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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Food Lion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Food Lion was founded in 1957 in Salibury, North Carolina as Food Town.
Food Lion was then featured in a segment on the news magazine Primetime Live, in which their unsanitary practices were exposed.
Food Lion responded by suing ABC for fraud, because the ABC employees misrepresented themselves; for trespassing, because the ABC employees came on to Food Lion property without permission; and for breach of loyalty, the ABC employees videotaped non-public areas of the store and revealed internal company information.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Food_Lion   (535 words)

 Food Lion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Food Lion is headquartered in Salisbury, North Carolina and is a part of the Belgian Delhaize Group.
Food Lion was founded in 1957 in Salisbury, North Carolina as Food Town.
Food Lion expanded throughout the East Coast, but negative publicity hurt the chain as it attempted to enter the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Dallas/Fort Worth, and Florida marketplaces, and restricted the chain's growth.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Food_Lion   (1398 words)

 Food Lion case
Food Lion also sought to recover the full amount ($487.73) of the wages it paid to Dale and Barnett, arguing that it was fraudulently induced to pay the wages because of the misrepresentations on the reporters' employment applications.
Food Lion thus understood that if it sued ABC for defamation it would have to prove that the PrimeTime Live broadcast contained a false statement of fact that was made with "actual malice," that is, with knowledge that it was false or with reckless disregard as to whether it was true or false.
Food Lion also argues that because ABC obtained the videotapes through unlawful acts, that is, the torts of breach of duty of loyalty and trespass, it (Food Lion) is entitled to publication damages without meeting the New York Times standard.
www.courses.psu.edu /comm/comm403_jsb15/foodlion.html   (5197 words)

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Moreover, Food Lion has not established the method by which the ice must be delivered, but is concerned only with whether or not it is in fact delivered to the store in the amount requested.
Food Lion contends that, as an independent contractor, Triangle Ice is responsible to third parties for injuries they suffer as a result of Triangle Ice's negligently creating a dangerous condition in the course of its work.
Food Lion contends that this Court should deem the "completed and accepted" rule articulated in ZZPrice as antiquated and no longer good law because it is based on the now disfavored concept of privity of contract.
www.ibiblio.org /pub/docs/nc-supreme-court/sep0793/food-lion   (2699 words)

 Food Lion
Food Lion is an uncomfortable bone in the throat of the UFCW.
Food Lion lawyers would ask Rosen later whether anyone at the network "raised any question as to how two producers as far apart as these two were coming up with the same story idea?" No, Rosen said, "It was one of those coincidences." We find astounding his lack of editorial curiosity.
Food Lion's initial impulse was to sue ABC for libel, given the distortions and inaccuracies that marred the segment.
www.aim.org /publications/special_reports/foodlion.html   (9262 words)

 Campaign for VCU
Thanks to Food Lion’s generosity, the VCU Health System PICU, now named the Food Lion Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, is among the first of its kind in the nation to cater specifically to families and the emotional needs of patients.
Fully equipped with the latest instrumentation and life support techniques, the Food Lion PICU is a Level-1, 12-bed critical care area, staffed for the care of critically ill children, including heart surgery patients, liver transplant patients, and head injury patients.
More than 200 children are transferred to the Food Lion PICU each year from other Virginia hospitals, and the average length of stay is four days, with some patients having to spend as much as four months there.
www.vcu.edu /campaign/gaw/food_lion.html   (471 words)

 Food Lion victorious over ABC
Food Lion denied the allegations and said it lost more than $1 billion in sales and stock value because of the report.
Food Lion might have tried to recover financially with a libel lawsuit, but that would have required proving that the story was false and that ABC knew it at the time.
Richard Wyatt, an attorney for Food Lion, said the truth of the broadcast would be addressed in a separate lawsuit filed against the supermarket chain by its own shareholders.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/page1/97/01/23/foodliontrial.2-0.html   (916 words)

 AJR - Getting Mauled In Food Lion's Den
Food Lion argued that its consent was invalid because it was obtained fraudulently.
The jury ruled for Food Lion, even though the use of hidden cameras is not a crime in North Carolina, and even though the story involved allegations of business practices that posed a threat to health and safety.
The danger of the Food Lion verdict is that its rigid application of tort law to newsgathering will invite similar suits by powerful corporate interests determined to deflect legitimate investigations into their operations and practices.
www.ajr.org /article_printable.asp?id=1769   (826 words)

