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Loblaw introduces an innovative program to help shoppers make healthier choices

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Brampton, ON – August 3, 2012 (TSX: L) – Starting August 10, customers at Loblaws® stores in Ontario will have a faster, easier way to make healthier food choices when shopping for groceries for their family. Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is the first Canadian grocery retailer to launch Guiding Stars®, an objective, nutrition navigation program, providing at-a-glance nutritional ratings for foods found in every store aisle.

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Apple Markets of St. Joseph, Mo., Launch Guiding Stars Nutrition Guidance Program

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PORTLAND, MAINE (July 17, 2012)— Shoppers at Apple Markets of St. Joseph, Mo., now have a faster, easier way to make healthier food choices when shopping for their family. Apple Markets of St. Joe’s today become the first Midwestern grocery retailer to launch the Guiding Stars® nutrition guidance program at all three St. Joe’s locations, providing an at-a-glance nutritional rating system to help customers quickly and easily identify products that offer a better nutritional value.

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Unified Grocers Partners with Guiding Stars® and healthyAisles® To Launch Nutrition Guidance Program for Independent Retailers

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(LOS ANGELES) – Unified Grocers, the largest wholesale grocery distributor in the western United States, has partnered with Guiding Stars® and Vestcom’s healthyAisles® to give shoppers of independent grocery stores a quick and easy way to make informed decisions about healthy food choices. This convenient and easy-to-use shelf tag program allows shoppers to see at a glance foods that offer the most nutrition for the calories and identify the key health benefits of each item.

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Guiding Stars® Announces Participation in Jamie Oliver’s FoodRevolution Day

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PORTLAND, Maine, (May 15, 2012)—Guiding Stars, the first store-wide nutrition guidance program for rating food, today announced its participation in Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day through its Expert Chef Erin Dow. Dow is among the official participants in this first-ever worldwide day of actions focused on highlighting locally sourced, fresh food and the need for better food education.

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