Group opposes Safeway-Albertsons deal

Group opposes Safeway-Albertsons deal

The proposed Safeway-Albertsons merger would decrease competition and increase food prices, according to extensive comments filed with the Federal Trade Commission by a group called Food & Water Watch.

The group’s report cited 44 markets in which the two chains currently compete, and estimated that grocery prices could increase by $900 million to $2 billion per year if th

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