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Wow ! (again :) )   Walmart and Kroger  #1 and 3  !  This is interesting. I suppose the organic produce market is becoming very competitive !

 

 

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Quoting from Larry Olmsted, Real Food, Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating & What You Can Do About It, p.79:  "While it is easy to make fun of retailers like Walmart, Costco and BJ's, these quantity-focused companies have enormous leverage over producers and suppliers, whom they often force to adhere to higher standards. "  This quote comes from the section on fish, but is expanded to say that industry experts say that these "big-box stores" are more to be trusted than regular groceries stores.  Olmsted also speaks favorably of Trader Joe's and Whole Food in this capacity.

Interesting book. 


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On 6/21/2017 at 11:27 AM, Porthos said:

we get our meds from their pharmacy

 

the pharmacy is open to all comers.  there's a federal law or regulation that requires that. 

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If you use a giftcard, even if it only has 10.00 loaded on it, and you go checkout with 100.00 worth of stuff, the giftcard gets slid first, then the remaining 90.00 can be paid by check, cash, card, or even EBT card if you have that. A friend of mine didnt want a membership so when I go I reload a couple bucks on hers and that way she can go when she wants. I spend about 300.00 a month there for the two of us.

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8 hours ago, dscheidt said:

 

the pharmacy is open to all comers.  there's a federal law or regulation that requires that. 

just had this conversation with one of my employees, her aunt gets a med from Costco because it was the cheapest source (she needs to get a name brand, not generic, of something). She said you can go on their website and look up the cost of your medicines to compare.

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if you are a Costco shopper :

 

do they cary sub-primals of beef ?   

 

perhaps Prime ?

 

perhaps Chuck Roll ?

 

thanks

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9 hours ago, rotuts said:

if you are a Costco shopper :

 

do they cary sub-primals of beef ?   

 

perhaps Prime ?

 

perhaps Chuck Roll ?

 

thanks

I have seen subprimal of strip loin, tenderloin, rib  but I don't believe I've ever seen a subprimal from the front quarter in our Coscos.  I have bought the tenderloin and the strip loin at some point. 


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You might ask the butcher at your Costco.  I don't see them in the case but a friend picked up a very large shoulder clod a while back

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