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Costco calls for end to bee-killing pesticides

The retail corporation Costco has requested that its suppliers end the use of bee-killing pesticides on garden plants sold in its stores. This is part of a Friends of the Earth initiative.

Costco's switch to Visa from Amex hits unanticipated challenges

Issaquah - If it isn't one thing, it's another complicating discount retailer Costco's switch to Visa-branded credit cards from American Express.

Op-Ed: Declining wholesale business plaguing Costco, Lumber Liquidators

One could be liable for cancerous flooring, the other just watched their credit arm go from Amex to Citi. The business of offloading excess inventory has been uncharacteristically slow in 2016, so what are Costco and Lumber Liquidators doing wrong?

Chile's salmon fisheries using high levels of antibiotics

Chile is the world's second largest producer of salmon, behind Norway, putting out 895,000 thousand metric tons of the fish in 2014. But during that same period, Chilean salmon farmers used 1.2 million pounds of antibiotics, up 13 percent from 2013.

CFIA recalls Kirkland Brand and Sobeys chicken salads

Recall notices have been issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for Kirkland's Signature roasted chicken salad and Sobeys in-store prepared chicken salad due to possible contamination of the product with Listeria monocytogenes.

Massive U.S. fruit recall underway because of Listeria risk

A number of major food retailers are being forced to recall some of their produce this week after a packing company's discovery of possible listeria contamination in several of their products.

Costco mistakenly sells bibles under 'fiction' category

Simi Valley - A Costco store in Southern California was found to have been selling bibles as "fiction." Costco representatives claim the categorization was due to a labeling error.

Frozen berry mix triggers hepatitis outbreak

A series of acute hepatitis A outbreak across five U.S. states have been linked with a frozen berry and pomegranate mix sold by Costco stores.

Salmonella link found in pet food

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigators have announced the results of the investigation into a rare strain of salmonella contamination.

Costco caves to Greenpeace pressure stops selling red listed fish

Issaquah - After nearly a year of pressure by Greenpeace supporters Costco announced it has stopped selling a dozen threatened species of red listed fish in a corporate effort to provide customers with a choice of sustainable seafood products only.

Recall of infant car seat/carriers

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), announced a recall of Dorel Infant Car Seat/Carriers

Wal-Mart enters death market, sells caskets and urns online

As the financial downturn continues to affect Americans, Wal-Mart will begin to sell caskets and urns online, which will be at less of a cost than a funeral parlor.

Costco and Family Dollar better than expected

In these rough economic times there is some good news for Family Dollar Stores Inc and Costco Wholesale Corp. Both of these companies have reported better-than-expected quarterly profits Wednesday.

Discount retailer Costco making solar conversions in Hawaii

Costco is thinking big. Big savings. Big technology. They are looking to turn Hawaiian sunshine into electricity in order to save on costs, by installing its first solar electric system for a store .

Costco Job-bias Lawsuit to Go Ahead

Female managers at Costco Wholesale Corp. can go ahead with a class-action discrimination lawsuit in a case alleging that male managers are favored for promotions.

Costco Adds Web Site For Business Customers

SEATTLE - At a time when many online vendors are pulling back, Costco Wholesale Corp. has introduced a Web site for business customers. The warehouse chain already generates more than half of its sales from business shoppers at its 330 physical loc...

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Costco products subject to recall by Wawona Packing Company
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Kirkland Signature roasted chicken salad
Kirkland Signature roasted chicken salad
Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables from Taylor Farms.
Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables from Taylor Farms.
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Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables from Taylor Farms.
Costco: FDA tests point toward E. coli in salad vegetables from Taylor Farms.
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