 Food Lion Posted Record Sales and Earnings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Food Lion made big headlines last year for its lawsuit with ABC News, but it made big money selling groceries.
Food Lion's Nasdaq stock closed the year just shy of $10 a share, up from around 5-3/4 in January.
Although Food Lion never proved that ABC's story was false, the company was able to secure a $5.5 million punitive damages jury award for ABC's job-application lies.
www.greensboro.com /97top50/foodlion.htm   (509 words)

 Food Lion bags more customers than others
Food Lion, which has 25 stores tucked into strip malls throughout the area, bagged $254.6 million of the nearly $847 million in grocery sales rung up here over a recent 12-month period, according to the Food World report.
Food Lion is successful because it has more stores here, and most are in areas where there is little competition, said Terri Maloney, Food World's editor.
Food Lion has 13 stores compared with Giant's four in Fredericksburg and the counties of Stafford and Spotsylvania.
www.freelancestar.com /News/FLS/2004/062004/06172004/1400273/printer_friendly   (722 words)

 Online NewsHour: The Food Lion Case -- January 15, 1997
Food Lion did not deny the undercover report's allegations, but two months before the story aired, the company filed suit against ABC, charging the network with fraud, trespassing, and other deception.
Food Lion is also seeking up to $2 billion in punitive damages to "deter illegal conduct" by news organizations.
JANE KIRTLEY: I think primarily because Food Lion knew that as a public figure it would have an almost insurmountable burden of proof in the court to show that ABC knew or had reason to know that what it was publishing was untrue.
www.pbs.org /newshour/bb/business/january97/lion_1-15.html   (1831 words)

 CNN - Experts: Public is loser in Food Lion verdict - Jan. 23, 1997
While Food Lion disputed the report's claims, it was ABC's newsgathering methods that were at issue in the federal trial.
Food Lion said it lost more than $1 billion in sales and stock value because of the report but never filed a libel lawsuit because the statute of limitations had run out.
Richard Wyatt, a Food Lion lawyer, said the truth of the broadcast would be addressed in a separate lawsuit filed against the supermarket chain by its own shareholders.
www.cnn.com /US/9701/23/food.lion   (560 words)

 ABC's Food Lyin' - ABC-TV's shameless attack on Food Lion supermarkets may herald a new era of tabloid TV - Cover Story ...
FOOD Lion appears to have won its much-publicized lawsuit against ABC-TV, but the final ruling is unlikely to be more than a slap on the wrist for the network.
Millions of viewers saw disgruntled former Food Lion employees tell Diane Sawyer their horror stories: cheese put back out for sale after the rat bites were trimmed away; out-of-date meat and fish soaked in bleach to remove the foul smell, then redated for sale.
But although ABC had two of its producers get jobs at two different Food Lions and hide video cameras in their wigs, they were unable to get any footage of rats or of bleached fish or ham.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1282/is_n2_v49/ai_19100540   (484 words)

 Food Lion Charitable Foundation
The Food Lion Charitable Foundation was established in 2001 as part of a charitable giving program to give financial support to community organizations in our 11-state operating area.
Food Lion considers requests from worthy charities in Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia.
All contributions are made at the sole discretion of the Food Lion Charitable Foundation without consideration of race, creed, national origin, or gender.
charitablefoundation.foodlion.org   (336 words)

 Food Lion Taking Food, Water, Supplies to Hurricane Katrina Victims
Food Lion, its employees and vendor partners donated the water, food and supplies.
Food Lion also has donated food, water and transportation to law enforcement agencies and utility companies, working non-stop in the hurricane-ravaged communities.
Food Lion also announced last week it is making a $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, in conjunction with sister supermarket companies Hannaford Bros., Kash n' Karry/Sweetbay, and Harveys, all members of Delhaize America.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-06-2005/0004100908&EDATE=   (451 words)

 Food Lion Launches Campaign to Help Hurricane Victims
Food Lion employees and the company are contributing money to purchase the drinking water.
Food Lion then will transport the water to an area in need, using a company tractor and trailer.
Food Lion LLC is a subsidiary of Delhaize America, the U.S. division of Brussels-based Delhaize Group (NYSE: DEG).
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/08-31-2005/0004097195&EDATE=   (390 words)

