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Trader Joe’s opens in Fort Myers this week

Another Trader Joe’s location is coming to Southwest Florida, this time in Fort Myers. The store is set to open Friday morning and will bring jobs with it. WINK News Anchor Nicole Gabe got a sneak peek at what you can expect on opening day and what precautions they’re taking to keep you safe. Masks […]

Trader Joe’s in south Fort Myers to open in February

The first Trader Joe’s location in Lee County is set to open Feb. 5. The new 12,000-foot store will be located at 4983 S Cleveland Avenue in south Fort Myers, at Page Field Commons shopping center. This will be the 21st Trader Joe’s in Florida. Just before the opening at 8 a.m., there will be […]

Over 4,400 pounds of Trader Joe’s fish have been recalled

Orca Bay Foods is recalling more than 350 cases of Trader Joe’s brand Gluten Free Battered Halibut because the fish were packaged without listing milk or wheat as allergens. So far, there have been no illnesses reported. “People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat and milk run the risk of serious or […]

Trader Joe’s plans to open location in south Fort Myers

Trader Joe’s has plans to open a new location in south Fort Myers, the first in Lee County. Lee County’s permitting website shows Trader Joe’s has an application on file to install a grocery store at 4983 S Cleveland Avenue, the former location of a Toys “R” Us. This is within the Page Field Commons […]

Joe Coulombe, founder of popular Trader Joe’s markets, dies

Joe Coulombe envisioned a new generation of young grocery shoppers emerging in the 1960s, one that wanted healthy, tasty, high-quality food they couldn’t find in most supermarkets and couldn’t afford to buy in the few high-end gourmet outlets. So he found a new way to bring everything from a then-exotic snack food called granola to […]

1 dead, 7 sick due to egg products under recall nationwide

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports one person has died and seven other patients have become ill due to consumption of Listeria monocytogenes infections linked to bulk, fresh hard-boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods of Gainesville, Georgia. Latest Outbreak Information Seven people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from […]

Trader Joe’s recalls egg salad, potato salad for listeria concerns

Bakkavor Foods USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Egg Salad, 6 oz and Trader Joe’s Old Fashioned Potato Salad, 20 oz with “USE BY” date codes up through and including 12/27/19 because these products have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism, which can cause serious and sometimes […]