Food & Drink

June 14, 2021

WASHINGTON TWP, NJ - Organizers are sending out the final reminder to purchase tickets for the retirement party for Hasbrouck Heights Coach Nick Delcalzo, scheduled for Thursday, September 23. It will still be held at Seasons in Washington Township, Bergen County. The event will run from 6:30 p.m.

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Beech-Nut Nutrition has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal, announced the company. 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 ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - As part of state officials' efforts to encourage more residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine, New Jersey launched the “Shot and a Beer” program, which began this month in partnership with the Brewer's Guild of New Jersey, the Governor's Office and the Department of ...

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WASHINGTON TWP, NJ - The new date for retirement party for Hasbrouck Heights Coach Nick Delcalzo has been set for Thursday, September 23. It will still be held at Seasons in Washington Township, Bergen County. The time remains from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.   The event will celebrate Delcalzo's ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed bill A5405, which will direct $10 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established under the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. This funding will be distributed to seven New ...

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Panera at Home Lobster Bisque has been voluntarily recalled due to an undeclared egg allergen, announced Blount Fine Foods. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of grocery-retail stores; it is not sold at any Panera bakery-cafe, they stated. The recall is limited ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — New Jersey restaurants will receive another $35 million in federal coronavirus relief aid under legislation signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy. To be administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), the funds are grants that will be made available to ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights will continue to distribute hot meals to residents in need at Borough Hall through the end of May, according to Councilman Steven Reyngoudt. The borough first offered meals to residents on Thursday, March 18. The meals will again be offered once a week, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — On the same day that he extended the public health emergency in New Jersey for another 30 days, Gov. Phil Murphy said that effective Friday, March 19, at 6:00 a.m., indoor capacity limits for restaurants, gyms and health clubs, recreational facilities and arcades, and personal care ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights will distribute hot meals to residents in need on Thursday, March 18 at Borough Hall.  The outreach is a collaborative effort between the Hasbrouck Heights Food Pantry and Bergen County Food Security Task Force, according to Councilman Steven Reyngoudt.

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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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HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Food Security Task Force has joined with a Hackensack vertical farm to provide ongoing healthy food options to families in need throughout the county. Greens Do Good, a four-season hydroponic, vertical farm in Hackensack, NJ and the Bergen County Food Security ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy will expand indoor gathering limits in New Jersey effective Friday. Businesses, indoor entertainment and recreation areas (casinos and gyms), personal care businesses, indoor performance venues and indoor gatherings (religious ceremonies, wedding ceremonies, ...

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HACKENSACK, N.J. – Last week the Bergen County Food Security Task Force launched a new emergency food distribution initiative to provide non-perishable meal kits to food pantries across Bergen County. The emergency meal kits purchased using CARES Act funds include a variety of proteins, pasta, ...

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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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HOBOKEN, NJ - If you want to have a polite conversation in Hoboken, there are three topics you tend to avoid—religion, politics and delis. But the folks over at Food & Wine have gone and made their own pronouncements regarding the Best Sandwich in Every State, with Garden State gourmands making ...

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

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NUTLEY, NJ - The "media" may have many around the country believing that Nutley's greatest gift to Thanksgiving is Martha Stewart, but locals know its "Nutley Raiders Ginger-Spiced Cranberry Sauce." First created by students in the culinary program at Nutley High School in 2017, this dish has ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Is your perfectly-carved pumpkin being ravaged by local wildlife? As Halloween draws closer, families are putting out jack-o-lanterns to celebrate, but, unfortunately, many of those pumpkins are being quickly devoured by squirrels. If you don’t remember this being a problem in ...

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A limited number of 6 ounce Back to Nature Organic Rosemary & Olive Oil Stoneground Wheat Crackers have been recalled, announced B&G Foods. The crackers have been recalled after a limited number of cracker boxes were inadvertently filled with foil wrapped pouches of peanut butter ...

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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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Number surges by 56% this year, higher than national rate due to hard-hit hospitality and leisure industries 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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LODI, NJ - CJ's Pizza and Good Eats celebrated with its grand opening and ribbon cutting along with members of the Lodi Borough Council, Chamber of Commerce, owners, friends, family, and employees on a sunny Thursday afternoon. Those in attendance included members of the Lodi Borough Council, ...

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Those that sold to supermarkets fared better than those that relied on restaurants and schools 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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TRENTON, NJ - September is Hunger Action Month, which includes New Jersey Food Waste Prevention Day on September 17 and the International Day of Awareness on Food Loss and Waste Reduction on September 29. New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced the Department is partnering ...

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Approximately, 20,000 cases of Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra-Wide Noodle packages due to a possible undeclared egg allergen, announced Riviana Foods Inc. The company stated that the affected Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra-Wide Noodle packages do not declare the allergen “egg”, which is an ingredient in ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Foodies went back for a second helping at Hasbrouck Heights' Outdoor Dining and Boulevard Stroll Thursday night.  The second event comes after the success of the Hasbrouck Heights' outdoor dining and Boulevard Stroll in early July. The event was again being sponsored by ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It just three more days until the second Hasbrouck Heights Outdoor Dining and Boulevard Stroll scheduled for Thursday, August 20. The second event comes after the success of the Hasbrouck Heights' outdoor dining and Boulevard Stroll in early July. The event is again being ...

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HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - After the success of the Hasbrouck Heights' outdoor dining and Boulevard Stroll in early July, the Borough is hosting another event in mid-August. The second event of the summer is again being sponsored by the Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Council, Fire and Police ...

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NEW JERSEY — Since Tropical Storm (or Hurricane, depending on the news outlet) Isaias has taken out power to 16 percent of Bergen County as of 11:30pm Wednesday, thousands have been left with no refrigeration.  FoodSafety.gov has a chart for determining how long foods will stay fresh and usable ...

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