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September 28, 2021

Wegmans is now offering Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for people who are 65 and older, individuals 50-64 with underlying conditions, those 18-49 with underlying conditions based on personal benefits and risk, and people 18-64 at increased risk of COVID due to institutional/occupational settings. The booster shots are available via appointment only, and only available […]

The polystyrene foam containers are what Wegmans-brand eggs are currently packaged in, but the company just announced a major change. Wegmans had made the announcement that it has phased out that packaging in favor of cartons that are made from 100% post-consumer recycled newsprint and paper products and are recyclable, compostable, and biodegradable. By making […]

In the annual ‘Companies That Care’ list from PEOPLE magazine, Wegmans takes the number one spot on the slideshow. The list highlights organizations that show care, respect, and concern for workers and their communities. Wegmans not only took the top spot, but 2021 marks the fifth year it has appeared on the rankings. PEOPLE cited […]

If you are a Wegmans customer you should change your password to the companies website or app. The company sent out an email to customers making them aware of an issue with two of their databases. Wegmans said that two of their cloud databases holding customer information may have been exposed. The reason they said […]

Yesterday, activists organized by Free the People ROC attended a rally to commemorate the one year mark since Daniel Prude encountered the Rochester Police department, which led to his death one week later. They encouraged others in Rochester to call out of work and school to demand justice for Prude, calling March 23rd “Daniel’s Day” […]

Yesterday, Wegmans announced that it would be able to begin distributing vaccinations to two groups: those 65 and older and its own pharmacy employees. Until the infrastructure is tested, the company will only be administering the vaccine to these groups until told otherwise. If you are over 65, you an use this link here to […]

Foodlink’s Check out Hunger program raised over $700,000 from donations by Wegman’s shoppers this year. It makes donating easy by giving shoppers the option to add a extra money to their grocery purchase. The total donation amount was $710,212.34 and came in from 21 Rochester-area stores. The fundraising campaign has earned more than $43 million […]

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December 8, 2020

A local Rochester mushroom farm has just won a huge cash prize of $250,000 from the GrowNYFarms competition. Leep Foods, located in a small industrial park outside of the city, was competing with other farms all over the world for the prize. “This is the base ingredient,” said Luke Luft, the production manager and mycologist, […]

Grocery store chains all over the country are beginning to bring back limits on certain ‘Stockpile’ items, as coronavirus infection rates begin to climb back up. Kroger gave a statement to USA Today saying that they have “proactively and temporarily set purchase limits to two per customer on certain products.” Items that fall into this […]

Rochestarian Mina Rivazfar-Hoyt is going for gold in her third attempt to win first place on Food Network’s Holiday Wars. Although she hasn’t placed yet, she has a great attitude and wants to take home the grand prize. “I’m a glutton for punishment,” she said. “I’m very competitive, so I love it.” The pastry chef […]

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