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Albertsons Companies Marks World Oceans Day by Taking Actions to Fulfill our Pledge to End Use of Eel in Sushi

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At Albertsons Companies, we do a lot of work behind the scenes to ensure that we are providing responsibly sourced seafood products as part of our Responsible Seafood Program. Following our January 2018 announcement to remove eel from our sushi products, we immediately started working with our sushi vendors to discontinue the use of eel in sushi sold at our stores.

Smithfield Foods Donates More Than 34,000 Pounds of Protein to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank Albertsons Joins the 26th Stop of Smithfield’s 2018 Helping Hungry Homes® Tour

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Today, Smithfield Foods, Inc. joined forces with Albertsons to donate more than 34,000 pounds of protein to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank. 

“At Albertsons, we are dedicated to bettering the lives of our neighbors in need,” said Lori Raya, Southwest Division president of Albertsons. “It is a privilege to partner with Smithfield Foods for this donation to El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank and help to impact the lives of the many residents we serve in our community.”

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Dairy Month with Innovative Packaging

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Over the years, we have proudly introduced our brands such as Lucerne®, Open Nature® and O Organics®, all offering an assortment of wholesome dairy products from milk, cheese and butter to yogurt and ice cream and everything in between. While the product quality and taste of these products is a no brainer, our environmental footprint is also of huge importance to our company. As part of our ongoing commitment to sustainability, we continue to explore opportunities to minimize our carbon emissions and reduce the waste output in our facilities.

118 Organizations Make Sustainability Appeal for Critical Improvements in Global Tuna Fisheries

By Cliff White
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Originally appeared on SeafoodSource

A wide consortium of global tuna buyers, NGOs, and fishing industry associations have issued a call to regional fishery management organizations that they adopt more stringent rules on harvest strategies, fish-aggregating devices, bycatch limits, catch monitoring and control, and surveillance.

6 Reasons Retail Brands Should Invest in Corporate Social Responsibility

By Charlie Vanek
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Originally posted on Multichannel Merchant

At the Shoptalk retail show in Las Vegas, Narayan Iyengar, SVP, digital and ecommerce for Albertsons Companies, explained that the company can’t “out-Amazon Amazon.” Instead, Albertsons plans to focus on highlighting its ties to local communities.

Albertsons Companies Celebrates Earth Day by Reducing Plastic Waste

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This year, Earth Day is focused on plastic pollution and the lasting effects on our planet. There’s growing concern that plastic, in addition to littering our beaches and clogging our waste streams, is threatening marine wildlife and may end up in our food. Plastic pollution can come from a variety of sources, including clear film in plastic bags or product packaging. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a floating island of plastic waste between Hawaii and California, is now twice the size of Texas because of the increasing amount of plastic waste!

Albertsons Companies’ Open Nature® Brand Expands Its ‘Free-From’ Approach Into Non-Food Categories

Open Nature’s 2018 growth expected to include 240 new products; food items remain free from 110 ingredients like antibiotics, nitrates, sulfites, benzoates, and MSG-type ingredients
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BOISE, Idaho, April 03, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As customers continue to pursue real food and natural products that are free from artificial ingredients, Albertsons Companies, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, today announced that it is expanding its exclusive Open Nature® brand into non-food categories and expects to release more than 240 new Open Nature products in 2018.

Retailers Nationwide Ask Consumers to Save and Improve Lives During Annual #MDAShamrocks Campaign

More than 20,000 local businesses participate in the St. Patrick's Day-themed tradition to support treatments and cures for families affected by neuromuscular disease
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More than 20,000 retailers nationwide have rallied together to raise funds to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) improve the lives of kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases that severely weaken muscle strength and mobility by participating in the 36th annual MDA Shamrocks program — the nation's largest St. Patrick's Day fundraising program of its kind.

Spotlight: Susan Morris, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Albertsons Companies on the Financial Power of Women

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I’d like to believe that future editions of history books will herald each International Women’s Day as an increasingly powerful and impactful day of change. I hope that, each year, the day yields an idea, a hashtag or a movement of historical and monumental proportions. I hope that, each year, the day is one we’ll never forget.

Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation Donate Nearly $300 Million in Food and Financial Support to People and Neighborhoods in Need

Albertsons Companies Foundation Issues Community Impact Report showing how contributions to important causes like breakfast programs and access to health care changed lives
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BOISE, Idaho, March 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ - As part of an ongoing commitment to have a positive and sustained impact on the communities they serve, Albertsons Companies and Albertsons Companies Foundation announced that they gave nearly $300 million in food and financial support to an array of important causes in 2017. 

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