jan. 26. Volunteers are still needed for every date except Jan. 19. To…
Thursday, September 27, 2012
All store donations will benefit the American Cancer Society and Karmanos Cancer Institute.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- Judy Davids
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Kroger customers can help fight breast cancer on behalf of a special person during Kroger’s autumn breast cancer campaign, which has already begun and will go through the end of October. Customers may purchase a pink ribbon for $1 at any Kroger register and all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Customers also can help by making a coin box donation to benefit breast cancer awareness and research. You can donate at the Royal Oak Kroger located on the corner of Woodward Avenue and 13 Mile Road. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute. Located in Detroit, the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute is one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The grocery store chain asks customers in 15 states to return the product, because of possible listeria contamination.
The Kroger Co. is asking all Michigan customers, and those in 14 other states, to check their refrigerators for certain Kroger Fresh Selections Tender Spinach 10-ounce packages, which are being recalled due to possible listeria monocytogenes contamination. Pregnant women or people with weakened immune systems could suffer severe illness after eating listeria monocytogenes. According to an alert issued by the Food and Drug Administration, the product is supplied by NewStar Fresh Foods LLC, has UPC code 0001111091649 and a "best if used by" date of Sept. 16. Any opened or unopened products should not be consumed and should be returned by customers to their local Kroger store for a full refund or replacement. Other states included in the …
Saturday, June 23, 2012
Flajnik and business partner will introduce customers to a new wine from their winery this Friday.
Saturday, June 23, 2012
The following information was provided by Katie Riehl/Kroger. Ben Flajnik from ABC’s "The Bachelor" and his business partner in Envolve Winery, Mike Benziger, are excited to return to Michigan to visit two Kroger stores for special wine events with customers. Flajnik will be at Kroger on Coolidge Highway in Troy from 5-7 p.m. this Friday, June 29; he will also visit a Kroger in Ann Arbor on Thursday. He and Benziger will greet guests and sign Envolve wine bottles. They will also be hosting wine tastings at the stores, where they will introduce their newest wine, Sonoma Mountain Rosé. The two made appearances at Kroger stores in Novi, Birmingham and Bloomfield Township earlier this year, where they were so pleased with the events they have …
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Through television commercials and in-store promotions, Kroger is bringing Michigan Made products to the forefront of its shelves in response to consumer demand for local products.
Visit the dairy case at any Kroger store in the state this week and you’ll see the first feature of the company’s partnership with Pure Michigan to promote locally raised and made foods. Kroger brand milk is the star of the newest Pure Michigan television commercial and the first consumer packaged good to be featured in the state’s iconic advertising campaign. As Kroger customer communications representative, Dave Hollandsworth, explains, there are three components to the new campaign: promote local brands through Pure Michigan, work with Michigan State University’s Product Center to bring smaller brands to Kroger shelves and clearly identify those products that are “Michigan Made" throughout the store. “In some cases, I have felt almost …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Kroger is recalling Aunt Jemima frozen pancakes for because they may contain soy. The supermarket chain is also making automated phone calls to inform customers about the recall.
Kroger stores are recalling certain Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes because they may contain soy protein. According to a release from Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, the parent company for Aunt Jemima, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy protein may run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume this product. Pinnacle issued the voluntary recall after it discovered "there may have been a potential cross-contact with product that contained soy protein being produced on the same equipment" according to the release. The company has no reports of illness, and the Food and Drug Administration has been made aware of this recall. According to Pinnacle, this recall applies to Aunt Jemima Frozen Panckes in cardboard cartons with …
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Store employee was held at gunpoint and forced to open a safe, police say.
Birmingham Police are searching for a man who helped rob Kroger at gunpoint Monday evening, while a second man believed to be involved is in custody. According to police reports, two men entered the Kroger store at Maple and Woodward around 11:40 p.m. and jumped over the office counter. They entered the security office, reports state, where they forced an employee at gunpoint to open the store's safe. The pair then filled a trash bag with an undisclosed amount of cash and ran into the parking lot, where they got into a car and fled eastbound on Maple, police said. While leaving, they struck a car parked in the lot, police said. Police were alerted by a motorist and began following the pair into Troy. Somewhere on Maple, east of Coolidge, …
Sunday, September 11, 2011
Zoo and Kroger offer free admission and a commemorative ceremony on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks.
Sunday - the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States – first responders and their families were treated to free admission to the Detroit Zoo as well as a Ceremony of Remembrance. The Detroit Zoological Society and Kroger hosted the police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians and their guests to remember and celebrate the 2,977 people who lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and Flight 93 that crashed in Pennsylvania, including 343 firefighters and 97 police officers. ”The zoo provides sanctuary to both animals and people," Detroit Zoo Executive Director Ron Kagen said. Deputy Sean Galloway of the Oakland County Sheriff's Department was on duty Sept. 11, …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
“I still think we made the right decision," Mayor Jim Ellison said of turning down the controversial proposal to build a grocery store on Main Street.
At last month’s Planning Commission meeting, commissioners declared their intentions to deny Kroger's proposal to build a store at the vacant Fresard auto dealership lot on Main Street. It's expected to be official Tuesday night. A finding of fact has been drawn up by the city's Planning Department staff to accurately detail the Planning Commission’s reasons for denying the 45,248-square-foot Kroger project proposed for the lot at 400 N. Main St. The July 12 meeting was Kroger’s second attempt at having its plan accepted. Though Kroger came back with a modified plan from its original 49,714-square-foot plan, the changes were still not in line with the Planning Commission’s vision of expanding Royal Oak’s walkable community and maintaining …