A clerk bags groceries in paper sacks Aug. 3, 2009, at the M Street Grocery in Seattle. After Seattle officials passed a 20-cent tax on each paper or plastic grocery bag, the nation's first, the plastic industry poured nearly $1.4 million to defeat the measure. Opponents of the bag tax have outspent supporters about 16 to 1 to sway Seattle's famously green voters to reject the bag tax during the Aug. 18 primary. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Kroger recalls several spices

Kroger, the parent company of New Mexico supermarkets Smith’s and City Market, is recalling four of its store-branded spices.