Reaching for the MILITARY STAR® card at a military exchange store or commissary is strengthening benefits for all who serve and have served.
Grimmway Farms is voluntarily recalling certain carrot products because they may have been contaminated with Salmonella, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent July 22.
“Come Home to Savings, Shop Your Local Commissary” is a joint Defense Commissary Agency and industry sales promotion coming to commissaries worldwide starting in August that will offer more opportunities to save for service members and their families.
Nearly 80 commissaries have Dietitian-Approved Fueling Stations available to offer healthy and cost-effective alternatives to fast food for service members. And more stations are on the way.
Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling specific NEUTROGENA® and AVEENO® Aerosol Sunscreen Products, due to low levels of benzene, a cancer causing substance, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent July 15.
The average grocery store shopper spends 41 minutes per shopping trip, not including travel time, and makes 1.5 trips per week according to the Time Use Institute. That equates to 53 hours per year spent grocery shopping. The Defense Commissary Agency offers ideas to help shorten your shopping trip, allowing you to divert some of this time back to family and leisure activities.
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The Defense Commissary Agency is expanding their initial voluntary recall of their Freedom’s Choice Ranch Dressing to include additional Ranch sell by date codes and Lite Ranch and Buttermilk varieties, due to swelling of the product creating bloated bottles, according to a recall notice from the
Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 8.5 million pounds of their ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent July 3.
The Defense Commissary Agency is voluntarily recalling one size of their Freedom’s Choice Ranch Dressing, due to swelling of the product creating bloated bottles, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent July 2.
Army Lt. Col. Angela M. Schmillen is the Defense Commissary Agency’s new director of public health and safety, announced Rogers E. Campbell, executive director of DeCA’s Store Operations Group. Schmillen’s selection is effective July 1.
Just as it’s heating up for summer, commissaries worldwide have an incredible selection of cool, soothing, delicious ice cream products at great prices as we all observe July as National Ice Cream Month.
July is that time of year when families, friends and food come together to create the ultimate outdoor barbecue. As the grills heat up for the Fourth of July holiday or just plain old summer fun, commissaries can help customers enjoy their cookouts with more money in their pockets.
The worldwide rollout of Commissary CLICK2GOTM just got better with a waiver of the service charge for a limited time, as an added incentive for new customers and old customers alike to use the Defense Commissary Agency’s improved online shopping experience.
The commissary benefit was an important part of Bill Moore’s life growing up. He is the son of a combat veteran, so he remembers what a trip to the commissary meant to his family’s quality of life. Today, as the director and CEO of the Defense Commissary Agency, Moore is celebrating the 154th birthday of the commissary benefit on July 1 by boosting its future usage.