A high-dose flu vaccine for people age 65 and older is now available at all Safeway pharmacies. Fluzone High-Dose is said to provide better protection for seniors, who are at higher risk for flu-related hospitalizations and deaths.
A Sam's Club near Houston has been renovated and now sells prepared meals, imported cheeses and more fresh food. The revamp, which also includes wider aisles and lower shelves, is part of a national effort to remodel 150 stores in the Wal-Mart chain.
Wright County Egg, linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak, has had 73 test results since 2008 indicating possible salmonella contamination. The records, released by congressional investigators, do not show if action was taken at the time to address the problems.
The Corn Refiners Association is asking the Food and Drug Administration for permission to change the name high-fructose corn syrup to corn sugar. Food producers and consumers have been moving away from high-fructose corn syrup, perceiving it as less natural than sugar.