Grocers, San Francisco at Odds Over Bags

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Grocers Association here and the city of San Francisco bumped heads last week, with the city demanding grocers provide data on their progress in reducing plastic-bag use by the weekend and the association saying it will provide the information within two weeks.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Grocers Association here and the city of San Francisco bumped heads last week, with the city demanding grocers provide data on their progress in reducing plastic-bag use by the weekend and the association saying it will provide the information within two weeks. City officials also said they felt deceived by passage in the legislature last summer of a recycling bill that prohibits local bag audits or taxes on bags, charging CGA had helped g

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