There are some food groups that are debatable. Eating a pizza? That’s gettin in your dairy and vegetables, sure, we’ll accept that. But there are other designations which we are pretty sure are non-negotiable, and this Food Lion in North Carolina might need to give employees a bit of a brush-up. For example, the biological meaning behind what “fresh” and “field” and growing things means. [More]
If you find yourself driving down River Highway in Mooresville, NC this summer and suddenly smell a vaguely steak-like odor, don’t worry, you’re not having a stroke. You’re passing by the billboard for Bloom, a supermarket chain that’s owned by Food Lion. The billboard went up last Friday and poots out a charcoal-and-pepper fragrance from 7 to 10 a.m. and again from 4 to 7 p.m. [More]
Food Lion can’t decide how much this boneless New York strip steak costs or weighs. It could weigh .47 pounds at $9.49 per pound, or it could be 1.06 pounds of value priced meat at $6.64 per pound. Reader Mike isn’t sure what’s really going on here, but he’s hungry and confused and wants his steak to come with answers.