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Food & Drink

August 29, 2022

ELIZABETH, NJ - After a brief pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Elizabeth Rotary Club will host the 15th Annual Taste of Elizabeth this fall.  The annual food tasting event will be held on Monday, October 24 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, located at ...

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Market Pantry White Fudge Animal Cookies sold at Target stores have been recalled because they may contain metal, announced D.F. Stauffer Biscuit Co. The recall was initiated when metal (wire) was found inside a portion of the cookies. Foodborne foreign objects that are hard, sharp, and large ...

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Approximately 5,760 cases of Capri Sun Wild Cherry Flavored Juice Drinks have been recalled due to diluted cleaning solution that was inadvertently introduced to the product line, announced Kraft Heinz. The issue was discovered after the company received several consumer complaints about the ...

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Lavender Shortbread Cookies sold nationally at Target stores are being voluntarily recalled, announced J&M Foods. The recall was initiated after a select number of cookies were erroneously packed with Chocolate Chip Cookies.  The packaging doesn't list the possible allergen. Some people ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth is looking for restaurants to participate in the annual Taste of Elizabeth event.  The event is set to take place on October 24. The details of the event have not been finalized at the time of publishing.  Restaurants looking to participate are ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A friendly competition for the greatest hot dogs in the City of Elizabeth continues, with Elizabeth Avenue Partnership and the city, hosting celebrations for National Hot Dog Day on July 20.  In honor of the holiday, both Tommy's Italian Sausage & Hot Dogs and Jerry's Famous ...

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NAPERVILLE, IL — Wilton Industries, Inc. of Naperville, Illinois is initiating a voluntary national recall of select lots of Rainbow Chip Crunch Sprinkles And Rainbow Sprinkles Mix. Although the product label does indicate that it may contain milk, this recall is being conducted because some ...

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The recall of Jif products has prompted Fresh Del Monte to recall fresh cut fruit and vegetable products containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter packs. The peanut butter within the packs has been recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella contamination. Salmonella is an organism that ...

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Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination, announced The J.M. Smucker Company.  Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened ...

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Over two thousand frozen pints on Van Leeuwen Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk has been recalled announced Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY. The recall was initiated because the non-dairy frozen dessert may contain undeclared specific traces of tree nuts; cashews and pistachios. People who have ...

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Approximately 1,855 cases of Back to Nature Cheddalcious Cheese Flavored Crackers have been recalled, announced B&G Foods. The company initiated the recall after learning that a limited number of the cracker boxes were inadvertently filled with foil wrapped pouches of animal shaped crackers, ...

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Wish-Bone® Thousand Island and Chunky Blue Cheese Dressings have been recalled due to undeclared egg in the product, announced Conagra Brands, INC. The egg in the product was not declared on the label, the company stated. The impacted products are identified below: Wish-Bone® THOUSAND ...

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Lidl branded frozen chopped spinach is being recalled due to the potential contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes, announced Frozen Food Development. According to the FDA, Listeria monocytogenes, is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or ...

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ORLANDO, FL-- Fresh Express has announced a recall of some varieties of its branded and private label salad products produced at the company's Streamwood, Illinois facility due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, ...

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Margherita Meats, Inc has recalled approximately 10,990 pounds of ready to eat pepperoni products due to the possible presence of Bacillus Cereus, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). Bacillus Cereus, according to FSIS, is a toxin-producing ...

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COVID-19 Vaccinations as well as Saliva Testing to be offered walk-up event in Plainfield UNION COUNTY, NJ — Three emergency Holiday Food Distribution events are scheduled for this weekend for Union County residents affected by COVID-19. They will be held in Union, Elizabeth and ...

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Chili in its simplest form is a stew consisting of chilies and meat often with the addition of tomatoes and beans. In this version we ditched the meat, kept the tomatoes and beans then added root vegetables for a flavor sensation that is as comforting for the body as it is for the soul. Forget ...

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Baking during the holiday season a great way to spend time with family. However, the CDC says not taste or eat unbaked cookie dough or batter before it's fully baked.  According to health officials, you can get sick after eating or tasting raw (unbaked) dough or batter. Raw eggs are another ...

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Birds Eye Broccoli Tots have been recalled due to potential presence of small rocks and metal fragments in the product, announced Conagra Brands, Inc. The recall was initiated after the company received calls from consumers. The recalled products are: Item Description Case ...

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NEW JERSEY– With Thanksgiving a week away, remember to be safe when cooking your turkey. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry- associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Upon his arrival on George Street, Gov. Phil Murphy took a quick tour of Tavern on George. So when someone later mentioned that there was an assortment of donuts inside the restaurant waiting to be devoured, he joked, “It’s true, I’ve seen them.” Tavern on George has ...

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Tastykake multi-pack cupcakes are being voluntarily recalled due to the potential presence of tiny fragments of metal mesh wire, announced Flowers Foods, Inc. According to  the FDA, a vendor notified the company of the possible contamination. The recalled products, which were distributed in New ...

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Parent's Choice Rice Baby Cereal, which is manufactured for Walmart has been recalled after the FDA found a sample from three production lots tested above the guidance for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic, announced the company. The specific Parent’s Choice Rice Baby Cereal 8 oz lots being ...

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Chocolate and the Chip is recalling various flavors including chocolate chip cookies, cookie bundt cakes and rice crispy treats because they may contain undeclared wheat, milk, soy, and tree nuts, announced the company. Cookies, bundt cakes and rice crispy treats were distributed in the Los ...

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Simple Mills has initiated a voluntary recall on Fine Ground Sea Salt Almond Flour Cracker boxes after a select number were erroneously packed with bags of Farmhouse Cheddar Almond Flour Crackers, announced the company. Due to the error, the packaging does not list the presence of milk, a ...

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