 FOOD LION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Attorneys for Food Lion, the grocery chain that recently won a fraud and trespassing case against ABC News, have asked the company to fire its public relations firm, Robinson Lerer and Montgomery, because the principals’ former firm, Robinson Lake Sawyer Miller, once worked for Food Lion.
Food Lion subsequently sued ABC for fraud, trespassing and lack of employee loyalty and won the case in December 1996.
Food Lion had sued ABC and four of its producers for a hidden-camera investigation in 1992 that claimed the supermarket had unsanitary food-handling methods.
distance.una.edu /~kabsher/newpage6.htm   (1748 words)

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 Food Lion Supporting Red Cross Relief Efforts This Hurricane Season   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
More than 1,100 Food Lion grocery stores throughout 11 states along the East Coast and more than 140 Kash n' Karry stores in Florida are implementing the "Your Help Counts" program, a campaign that allows customers to add a donation to their grocery bill and support the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
In conjunction with the customer campaign, Food Lion and Kash n' Karry are also conducting a "dress casual day," for their associates to make donations and show their support for Red Cross relief efforts.
Food Lion and its associates have committed to raise $1 million to support Red Cross disaster relief efforts over five years.
www.redcross.org /press/disaster/ds_pr/010906foodlion.html   (591 words)

 Food Lion 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Delhaize Group, the owner of Food Lion, is a Belgian food retailer that operated at the end of 2001 a sales network of 2,444 stores in ten countries on three continents.
It is a double standard for Food Lion to support a US policy that ignores consumers' rights in the freedom to choose GE-free food; while offering customers in other countries where they conduct business a greater choice of GE-free foods.
If, "Â…Food Lion is committed to supplying customers with better tasting, frequently requested, and nutritious products," then perhaps they need to be told more frequently that customers want to see GE-free foods on the shelves and behind the labels at Food Lion stores.
www.purefoodpartners.org /Food_Lion_/Food_Lion_2/food_lion_2.html   (543 words)

 Food lion on SearchRefinement.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
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 freedomforum.org: Only 2 bucks for Food Lion, but journalists still feel the chill
Well, two ABC 'PrimeTime Live' journalists lied about who they were in order to get jobs as food handlers at Food Lion, then took video pictures of the food with cameras concealed on their persons.
Other employees of the food chain had told ABC that Food Lion was selling the public rat-gnawed cheese and rotten meat.
Perhaps the appeals court ruling in the Food Lion case will serve to remind the public that sometimes journalists should be allowed to tell a small lie in order to expose a large evil.
www.freedomforum.org /templates/document.asp?documentID=7139   (1276 words)

 Food Lion Corp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Well rest assured, anything that happens at a food lion store the employee and customer are always wrong--and food lion thinks when you walk through their doors you have no rights and can use Gestapo tactics on customers and employees.
I think that everyone who complains about food lion should re-evaluate their opinions before they speak to keep themselves from sounding so ignorant.
Unfortunately for me, this Food Lion is the closest store to me. I have been shopping at this Food Lion for at least 4 years, and have been buying alcohol there ever since April 16, 2002.
advocate.soundtrax.net /issues/food_lion-corp.asp   (1823 words)

 Food Lion
Each time you shop at Food Lion and use your MVP card, a portion of your total grocery purchase will be donated to your not-for-profit organization.
Food Lion knows it is important to be involved in the local communities in which it serves, and LionShop and Share is our way of helping you help your community grow and prosper.
You can get more information and link your MVP card by going into your local Food Lion, or by visiting their website at www.foodlion.com.
www.slamskids.org /foodlion.htm   (175 words)

 Food Lion EDI solution and services
Our Food Lion EDI solution is a simple way for small and medium sized suppliers to process EDI transactions.
The EDI Pipeline system can serve as a stand-alone solution to meet the Food Lion requirements, or can be a single interface to trade EDI documents with all of your customers.
The EDI Pipeline solution for Food Lion includes access to a web-based, password protected control panel that allows you to view and manage all aspects of document trading.
www.edipipeline.com /Food_Lion.asp   (830 words)

 Food Lion Checking Out With Wi-Fi
Dubbed "Bloom, A Food Lion Market," the project plans to open a total of five pilot stores by the end of 2004 in the Charlotte, N.C. area, each equipped with a portable shopping system by Symbol Technologies, Agilysys and various Microsoft technologies.
Food Lion is banking that by implementing the hand-held technology, customers will spend more because it is not only more convenient, but because they also receive marketing offers before the point of purchase.
The project comes at a time when Food Lion, which prides itself on extra low prices, is looking for ways to compete with low-cost competitors.
www.internetnews.com /wireless/article.php/3360601   (800 words)

 Food lion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
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