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Your Bagged Salad Is Full of Frogs

"Romaine, for example, is lettuce folded on lettuce, where it’s easy for moisture-seeking frogs to hide."
Jelisa Castrodale
7.24.19
Actually

Actually, Tiny Overpriced Grocery Stores Are Perfect for Indecisive People

I look at the exorbitant prices as my penance for the inability to make a decision in bigger stores.
Chason Gordon
4.19.19
groceries

This Couple Says You Should Be Buying Trader Joe's Spices and Reselling Them on Amazon

Everything But the Bagel seasoning is a good starter product, the couple says, because TJ's always has it and it always retails for $2.99.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.27.19
Munchies

This Guy Spent a Year Eating Expired Food and Didn't Die

In addition to way-past-date yogurt and tortillas, he also ate recalled romaine to prove his point about food waste.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.25.19
The Law

Campbell's Soup Trademarked the Word 'Chunky' Because Everyone Made Fun of It

Campbell referenced parodies from The Simpsons, Family Guy, and even Ghostface Killah in its trademark application.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.7.19
grocery stores

Woman Who Sold Pics of Former 'Cosby Show' Actor Working at Trader Joe's Feels Bad Now

She said she only took the picture because 'everybody does it.'
Jelisa Castrodale
9.7.18
cookies

Oreo Is Being Accused of Sabotaging a Rival Cookie Brand

The inter-cookie drama—which spans more than a century—includes messing with store displays and even tattling to Donald Trump.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.14.18
Noisey News

Ludacris Is Both a Whole Foods Enthusiast and a Generous Dude, Apparently

After Luda spontaneously bought $375 worth of groceries for a woman in Atlanta, the New York Times looked into the rapper's charitable past.
Alex Robert Ross
8.7.18
groceries

All I Want to Do Is Buy Groceries: The Plight of an American in Paris

Dining out in Paris, you learn that the customer is NOT always right.
Emily Monaco
6.6.18
groceries

DNA Tests for Mental Health Issues to Be Offered at Albertsons Grocery Stores

This puts a whole new spin on “impulse buys.”
Danielle Wayda
6.1.18
Technology

This Googly-Eyed Robot Is the Newest Employee at a Tennessee Grocery Store

Marty the robot wanders around the store, checking prices and alerting staff to spills.
Lauren Rothman
5.11.18
groceries

Bill Gates Is Adorably Terrible at Guessing the Cost of Everyday Groceries

Um, no, a box of frozen pizza rolls is not $22.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.23.18
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