LANDOVER, Md. -- Legislation cropping up in states around the country that would force businesses to either provide health care for their employees or subsidize government health care programs is sometimes dividing food retailers onto opposite sides of the issue. In Maryland, Giant Food here has been aggressively campaigning in support of a bill that would penalize large companies that pay less than 8% of their wage costs in health care benefits, but the Ahold-owned chain is quite alone in ...

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