Foodservice category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Vending, c-store product may be contaminated

SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. -- Approximately 7,500 premade sandwiches are being recalled from vending machines and convenience stores in six states, reported the Associated Press. The plastic-wrapped sandwiches were made and distributed by Imperial Food Service Inc. (IFS), South Elgin, Ill. The company said...

Raises more than $48,000 for USO

EL PASO, Texas -- Petro Stopping Centers has announced the results of its recent promotion to raise money for the United Services Organization (USO) and presented a check for $48,842 to the USO at the Fort Bliss, Texas, USO Club. Petro pledged $1 to the USO for every chicken fried steak dinner...

Sandwiches sold in some Ark., La., Texas c-stores may be contaminated

LONGVIEW, Texas -- CFS Operating Ltd. is recalling 4,219 units of Cloud's Tuna Salad Sandwiches and Egg Salad Sandwiches because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or...

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Potentially contaminated products still being sold by some retailers, including c-stores