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  • Supervalu reportedly has begun testing a dollar store section in some of its mainstream Shop 'n Save and Cub Food stores, under the banner "Deal$–Nothing Over a Dollar."


  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Pepsi plans to bring back its orange-flavored LiveWire soft drink, part of the Mountain Dew line, beginning this week and through the summer.

    It is the second run for the soda, which had a limited run last summer.


  • The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P) has agreed to pay more than $242,000 to settle claims it violated federal child labor laws between June 15, 2000, and May 15, 2003, in A&P and Food Emporium stores throughout New York State, according to a report from the Associated Press.

    A&P did not admit any wrongdoing in the settlement. The charges alleged that A&P improperly allowed workers younger than 18 to operate freight lifts and elevators, operate, load and unload cardboard box balers and clean and operate meat slicers and dough mixers.

    In 993, A&P paid $490,000 in penalties to settle a similar case.


  • A federal judge has decided to deny $1.28 billion awarded by a jury to more than 35,000 cattle ranchers in a case that alleged price manipulation by Tyson Foods.

    The judge said the award was "overstated," though he did not say what amount would be appropriate.

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