Food Lion to allow masks with American flag


NEW BERN, Craven County (WCTI) — Food Lion will allow employees to wear masks with the American flag on them, according to a post on the corporation’s Facebook page on Friday night.

“Food Lion has the utmost respect for the American flag and has a proud, long history of partnering with and supporting military organizations and communities,” the statement reads.

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The company says it has been listening to associates and customers and the mask policy in its uniform standards; it says they made masks available to be worn as a part of the uniform as COVID-19 spread.

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