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  1. health concerns
    Trader Joe’s and Other Chains Involved in Massive Food RecallThe USDA has issued a warning following possible parasite contamination of wraps and salads at T.J.’s, Kroger, and Walgreens.
  2. reproductive rights
    Walgreens Pharmacist Denies Woman Medication for Her MiscarriageShe says she left the pharmacy “in tears, ashamed and feeling humiliated.”
  3. wrongful death
    Prince’s Family Files Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Against Hospital, WalgreensThe suit alleges the singer received improper care at a medical center after an overdose forced his private plane to land in Moline, Illinois.
  4. lab rat
    I Can’t Believe I Ever Stopped Using This Magical Acne CreamThere is honestly nothing better.
  5. bloody mess
    Walgreens Suspends Ties With Theranos’s California Lab Over Safety ConcernsThe two companies are reportedly “in discussions” about the future of their partnership.
  6. pharmacy singularity
    Soon New Yorkers May No Longer Have to Choose Between Rite Aid and Duane ReadeSomeday there may be only one drugstore.
  7. Total Recall
    90 Tons of Salad and Wraps Recalled for Possible E. Coli ContaminationAt least 26 people have gotten sick so far.
  8. Paula Deen
    Paula Deen Products Pulled From Kmart and Sears; Deen’s Ex Speaks OutWhat’s left?
  9. Neighborhood Watch
    Windsor Terrace Residents Planning a Food Co-opOut with the Walgreens string cheese, in with the local string beans.
  10. The Chain Gang
    Windsor Terrace Walgreens Staving Off Neighborhood Beef With MeatIt’s replacing the only grocer, but claims it will offer produce and a butcher.
  11. Booze
    Now You Can Get a Buzz With Your DeodorantDowntown Crossing’s trail-blazin’ Walgreens sells sushi and sake!
  12. Fish Stories
    Philly’s Drugstore Food Scene Just Got RealThe reportedly soon-to-be Walgreens space will offer more than just the obligatory magazines, over the counter meds and cosmetics. It will also be zoned as a health clinic, beauty salon, and restaurant.
  13. Sushi
    Drugstore Sushi Isn’t Going to Drive the Tourists (or the Locals) WildThe new Downtown Crossing Walgreens isn’t the neighborhood’s magic bullet, sushi be damned.
  14. Blechtacular
    Condoms With a Side of Wasabi, Please?Sushi comes to Walgreens.
  15. The Other Critics
    Serious Eats’ Dennis Lee Braves Sushi at New Loop Walgreen’sSerious Eats Chicago explores the madhouse that is the new Loop Walgreen’s.
  16. Openings
    World’s Poshest Walgreen’s Opens at State & RandolphUpscale Walgreen’s opens in historical location.
  17. beauty marks
    Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Covers Vogue Germany; Walgreens to Open Fancy Look Boutiques NationwidePlus, Lady Gaga and Katy Perry have new hairstyles.
  18. Coming Soon
    Walgreens Expands Grocery Options in Food Deserts; Wal-Mart Express Taking OverIn case you are in need of another place to buy groceries, two companies are set to expand.
  19. FYI
    Outer Richmond Walgreens Now Sells SushiAnd wraps, too…
  20. Mediavore
    Lindsay Lohan Sentenced To Serve Food; Yum Brands Buys China’s Little SheepThe actress will spend the bulk of her 480 community service hours serving the Downtown Women’s Center.
  21. Mediavore
    LCB Puts the Kibosh on Groupon Booze Discounts; Restaurants Get Hip toPlus: Walgreens and Wegmans spar over the letter “W”; and Cleveland bans smoking and trans fats, all in our morning news roundup.
  22. Endangered
    Taqueria Chihuahua Could Be On The Run If Walgreens Gets Its Way“It looks like big business is probably going to win,” says Chihuahua owner Mario Banda.
  23. Mediavore
    DeNiro’s Waiter Jab Causes Bad Taste in Golden Globe Mouths; Food Banks Turn ToThe actor draws gasps from a shocked crowd while food banks resort to accepting their least desired items.
  24. Mediavore
    Baked Now Offering Brownie Mix; Breakfast Pizza Having a MomentPlus: Walgreens wants to sell you sushi, Sri Lanka’s flooding likely to affect food prices, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    LCB to Give ‘Worst Idea Ever’ Another Chance; Walgreens Brings FoodPlus wonky weather could drive up food costs, and an organic vending industry is growing, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Food Desert
    Walgreens Brings Fresh Produce to Food DesertsThe drug store has increased its food offerings.
  27. Mediavore
    LeBron James Tempted By Iron Chef Symon; Shark Fins Banned In HawaiiAn NBA all-star gets an edible offer to stay in Cleveland, while an endangered animal gets protection from restaurant goers.
  28. Mediavore
    Paula Deen Mulls American Idol Role; Fatburger Coming to BeijingA television cook could be a television judge and California’s number-two burger chain goes East.
  29. neighborhood news
    Walgreens to Buy Duane Reade for $1.1 BillionThe New York chain will keep its name, for now.
  30. Booze News
    Drugstore DrinkeryWalgreens decides to start selling beer and wine.
  31. Booze You Can Use
    Walgreen’s Can’t Sell Smokes, Now Wants to Sell Booze