Food & Drink

April 19, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – The Department of Human Services announced 231,000 New Jersey households who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) have received extra benefits under a new federal policy. Human Services has been providing NJ SNAP households ...

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Trader Joe's Restaurant Style White Corn Tortilla Chips have been voluntarily recalled due to a potential undeclared milk allergen, announced parent company, Snak King Corporation. The recall includes the 9 ounce package with a sell by date of 8/09/21 and 08/10/21. The recalled products were ...

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Six sprinkle products and one kit containing the affected sprinkles have been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared milk, announced Wilton Brands.  The products were distributed nationally and through retail stores including Party City, Walmart and Wegmans. The following products were ...

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Emergency food assistance expected to stay at record levels for two years or more. Special to TAPinto.net. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, ...

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PATERSON, NJ - El Abuelito Cheese Inc, a Paterson New Jersey company has removed all El Abuelito brand Cheese products from shelves due to confirmed laboratory findings of a listeria monocytogenes outbreak, announced the FDA. According to the FDA, there have been 10 illnesses and nine ...

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WASHINGTON, NJ - Americans will consume more than 1.4 billion chicken wings the "Big Game" this Sunday, according to the national Chicken Council. In addition to chicken wings, football fans will consume countless slices of pizza, nachos, and other munchies. But if you aren't careful, you could be ...

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Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Raising Indoor Capacity Limits from 25% to 35% for Certain Businesses Executive Order Also Ends Statewide 10 p.m. Curfew for In-Person Indoor Restaurant Service, and Adjusts Gathering Limits for Religious and Political Activities, Wedding Ceremonies, ...

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Here's a great way to support a local community organization and get a night off from cooking with delicious Fish 'n' Chips from the famous Thistle Restaurant. Advanced purchase is required. Visit the Knights of Columbus: http://www.kofc2248.org/ by Feb. 15th for curbside pickup or local delivery ...

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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 plastic.", ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables struggling New Jersey restaurants to prepare meals that would be distributed to nonprofit organizations to feed for needy residents. Sustain and Serve NJ is a COVID-19 relief effort that helps ...

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Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits; (TRENTON) –  Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive the maximum benefits through December to help address critical food needs related to the ...

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Seneca Snack Company has announced that they have voluntarily recalled Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips and Clancy's Cinnamon Apple Chips due to possible Salmonella contamination.  The company was notified by an ingredient supplier that one lot of ingredients containing cinnamon that has the ...

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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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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced this morning that restaurants statewide will be able to open for indoor dining beginning this Friday, September 4. Restaurants, according to the announcement will be at 25% capacity with social distancing between tables. "Reopening responsibly will help us ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - It is a sad time for meat and deli lovers.  Esposito's Meat and Deli is closing for good. According to their post on facebook, they are closing for vacation on Saturday, August 22 at 3:00pm and the store will remain closed after that. The owners said the following on ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Daily positivity dropped to 1.65% in New Jersey, "a really good number," according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who announced the overnight numbers during his COVID-19 press briefing on Monday, Aug. 17, in Trenton. The governor announced 316 new positive test results, bringing the ...

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Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling its four-pound bag of Valencia Oranges, two-pound bag of lemons, bulk lemons, and a variety of in-store produced seafood and restaurant foods items, announced the company in a press release. The items are being recalled because they have the potential to ...

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A limited number of KIND Oats & Honey Granola with Toasted Coconut pouches are being recalled due to the presence of sesame seeds which is not listed on the label, announced the company in a press release. The label does not list sesame seeds under the "May Contain" statement, they said.

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Celebrate Summer with Freshii. Order a a Meal Deal for Three and receive a FREE Freshii cooler bag! Available in store only and while supplies last. For more information or to see what's on the menu, ...

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

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BOONTON, NJ - Dave Portnoy admits that he stumbled upon the only Italian-Indian Fusion restaurant in the country by chance, in the middle of his Morris County Pizza review stroll last Saturday, June 20th!   The pizza (from the Vinny's pizza side of the establishment) only scored a 6.8 on ...

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FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Saturday morning brought quite the shock to Nonna's Pizza in Florham Park when Barstool Sports President and Founder Dave Portnoy surprised them with a visit! In addition to running Barstool Sports, Dave Portnoy is also very popular for his 'One Bite Everybody Knows the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Up to eight people will be allowed to be seated together —but tables must be situated at least six feet apart — under state-imposed outdoor dining rules for food and beverage establishments, which take effect on June 15. In addition, Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - It is a sad day for Parsippany's burger lovers.  Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, an upscale eatery that pairs wine and artisan burgers, located at 1900 Route 10 is officially closed. Workers were spotted inside demolishing the interior, and the exterior signs on the building were ...

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SUSSEX, NJ – Supermarkets Stop and Shop and Weis Markets have issued recalls on Healthy Choice Power Bowl 9.5 ounce Chicken Feta and Farro.  The United States Department of Agriculture have issues a warning that expands on a recall issued on April 10, 2020. Conagra Brands, Inc. or Russellville, ...

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