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Food & Drink

May 14, 2022

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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The TJX Companies, Inc., which includes TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Homesense is recalling certain vegan chocolate products, announced the company. The products are being recalled because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ- Downtown Bloomfield is about to get a bit funkier with a new dining experience. 7 Doors Down, a ramen and ceviche concept tucked  into a small storefront on Glenwood Avenue, is slated to open at the beginning of May, and one look at its eclectic menu shows it will be anything but a ...

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Monday night the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) celebrated its 20-year anniversary of Taste of Essex. According to NECC President Nina Tucker of Noesis Marketing, “This year's Taste of Essex has special meaning to the North Essex Chamber. Two years ago, we were all ready to celebrate our ...

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Turkey Hill Chocolate Marshmallow Premium Ice Cream has been recalled from shelves due to an allergy alert, announced the company. The ice cream may contain undeclared peanuts, they said People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they ...

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Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal, which includes Pickled Curry Cauliflower, an ingredient produced by Doux South Specialties, LLC has been recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Unitarian Universalists for Jewish Awareness held a communal Seder at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair on Saturday, April 16. White lace tablecloths covered five tables, four placed at each corner and one in the center set for the prophet Elijah in ...

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Snak King has voluntarily recalled O Organics Sea Salt Organic Popcorn due to the presence of undeclared milk. The recall was initiated due to the cross contamination with the milk allergen. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk may risk serious or life-threatening allergic reaction ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Toni's Kitchen Food Ministry is looking for drivers to assist with pick-uos and deliveries. Toni’s Kitchen, a food ministry of St Luke’s Episcopal Church has a mission of providing food to those in need. Toni's Kitchen food ministry is in need of weekday morning drivers for ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Members of the Bloomfield Township planning board held off on making any decision on the fate of a planned fast-food development at the site of the former Friendly’s on Broad Street.  More than 100 people attended the highly anticipated virtual meeting, highlighting the strong ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Social media has been buzzing lately with chatter regarding a possible new tenant for the property recently vacated by Friendly's.  1243 Broad Street has been vacant since mid-December, but there is a proposal in place currently to have the existing building demolished and ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -  Ferrero U.S.A. is voluntarily recalling its Kinder ® Happy Moments Chocolate Assortment and Kinder ® Mix Chocolate Treats basket, because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella Typhimurium. Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal ...

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Ready to Build Chocolate Cookie Bunny Hutch Kits have been voluntarily recalled due to a milk allergen missing form the "contains" statement, announced Wilton Industries. The ingredient list on the package lists “Skim Milk Powder” as an ingredient, however the “contains” statement did not include ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Would you like your favorite cocktail delivered right to your home?  It may be possible under a pair of new laws being pushed by State Senators Linds Greenstein (D-Mercer/Middlesex) and Vin Gopal (D-Monmouth) to make a temporary law permanent to allow certain alcoholic beverage ...

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Continental Mills has recalled one lot of Great Value Buttermilk Pancake and Waffle mix due to possible foreign material contamination, announced the FDA. According to the recall, fragments from a cable used to clear the processing lines were discovered in a limited amount of product. The ...

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Approximately 440 cases of Original Hash Brown Patties from Cavendish Farms Corporation have been recalled because they may contain undeclared wheat, announced the FDA. People who have allergies to wheat or celiac disease run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume this ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - It begins in a few hours - the week-long celebration of St. Patrick's Day.  First, quick stop for a pint of Guinness Extra Stout.  (I once made the poor fashion choice of purchasing a t-shirt with that product name written on it.  Not good.) We have sorted out our shopping lists for ...

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Stacey and Rob Reese, who revitalized West Orange’s Farmers Market in 2019, announced this week that they will not be able to open the market in 2022. Stacey explained, “A number of setbacks have occurred, most notably being that two of our farmers have moved on for reasons outside our control.

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If you are allergic to peanuts, check your pantry. A nationwide recall has been initiated of Yogurt raisins from Lehi Valley Trading Co, announced the FDA. The packages of raisins were recalled over undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to Peanut Allergens run the ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Following 2021’s successful first season, the Bloomfield Community Farmers Market is seeking vendors to participate in the expanded market for 2022. The market will be held in the Bloomfield Public Library courtyard, 90 Broad St, every Tuesday, 3:30 - 6:30pm, beginning June 7 ...

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Approximately 2,205 pounds of Skyline Chili is being recalled announced Morgan Foods, an Austin, Indiana establishment. The recall, according to the US Department of Agruculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is due to the milk, wheat, and soy not being declared on the product ...

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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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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Jams by Kim has earned fans during the summer months at the Montclair Farmers Market and throughout New Jersey for its creative artisanal jams and has now been recognized with a national award for its Peach and Ginger jam by the Good Food Foundation.  Kim Osterhoudt, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Parts of Montclair are among those that may be eligible for funds to eradicate the food desert. After the closing of Pathmark shopping center, located at Lackawanna Plaza, residents have expressed concerns about the lack of healthy food options and the significant loss of a ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- You may have noticed that the McDonald's located on the Garden State Parkway South in Bloomfield is no longer open. Many have speculated online about what new eatery will occupy the space.  According to the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, the Connie Chung rest stop restaurants ...

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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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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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CLIFTON, NJ - Clifton's City Green, a 501(c)3 urban farming and gardening organization, has been awarded $500,000 by the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to support the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) statewide nutrition incentive program, The Garden State Good ...

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