Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The plant supplies peanut butter products to stores like Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, Safeway and others.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has blocked food distribution from the Sunland Inc. peanut butter plant in New Mexico, whose products were subject to a wide recall in recent months because of salmonella contamination. The various types of Sunland peanut butter products – sold under several brands by major food retailers, including Trader Joe's, Safeway and Whole Foods – had been part of a voluntary recall that began in September and later was expanded. The FDA action announced Monday is a mandatory order. The company's peanut butter products have been "linked to an outbreak of Salmonella Bredeney that has sickened 41 people in 20 states," the FDA said. The voluntary recall began after salmonella was detected …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Company announced it will move into space currently occupied by A&P in Morristown.
The Madison Whole Foods will have even more company in Morris County in the next couple of years. After announcing in August plans to open a second market in the county in Parsippany, the Austin, Texas-based company said Wednesday on its quarterly earnings call that, among a slate of new store openings, a Morristown location was planned for a 2014, 2015 opening in the space currently occupied by A&P on Washington Street. A&P will retain the space until the end of 2013, said Michael Sinatra, a Whole Foods Market Northeast Public Relations representative. "It's still their space, they're still operating a store there." For now. "We have signed a lease saying that we will be utilizing the property," Sinatra said. "We have committed to it and …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Madison Whole Foods will have a counterpart in Parsippany, the company said.
The Madison Whole Foods will have a counterpart in Parsippany in 2014 or 2015, the company said Tuesday. Since word was released last week that a Whole Foods Market is coming to Parsippany, which would be the second in Morris County, many residents near the planned location have reacted with excitement. Company spokesperson Michael Sinatra told Patch that lease papers have been signed for Whole Foods to rent about 40,000 square feet in a complex that will be constructed on Route 46 between Waterview Boulevard and Intervale Road, where woods now stand. "We're thrilled to be coming to Parsippany," Sinatra said. "I am from the area and with Mountain Lakes and Denville nearby, we know this will be a great location." While a lease agreement has…
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Second annual event raised funds for Chatham United Methodist Church.
Whole Foods of Madison was one of the sponsors for the second annual '80s Night at the Chatham United Methodist Church Saturday night. Attendees paid $38 to have a song of their choice played by the band with proceeds benefiting the church.
Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Grocery store reaches out to help feed more of the Morris County community.
Shop Whole Foods of Madison on Jan. 12 and the supermarket will donate a portion of your purchase cost to the Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center in Morristown. Whole Foods is supporting the Soup Kitchen with its 5 percent Community Day on Jan. 12 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., by donating a total of 5 percent of the day's net sales to the Community Soup Kitchen. The Community Soup Kitchen, located in downtown Morristown, has served a hot noon-time meal every day without fail for the past 26 years, including during the recent blizzard, Whole Foods said in a release. As many as 300 men, women and children are served on a given day, and the Soup Kitchen and its Outreach Center also provides guests with needed social and medical services. The…