Food & Drink

June 21, 2021

JUST egg flavored plant-based bites are being recalled to undeclared allergens, announced Cuisine Solutions. The company announced the recall of a limited number of 2 pouch packages because the packages may contain an incorrect sealed pouch containing whole egg and milk products, they said. The ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Farmers Market is set to return for the 2021 season.  The Farmers Market will start on June 27, held on Sundays in the parking lot of the Louis Bay 2nd Library.  The market will open at 10 a.m. and close at 1:30 p.m., continuing through October 24. The Hawthorne ...

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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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LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Take a culinary tour of the Middle East as St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Little Falls hosts the annual Summer Festival.  Canceled in 2020 because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 festival spans three days: Thursday, June 17th 5pm - 10pm Friday, June ...

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Containers of 365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder  Natural Vanilla Flavor 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 stated.  The product ...

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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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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launcing a "Shot and a Beer" program, encouraging eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated. Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose in the month of May and takes their vaccination card to a participating brewery ...

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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Towncast presented Shortway’s Barn the Hawthorne Towncast’s 2021 "March Pizza Madness" championship trophy on Saturday, April 24. The local competition began on March 8 with eight Hawthorne restaurants battling it out to see which could collect the most votes from ...

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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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PROSPECT PARK, NJ - "EZ Does It" celebrated their grand opening in Prospect Park Saturday.  The family-owned Jamaican food restaurant is located at 306 Haledon Avenue.  The green, yellow, and black colors of the Jamaican flag were on display in the form of balloon pillars outside the restaurant ...

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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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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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Pacific Salmon Burgers have been recalled by Trident Seafoods Corporation because the burgers may contain small pieces of metal, announced the company. The product has a Lot Number of GC101431 and a Best By Date of 1/14/2023. The product was sold at Costco. The company is asking anyone who has ...

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A voluntary recall of La Fe Peppers and Onions has been announced by GraceKennedy Foods due to the probable presence of extraneous material, announced the FDA. According to the recall, there could possibly be small pieces of blue plastic in the product.  The product was distributed in the ...

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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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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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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Should bars across New Jersey be able to keep their buffalo wings hot and beers cold a little bit longer on Super Bowl Sunday? One New Jersey Assemblyman thinks so. In a letter to Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Commissioner of Health Judy Persichilli, Assemblyman Nicholas ...

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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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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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NEW JERSEY - With the hospitality industry facing unprecedented hardship in the current economic environment, many restaurants are pleading for new revenue streams just to make their businesses sustainable. With municipalities across New Jersey at risk of seeing their downtowns downtrodden by the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published just before Thanksgiving every year.  Stilwell's jelly was the subject of a ...

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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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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After scoffing at the Governor's Executive Orders and repeatedly allowing patrons to continue to dine inside, the owner of Cuban Pete's is now locked out of his business. On Monday morning, Montclair Police changed the locks on the doors of Cuban Pete’s restaurant, locking out ...

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Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect that the competition has been extended to November 30. HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Rotary Club has announced that the "Best of Hawthorne" is carrying on through the end of November, according to Kim Hauser.  The "Best of Hawthorne" is a ...

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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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HAWTHORNE, NJ - The pandemic has changed everything, even the annual Fish and Chips fundraiser held at St. Clement's Episcopal Church.  The church, which has operated Martha's Pantry with a limited-contact approach since the spring, will be having a drive-in style arrangement for those who want to ...

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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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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey’s much-anticipated wait for indoor dining looks to be over and just in time for Labor Day. On Friday after nearly five months, restaurants will once again be able to serve indoors while following coronavirus limits, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday at his press briefing ...

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Approximately, 20,000 cases of Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra-Wide Noodle packages due to a possible undeclared egg allergen, announced Rivianna 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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HAWTHORNE, NJ - Local families enjoyed the outdoors despite the heat, taking advantage of the opportunities to dine al fresco in town.  TAPinto Hawthorne contributor Judy Kopitar met with the Cohen family: Eric, Lisa, and their daughter Peyton, along with friend Aubree Beghyn.  Jenna Columbia ...

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