PLEASANTON, Calif. (FNS) -- Safeway here has set new standards for carrying fresh juice products in all its stores, in the wake of E. coli contamination of apple-juice-based products manufactured by Odwalla, Half Moon Bay, Calif. The chain said it will carry only fresh juices that have a pH level of 4.6 or lower, making them too acidic for E. coli bacteria to live, or that have been heat-treated or pasteurized. "Because the federal government is reviewing the issue and has serious concerns ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.