CDMA’s annual Education & Trade Expo set for next month in New Orleans
NOVI, Mich. The Chain Drug Marketing Association earlier this month announced its 83rd Education & Trade Expo, which will take place in New Orleans from March 24-26. This annual show is attended by suppliers and buyers from regional chains, regional wholesalers and independent pharmacies.
According to CDMA, decision-makers representing more than 4,000 retail doors will be present. Vendors will also have the opportunity to participate in the CDMA pre-show mailing.
Supervalu recalls private-label peanut products
MINNEAPOLIS Amid the ongoing recalls of peanut products across the country, a large supermarket operator announced Saturday that it had taken several private-label products off its shelves.
Supervalu said it was recalling trail mix and fruit and nut trail mix products sold under the private labels of Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, ACME and Shaw’s stores.
The move follows recalls of hundreds of products by Peanut Corporation of America, including all products produced at its Plainview, Texas, processing plant.
MinuteClinic joins Health Net Federal Services/TRICARE North
MINNEAPOLIS MinuteClinic, which is owned by CVS Caremark, has become a participating provider in Health Net Federal Services/TRICARE North network for military families.
“We believe MinuteClinic can help to increase access to care and provide cost-savings for families when it’s needed most,” stated Chip Phillips, MinuteClinic president. “We look forward to working with Health Net Federal Services to extend care to TRICARE North beneficiaries through our convenient locations, which include many healthcare centers near military bases and government installations.”
TRICARE is the uninformed services healthcare program for active duty service members and their families, retired service members and their families, members of the National Guard and Reserve and their families, survivors, and others who are eligible.
Nearly 1.5 million TRICARE healthcare beneficiaries now have in-network access to MinuteClinic locations in 13 states: Connecticut; Indiana; Massachusetts; Maryland; Michigan; St. Louis, Mo.-area; North Carolina; New Jersey; New York; Ohio; Pennsylvania; and Virginia.