Food & Drink

July 29, 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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A voluntary nationwide recall of Give and Go Muffin products has been announced due to potential for the products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, said the company. Muffins baked by Give and Go are sold under several brand names including many in our area.  Listeria monocytogenes ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – After a much anticipated wait Pinkie’s Cupcake Cafe is set to reopen in Kenilworth, and it is better than ever. The premier cupcakery is very excited to welcome the public back beginning on Saturday, July 24 at 12 pm.  Some of the new additions to look forward to are the arcade ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Caetanos Cucino recently hosted an outdoor BBQ for all its patrons to celebrate one year of being open in Kenilworth. There was a good turnout of residents who came out to show their support and have a fun time eating and drinking with family and friends. Caetanos and his staff ...

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LBI Region, NJ - "To know her is to love her" famous quotes from the late Anthony Bourdain , a celebrity chef that passed away 2018. Raised in Leonia, New Jersey he spent his childhood visiting the Jersey Shore. American chef, author, and travel documentarian explored international as well as local ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - To celebrate one year of being open in Kenilworth, Caetanos Cucina is hosting an outdoor BBQ for all its patrons.  The BBQ will be held outside on Sunday, July 11 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Caetanos will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken fingers and french fries.

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Approximately 8.4 million pounds of ready-to-eat Tyson chicken products have been recalled, announced Tyson Foods Inc. The company is recalling the products because of possible Listeria contamination, the USDA announced.  On June 9, 2021, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) was ...

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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 the recall ...

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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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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Looking to add an enticing glaze for both current and prospective employees, Krispy Kreme New Jersey announced it will raise its average wage to $15 an hour as a minimum effective on June 1, 2021 for all workers at locations in the Garden State. Krispy Kreme New Jersey is an ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see this message from Pinkie's Cupcake Café regarding the latest renovations.  To Our Loyal Customers (A.K.A. The Pink Posse),  We can't even begin to fully express our deep gratitude for your business. Thank you for your ongoing support! The last year has been a ...

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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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Shop & Shop and Kroeger Brand's of Caramel Rice Cakes have been recalled because they may contain undeclared milk, announced parent company Basic Grain Products, Inc. The undeclared milk was discovered by internal control systems, they said. The product comes in a 6.5-ounce bag. The Best if ...

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UNITED STATES -- 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 ...

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NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's"Shot and a Beer" program which encourages eligible residents, ages 21 and over to get vaccinated has expanded.  Any New Jerseyan who gets their first vaccine dose can take their vaccination card to a participating brewery will receive a free beer. The program will end on ...

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TRENTON, NJ - In an announcement today, Governor Murphy announced when bans on buffets and limits to restaurants will be lifted.  Effective May 7, the ban on buffets and other self service foods at restaurants will be lifted, Governor Murphy said. Also on this date, the pan on indoor bar side ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy announced that New Jersey is launching 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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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Lending their voices to a fight against the use of child labor, Jersey City Girl Scout Troop 12026 won’t be selling those famous cookies this year. The troop has joined a boycott started by a girl scout in Tennessee after an investigative report by the Associated Press ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Mayor Linda Karlovitch announced on Thursday, April 1, that she has asked Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen to draft a resolution to waive the sidewalk café permit fee. The mayor stated it is common practice for municipalities to charge a sidewalk café permit. Due to the pandemic, ...

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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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KENILWORTH, NJ – Get to know Maria Costeria. Manager of Bella Palermo Pastry Shop. Originally from Newark, Maria Costeria grew up in the business world. She came to Kenilworth in 2006 and started working at Bella Palermo soon after. “I immediately fell in love with Kenilworth” Costeria said. It ...

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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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KENILWORTH, NJ - After temporarily closing Two Ton Brewing recently announced the beer garden has been restored from the winter season. There are socially distanced tables outside and the beer garden can now accommodate leashed dogs. At the moment Two Ton's new 15 barrel tank is in place and ...

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ATLANTIC CITY – Governor Phil Murphy signed into law A-5444, which provides $35 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for restaurants throughout New Jersey. The bill – sponsored by Senators Vin Gopal and Joseph Lagana and Assembly Members Vincent Mazzeo, Pedro Mejia, Christopher Tully, and ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Salads bars and buffets are making their return to grocery stores and retail establishments that sell food, as part of the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions by Gov. Phil Murphy. But while these self-service food stations are once again allowed at supermarkets, convenience ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ - On April 1, 2019, Opa Grill which serves authentic Greek cuisine, opened its doors and welcomed the public to the new restaurant located in the heart of the Boulevard.  Opa Grill is a family-operated business run by owners Nick, Victoria and Yiota Makkas. Everything is made on ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Mayor Linda Karlovitch announced on Thursday, April 1, that she has asked Borough Clerk Laura Reinertsen to draft a resolution to waive the sidewalk café permit fee. The mayor stated it is common practice for municipalities to charge a sidewalk café permit. Due to the pandemic, ...

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Approximately 2,100 cases of Sabra Classic Hummus have been recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination, announced Sabra Dipping Company, LLC. The contamination was discovered after the FDA did a routine screening of a single tub of hummus. Consumption of food contaminated ...

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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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