| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway in parts of Maryland, Virginia and Washington voted Wednesday to authorize a strike against the supermarket chains, saying management has refused to offer a fair labor contract.
Members of United Food & Commercial...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:58 AM
While Butterball, the nation's largest turkey producer, said it was facing a shortage of fresh, large birds weeks before Thanksgiving, Maryland's poultry giant Perdue said it would have no trouble meeting demand.
"Perdue is not experiencing any...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:33 PM
Giant Food and Safeway workers, who are negotiating with management over a labor contract that expires Dec. 20, plan to picket Thursday outside a new Giant store in northwest Washington.
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, one of two UFCW...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:03 PM
Downtown Baltimore will lose one of its few grocery stores when six Fresh & Green's markets in Maryland and Washington close by the end of the month
Natural Markets Food Group announced the closings Monday. The stores, former Superfresh markets, opened...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:38 AM
Union leaders representing 28,000 Giant Food and Safeway workers reached a tentative agreement with both supermarket chains on a new labor contract, which will be presented to members Dec. 17 for a vote.
A collective bargaining agreement for Local 400...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 3:20 AM
A hand-painted sign promising "Free Bread" appears every Thursday in front of the Living Hope Church of God on Montgomery Street, offering bags of bread and pastry to anyone, with no questions asked and no strings attached.
The gourmet bread, donated...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Workers for Giant Food and Safeway stores in the Baltimore-Washington region voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ratify a three-year labor contract that preserves health benefits and raises wages over three years.
Leaders with the United Food and...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Cheryl Knauer has a restaurant gift card in mind for her in-laws, a massage gift card planned for another family member and intends to pick up cards in smaller dollar amounts to Chick-fil-A and Starbucks for kids' stockings and teachers' gifts.
| Apr 24, 2012
| 12:18 PM
Giant Food of Landover is using new labels to help shoppers identify gluten-free foods.
The blue and green signs will be used to mark nearly 3,000 products sold by the region's largest grocery chain.
About three million Americans have to eat a gluten-...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 4:59 AM
Two men are awaiting trial in the armed robberies of a Baltimore check cashing store in Charles Village in October and a bank in Owings Mills in February. What makes these robberies unusual is the amount taken -- more than $26,000 combined.
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:01 AM
At the Dec. 19 meeting of the Wilde Lake Village Board there will be a presentation by Kimco Realty of the plans for the apartment building that will be constructed on the present parking lot of the village center. Since the Giant Food grocery store...