Honey Smacks Cereal Added to the Growing List of Shit That Might Give You Salmonella Poisoning

The Kellogg Company has announced that it’s recalling Honey Smacks cereal with “use by” dates between June 14, 2018 and June 14, 2019. The cereal has been linked to America’s current salmonella outbreak which currently affects at least 31 states and follows an announcement this week that consumers should avoid pre-cut…

New Whole Foods Ad Campaign Doesn't Show Any Employees Crying Uncontrollably

This week, Whole Foods launched a new TV ad campaign that’s best described as “quirky.” It’s the grocery retailer’s first major advertising initiative since being acquired by Amazon, but we here at Gizmodo couldn’t help but notice that it’s missing one important detail from the new Whole-azon Foods experience: Crying…

Amazon's First Whole Foods Deal for Prime Members Is a Coupon With an FAQ

When it acquired Whole Foods in August, Amazon said that Prime members would eventually get “special savings and in-store benefits” at the grocery stores, and the company just announced the first one: It’s for turkey! For Thanksgiving! A whole 20 percent off (non-organic) birds! If you’re a member of Amazon Prime, …

Amazon Employees Use Pikachu to Test Automated Grocery Store, Which Is a Weird Thing to Do

Amazon is still struggling to get its automated grocery store, Amazon Go, to function right. Who knew it would be so hard to build a brick-and-mortar store with sensors and gadgets instead of cashiers? But in a recent test of the company’s experimental Seattle store, some of Jeff Bezos’ employees got a little weird.…

Just in Time, Amazon Patents Method to Prevent In-store Comparison Shopping

Amazon is perfecting a different kind of business model than we’ve traditionally known. First, crush an industry by focusing on growth instead of profit. Then, swoop in to “fix” the industry that was destroyed. Now that the online retailer is moving into the brick and mortar world, it’s trying to prevent the in-store…