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Health and Wellness

Retailers

Meijer Begins Health Screenings for Employees

The retailer will begin daily temperature checks of staff and require them to answer questions before shifts.

Retailers

Harmons to Distribute Free Thermometers to Drive-Up Shoppers

Eight of the retailer's Utah locations are distributing one thermometer per family at pharmacy drive-thrus.

The Lempert Report: We may be influenced by our social peers—both close friends and acquaintances on social media—more than we realize when choosing certain foods.

Sunkist Growers recently announced it is giving three truckloads of fresh citrus fruit to California schools and food banks, while Reed's is stocking up first responders with beverages.

To help keep children and their parents moving during social distancing, the retailer debuts 15- to 20-minute videos that feature fun, physical activities.

The Lempert Report: Vegan specialties are becoming a normal part of the menu at fast-casual and fast-food eateries, and sales are growing.

The scourge of COVID-19 provides a prime opportunity for food retailers to accelerate family meal promotions and meal guidance.

The Lempert Report: Lack of access to healthy food is a factor in obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure, and those who live in and around food deserts suffer the most, but Baltimore is making strides.

The Lempert Report: Men are more likely to shop in-store and buy plant-based meat alternatives. Tracking and responding to men's preferences can equal healthy returns for food retailers.

The drug chain will operate and rebrand 99 of the grocer’s pharmacies and acquire the prescription files from 11 additional Schnucks pharmacies to transfer elsewhere.

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