Forgotten Majority

Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.

Tag: Keefe

  • How Can KEEFE Sell Items Clearly Marked ‘Not For Retail Sale’ When Publix and Winn Dixie Cannot?

    A recent visitor to one of the correctional facilities in Florida purchased a coffee packet and a creamer marked ‘Not For Retail Sale’.  There is a reason why this is a violation for retailers.  According the Dept. of Agriculture, when an item is labeled ‘not for individual sale’ or  ‘not for retail sale’, the customer is […]

  • Pricey items at visit park canteens

    According to an Oct. 2009 article by David M. Reutter entitled ‘Florida DOC and Keefe Gouge Prisoners on Commissary Sales’, the cost of items in Florida’s prison canteens has skyrocketed.  Florida law requires that items sold in prison canteens “shall be priced comparatively with like items for retail sale at fair market prices.”  The example is given of a […]