Register coupons at Whole Foods will allow customers to support the Autism Project’s programs.
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Monday, April 1
In conjunction with National Autism Awareness Month, Whole Foods Markets (Garden City and Waterman Avenue locations) will be selling register coupons in $2 and $5 denominations to benefit the Autism Project. The promotion will run throughout the month of April and the coupons are available at checkout. All proceeds will benefit after-school programs for children and teens with Autism. “We are excited to partner with Whole Foods Market to support our children and families,” Joanne Quinn, the executive director of the Autism Project, said. “The donations will offset the high cost of social skills groups that are critical for individuals with autism. Our groups are designed to improve their social skills, personal interactions and success out…
The product may contain Listeria Monocytogenes.
Tuesday, January 29
Whole Foods Market is recalling one lot of its Whole Catch Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon because it may contain Listeria Monocytogenes. The organism may “cause a sometimes fatal infection in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer short-term symptoms, such as high fever, severe headaches, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women,” according to the FDA. The 4-ounce salmon packages are either cold smoked or sliced and were sold in 12 states, including Massachusetts and Rhode Island. According to the FDA: The recalled salmon is sold in black-and-gold, flat, rectangular vacuum-sealed …