Food & Drink

May 7, 2021

UNITED STATES -- Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping has been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared almonds, announced the Hershey company in a press release. Approximately 1,700 bottles were incorrectly filled with Heath Shell Topping, which is made with almonds, they said. The product being ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Hostess Snoballs have been recalled due to an undeclared allergen, announced Hostess Brands, LLC. According to the company, certain Hostess SnoBalls were "inadvertently manufactured in the packaging for Hostess Chocolate CupCakes, and the packaging does not list coconut, an ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Salads bars and buffets are making their return to grocery stores and retail establishments that sell food, as part of the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions by Gov. Phil Murphy. But while these self-service food stations are once again allowed at supermarkets, convenience ...

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Approximately 752,615 pounds of not-ready-to-eat pepperoni hot pockets from Nestle have been recalled, announced the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). According to the release, the product may be "contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- From now through New Year's Day, a lot of baking will take place in many households. Consequently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding everyone to "say no to raw dough". When you prepare homemade dough for cookies, cakes, and bread, you may be tempted to ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a recall of Nestlé Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meals for “possible extraneous materials, specifically pieces of white hard plastic.” The baked chicken meals were produced and packaged on Sept 2 2020 with a “Best Before” date of ...

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A limited number of six-ounce Back to Nature Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers has been recalled for undeclared peanut, announced B&G Foods. The crackers have been recalled after a limited number of cracker boxes were filled inadvertently with peanut butter cookies ...

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With plenty of fresh-from-the farm fruits and vegetables around in the summer, dips are the way to go. Nutrition experts at Atlantic Health System offer two recipes below: one for veggies and the other for fruit. Grab a cooler or some ice, and you can take them both along to the pool or ...

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Treehouse Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling certain Chewy Granola Bars due to mislabeling. The company stated that the recall was initiated because the outer carton stated the product was Chocolate Chip, however, some individually wrapped product inside the carter contained the Peanut Butter ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy surprised restaurant owners who had been preparing for the return of indoor dining on Thur., July 2, by announcing just four days before that indoor seating would be delayed indefinitely.  Having spent money ordering food, retraining workers, and purchasing PPE ...

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For the sweetest corn, eat it as soon as possible after it’s picked. The sugar turns to starch as it ages. Until then, keep it in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of these easy ideas: 1. Sprinkle raw kernels over salad ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Although he planned to loosen restrictions on indoor dining in New Jersey on Thur., July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press conference Mon., June 29, that he will delay the reopening. He provided no timetable of when indoor dining -- even at reduced capacity -- ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  The local microbrewery or brewpub that has been closed for months because of COVID-19 could be getting a helping hand under a proposal moving through the New Jersey State Legislature. Senate Bill 2463 (S-2463), sponsored by Senator Linda Greenstein, would expand an existing New ...

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WASHINGTON D.C. – Every year, millions of Americans commemorate Memorial Day to honor the sacrifices so many have made to protect our country. This holiday weekend might not be like past years, so while we keep public health recommendations in mind, let’s not forget food safety practices to prevent ...

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TRENTON, NJ –  New Jerseyans enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be able to use their benefits to order groceries online starting next week. Online shopping will be available through Amazon and participating Walmarts, ShopRites and The Fresh Grocers. NJ ...

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