Food & Drink

July 30, 2021

McCormick Perfect Pinch Italian Seasoning, McCormick Culinary Italian Seasoning and Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Ranch Seasoning have been recalled due to possible contamination with Salmonella, announced McCormick & Company, Inc. The company was alerted by the FDA after routing testing. No illnesses ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Trader Joe's Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups are being voluntarily recalled by Bazzini LLC out of abundance of caution due to the possibility of the product containing peanut protein. While the label states that the "product may contain traces of peanut", the company has issued ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- In the last year, more and more eateries have opened up outdoor spaces to keep serving food and beverages to their clientele while indoor limitations were in place.  Now, a pair of state lawmakers are working to help businesses bounce back by expanding outdoor alcohol consumption ...

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Beech-Nut Nutrition has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal. The recall resulted from a routine sampling program from the production lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal which tested above the guidance level for naturally occurring ...

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Containers of 365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder Natural Vanilla Flavor have been recalled due to the potential of an undeclared soy allergen, announced Arizona Nutritional Supplements. The containers of the protein powder were mistakenly packaged with Soy Protein Powder, the company ...

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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 recalled ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Towship is set to host “Hamilton’s Great Dine Out," Mayor Jeff Martin has announced.  The event, scheduled for May 17-24, is a collaboration between the Hamilton Township Department of Community & Economic Development, SHOP Hamilton, the Hamilton Partnership, and the ...

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NEW JERSEY -- 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 ...

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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 doesn't list coconut, an ingredient, as an ...

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NEW JERSEY – Approximately 2,100 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, the Sabra Dipping Company, LLC announed this week. The contamination was discovered after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) did a routine screening of a single tub ...

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HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Nelson Chang's families, friends, neighbors, and loyal customers are still mourning the loss of their favorite ice cream man. The beloved owner of the Yardville Carvel ice cream shop was honored on Friday by Governor Phil Murphy during his weekly coronavirus ...

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NEW JERSEY — Raise a glass! Thursday, Feb. 18, is National Drink Wine Day. New Jersey oenophiles have plenty to celebrate, including more than 60 wineries right here in the Garden State. Wine has been made in New Jersey since before the American Revolution, but thanks to changes in state laws ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Restaurants, bars, distilleries, and breweries will be able to utilize outdoor spaces or public sidewalks as extensions of their business premises under a new law signed by Governor Phil Murphy on Friday. The law establishes a framework for municipalities across the state to further ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The app-based food delivery service, DoorDash, has partnered with the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association (NJRHA) to provide restaurants across New Jersey with grants of $2,500 or $5,000 based on need and criteria. Made possible by a donation of $500,000 delivered ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - If Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti (D-Bayonne/Jersey City) has his way bars across New Jersey will be able to keep their buffalo wings hot and beers cold a little bit longer on Super Bowl Sunday. In a letter to Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Commissioner of Health Judy ...

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

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BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ— Another popular Bordentown City eatery has decided to close its doors—temporarily—due to the restrictions faced by restaurants in New Jersey due to the ongoing pandemic. Old Town Pub, located at 135 Farnsworth Avenue, opened in 2017 in the old Farnsworth House site. Owner ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Ring in the new year with new recipes from fellow friends and neighbors in Robbinsville. The Ability Tree Community Cookbook is ready for cooks to find their newest favorite recipes passed down from one generation to the next by local families.  The 76-page cookbook is ...

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Although the holidays may be smaller and a little different this year, don't let those memories be soured by getting sick. 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 ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township officials have announced the launch of "Operation: Holiday Cheer" to support the community's restaurant while giving to the local food bank that serves families in need.  "Small businesses, led by our restaurants, are our lifeblood here in Robbinsville - ...

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Best Rum Spiked Cranberry Jelly Recipe Take 4 cinnamon sticks, 1.5 cups of water, 2 cups of sugar, 1/2  a tsp. ground ginger, 1 tsp. cinnamon and 1 1/2 tsp. ground clove and put them in a stock pot. Boil until the sugar melts and then boil on low for about 5 mins. Add 4 bags of fresh ...

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HAMILTON, NJ –  A new program to assist local eateries with outdoor heating costs was approved by the Hamilton Township Council Tuesday. Through the Hamilton Township Propane Support Program, officials said, $20,000 will be made available to help assist restaurants with the purchase and refilling ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- When the pandemic kept Kelsey Krieg and her family at home, she went all-in making cakes and treats to hone her baking skills. Her passion has now become her dream of owning her own bakery come true. KK Sweets is getting rave reviews around Mercer County.  Kelsey was born and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s much-anticipated wait for indoor dining looks to be over and just in time for Labor Day.  After nearly five months, restaurants will once again be able to serve indoors while following coronavirus limits, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. “I know that it has been hard ...

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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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