In this section of the Food Lion News Room, you'll find our latest press releases. The releases are listed in chronological order, and are also sortable by category. Please don't hesitate to contact our Media Relations Team with any questions.
Food Lion now offers a healthier, premium choice in the ice cream
Food Lion's Healthy Delight "No Sugar Added" Premium Lowfat Ice Cream is
the grocery industry's first private-label brand sweetened with
sucralose (Splenda® Brand Sweetener) and formulated to contain no gluten.
"We are the first grocery retailer to have Splenda-sweetened ice cream
under our brand," said Donna Smith, Food Lion brand product manager
Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG) (Euronext Brussels: DELB), the Belgian
international food retailer, has announced that Shelley G. Broader will
become the President and Chief Operating Officer of its Kash n' Karry
subsidiary effective June 23, 2003. Broader will replace Michael Byars,
who has served as Chief Operating Officer since September 1997. Byars is
considering several other opportunities within Delhaize Group.
Food Lion provided details today of a program it's launching to support
U.S. military men and women on active duty and their families.
Food Lion's efforts have earned the company the designation of
"Preferred Employer," given by Employer Support of Guard and Reserve, a
voluntary branch of the U.S. Department of Defense. The preferred
employer title signifies that Food Lion provides benefits to full-time,
active-duty employees beyond
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named Food Lion an "ENERGY
STAR Partner of the Year" for its "outstanding" reductions in energy
consumption through energy management leadership. Food Lion's
accomplishments will be recognized at an April 15 awards ceremony in
This is the second-consecutive year Food Lion has earned the
designation. Food Lion is the only supermarket company to receive the
honor, as it
Food Lion's commitment to buy fresh produce from local and regional
growers makes it possible for families to set their Thanksgiving tables
with vegetables and fruits grown close to home.
Food Lion shoppers in North Carolina can buy sweet potatoes grown in
North Carolina. Pennsylvania customers can warm their bones with apple
cider produced from Keystone State apples. South Carolinians can add
greens grown in South Carolina to their
Food Lion is cooperating with ConAgra in its voluntary recall of ground
beef. ConAgra Beef Company, based in Greeley, Colo., is recalling
approximately 19 million pounds of beef trim and fresh and frozen ground
beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli 0157:H7, according
to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Food Lion an
Energy Star® "Partner of the Year" for its outstanding energy use
management and pollution prevention efforts throughout its organization.
Food Lion will be recognized at a 10th Anniversary awards ceremony in
Washington, D.C., on March 26, 2002.
Kash n' Karry Food Stores, based in Tampa, Fla., is recalling packages
of its in-store baked chocolate croissants because they may contain
undeclared pecans. People who have allergies to pecans could run the
risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The recalled chocolate croissants were sold in Kash n' Karry
supermarkets throughout Central Florida. The product is located in the
bakery section of Kash n' Karry