|Photo: Associated Press|
Wal-Mart also plans to concentrate on products like lunch meats, fruit juices and salad dressings that are high in sugar or sodium -- in essence, all foods with high salt and sugar content which most consumers don't realize they're consuming. The company will start tracking its suppliers' improvements in making food more healthy, using the year 2008 as a baseline.
Side note: Wal-Mart's produce has never looked as delicious and organized as it is portrayed in the associated press photo. The First Lady should make unplanned visits to every Wal-Mart in America. In any event, I smell a challenge for this mega retailer/grocer to maintain their mission of providing fresh produce, while keeping prices low. I will be watching. Let the games begin. [I Love Produce!]
(Source: Associated Press)