Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The employee has been fired.
An employee of the Wawa on Lancaster Avenue in Wayne has admitted to pocketing cash he received at the register, police say. According to a police report, the 21-year-old man from Devon would ring up a sale, collect the money, put the cash in his pocket, void the sale and give change to the customer from the register. He has done that on every shift he has worked since December, police report. The now former employee admitted to the thefts and was fired by Wawa.
Friday, August 31, 2012
Taylor Farms New Jersey products are being pulled from some area stores.
Certain fruit cups and parfaits, possibly tainted by salmonella, have been recalled from 135 Wawa stores, the convenience store chain announced Thursday. The nine products from Taylor Farms New Jersey all include Daniella Brand mangoes or foods that might have been processed alongside those mangoes, according to the recall announcement. The company also announced, "We want to stress that the product has been recalled voluntarily as a precaution. There have been no reported illnesses to date in relation to the products referenced in the Taylor Farms New Jersey recall." The same mangoes prompted a Giant Food Stores recall earlier this week. Eight of the recalled products are fruit cups with sell-by dates of Thursday, Aug. 30, or earlier: …
Thursday, August 16, 2012
McDonald’s issued a statement in response to a recall of apple slices by Missa Bay, LLC, a New Jersey based company.
Missa Bay, LLC, a distributor for McDonald's, Wawa, Burger King and other restaurants, voluntarily recalled a total of 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units of fruit, vegetable, and sandwich products containing apples earlier this week. There are two Wawas and a McDonalds in Wayne. The voluntary recall was put in place because the products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes which can cause fever, muscle aches and gastro intestinal symptoms such as nausea and diarrhea. The recalled foods contain diced or sliced apples and have use-by dates of July 8, 2012 through August 20, 2012. McDonald’s USA Spokesperson Danya Proud issued the follow statement in response to the recall. “McDonald’s food safety and …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
A New Jersey Company is recalling almost 300,000 cases of packaged products that contain sliced and diced apples.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Missa Bay, LLC, is voluntarily recalling a total of 293,488 cases and 296,224 individually distributed units of fruit, vegetable, and sandwich products containing apples because they might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes which can cause fever, muscle aches and gastro intestinal symptoms such as nausea and diarrhea. The recalled foods containing diced or sliced apples have Use-by dates of July 8, 2012 through August 20, 2012. There are two Wawas and a McDonalds in Wayne. The recalled products were produced and distributed from the Missa Bay, LLC facility to retailers and foodservice operators in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Washington D.C., Florida, Georgia, Iowa, …
Friday, July 13, 2012
The men purchased hundreds of dollars in cigarettes.
Two men reportedly used stolen gift cards to purchase more than $600 in cigarettes. According to a police report, on Tuesday, July 3, two men at the Wawa on Lancaster Avenue in Wayne used two gift cards to purchase cigarettes. Both transactions were for $314.08. Minutes later, an employee of the Wawa on Sugartown Road in Wayne encountered two men trying to purchase cigarettes with bad credit cards in that store. According to the police report, the employee stated that the men "got suspicious" of the employee's activity and left the store. The car the men were driving was a rental car from Hertz.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Political pundits say Wawa benefited from publicity over Mitt Romney's controversial campaign stop.
The latest edition of PoliticsPa's Ups & Downs List says the Delware County-based Wawa convenience store chain got a boost from Mitt Romney's visit to Pennsylvania on Father's Day weekend. Where's the best spot in your community for Romney or Obama to campaign? Tell us in the comments section below. It was a controversial campaign stop since Romney was set to visit one Wawa but showed up at a different location when protesters and former Gov. Ed Rendell rallied at Romney's original destination. Here's a rundown of commentary on Romney's "Wawa-gate" including everything from the finer points of hoagies versus subs to the text of Romney's speech at the event. Wawa has about 570 stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and …