Release Permits under 7 CFR Part 340, low and behold tobacco was listed as well as: corn, to sweet oranges, from black cottonwood, to sugar beets, grapefruit, potato, soy, walnuts, chestnuts, alfalfa, sorghum, casava, apple, eucalyptus, sugar cane, mustard, cotton, tomato, beets, Mexican lime, peppermint, poplar, safflower, papaya, aspen, grapevine, persimmon, cypress, banana, pine, switchgrass, elm, palm, barley, plum, petunia, anthurium, grapes, wheat, bermudagrass and peanuts. I was shocked.

I have a couple of granddaughters that I like to buy clothes for. Okay, I’ll tell the truth, I love buying clothes for all the kids. As a parent and grandparent it gives me a sense of joy to see well groomed children with clean smiling faces. I’m sure you’ve noticed your own children, strutting […]

Goodness gracious, Glad to read your Off The Shelf and glad to share a concern about one retailer, Abercrombie and Fitch. I personally find this store so ridiculous that I can hardly stand up for people who shop there. However, most of the customers are unsuspecting young people, who want so badly to look like […]

Unsanitary Birds Flying Around The Boynton Beach, Florida Wal-Mart My daughter and I were shopping at the Boynton Beach, Florida Wal-Mart when suddenly we noticed birds were flying around the store, leaving droppings and eating the food directly from the shelves. We immediately contacted the manager (Megan) on duty. She did not bother to call […]

Black Friday – Post Thanksgiving Day Sale Shopping Frenzy In this section we discuss “Black Friday” shopping experiences. Some who participated in the post Thanksgiving Day buying frenzy last year got more than they bargained for. Meijer Shopper Detained by Greeter Okay, Annette are you ready for this one? I am a regular shopper of […]

I was shopping for linens at the Target store on Haskell Avenue, Dallas, Texas. I chose several items that were shelved directly behind a huge red “clearance” sign. Having been overcharged on sale items at this store before, I asked the checker to make sure the items scanned at the discounted price. They did not. […]

Manager threatens to call police on customer attempting to return a DVD containing the wrong movie. I recently purchased a movie for my 5-year-old daughter at Wal-Mart. It was supposed to be The SpongeBob Squarepants Moviebut when I got home (about 20 min. away from Wal-Mart), it was an Avatar cartoon movie in the SpongeBob […]

Dear OTS; Regarding the Huber Heights, Ohio Meijer Store I was thrilled to find your website as my loathing of the snide, irresponsible management of Meijer has festered over the years. I refuse to shop them. However, (even in my absence) they continue to snub and urinate on my family, my neighbors, and me. When […]

I was shopping at store #22 in Portage, MI, when I went to get some frozen items from the freezers there I found that the freezers were warm not cold. An employee stated to me that the freezers went down the day before and they had no idea when they would be operating again. This […]

In the past week I have had the occasion to visit my local Meijer (Avon, IN) twice. During each of those visits there have been issues that have caused me problems. On the first visit I was in need of snow salt. I asked 3 employees and got 3 different answers about where I could […]

I have a very close friend who is a manager of a Walmart Super Store in south Florida. Listening to her stories about irate and disrespectful customers is a real listening experience. Here is my latest shopping experience. I purchased a DVD player. I asked several employees (not easy to find one) about the differences […]

Please! I am sick and tired of getting rude obnoxious customers. We are trained and told a smile and a pleasant greeting goes along way. Well a day doesn’t go by when some nasty person calls you stupid, or steps in your way intentionally like you don’t exist. It isn’t just me, we all sit […]

An open letter to Brian Danner, Meijer Store manager. Mr. Brian Danner We have to stop meeting like this. This is my third or forth time I have been overcharged at the Allen Park Meijer store. I have written to you a couple of the times but I keep having the same problems. I was […]

A Michigan residents asks how often the law allows a customer to take advantage of the scanner law. Dear Mrs. Hall: I just found your website after searching google for information about Michigan’s scanner law. About a month ago I found a food item at Meijer marked 3.49. (Both a sticker on the item itself […]