In 2018, the Company acquired the Farm Boy business when it had 26 stores and announced plans to double its store count over five years through new site builds and conversions of some existing Sobeys locations.
The FDA, along with CDC and state and local partners, is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections. The Public Health Agency of Canada is also investigating an outbreak of Salmonella Newport illnesses that have a genetic fingerprint closely related to the U.S. outbreak.
The food recall warning issued on July 30, 2020 has been updated to include additional distribution and product information. This additional information was identified during the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's food safety investigation.