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New Jersey Nutritionist Shares Tips for Healthy School Lunches

September 24, 2017

ISELIN, NJ – As students get into the swing of school and their days fill with tests, friends, homework and activities, it’s easy to overlook nutrition.

However, many studies link healthy foods to increased mental, physical and social performance. Marilyn Gordon, market medical director for United Healthcare, offers some tips and advice for parents looking to pack a healthy school ...

"Action Against Hunger™ Food Drive Set to Help North Jersey Residents by Filling Pantry Shelves

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 26th annual Action Against Hunger™ Food Drive presented by The Record and NorthJersey.com will be held throughout North Jersey on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, from noon to 4 p.m. The recent hurricanes have underscored how vital volunteerism is to everyone’s survival in the world that we live in today. The lead local emergency food pantries that will receive and ...

Blueberry Balsamic Sauce With Maple

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Gardee State is the fifth largest producer of blueberries in the United States but most people limit their blueberry experience to muffins or tossed atop breakfast cereals, Blueberries are at their peak in farmers markets from around Independence Day through mid-August, but many Jersey Fresh farmers markets still have local berries.

This blueberry balsamic ...

Morristown ShopRite Recalls Seim-Sweet Chocolate Chips

MORRISTOWN, NJ - ShopRite is voluntarily recalling its own brand of Semi-Sweet Real Chocolate chips due to an undeclared ingredient , stated a press release from ShopRite's parent company WakeFern Food Corp. 

According to the company, the package may contain milk chocolate chips, and milk is not declared in the ingredient statement. The chips were sold in 24 oz.

Whole Foods customers can anticipate lower prices with Amazon acquisition

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Although Whole Foods has often been referred to as ‘Whole Paycheck’—a reference to what many say are the organic supermarket's outlandish prices—all that may soon be coming to an end.

With Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market official, the two companies say they plan on making the popular supermarket's natural ...

Trader Joe’s Chicken Sausage Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergen

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — If you bought Trader Joe’s Chicken Breakfast Sausage and you have a soy allergy, check the label. DiLuigi Foods Inc., makers of the product, is recalling approximately 3,448 pounds of it due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Friday, because it contains soy lecithin ...

Celebrate National Waffle Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- National Waffle Day is marked every year in the U.S. on August 24, the date that Cornelius Swarthout received a patent on his waffle iron in 1869. 

Fun Facts About Waffles

The word “waffle” is from the Dutch, meaning “wafer.” The treats date back to the Middle Ages when the light, thin cakes called ...

Local Summer Camp Children Learn About Healthy Eating at 5th Annual Growing Healthy Kids Day

MORRISTOWN, NJ –  What better way to teach kids about healthy eating than –you guessed it – a vegetable dance party!

More than 80 summer camp children jammed and boogied with a twirling carrot and a prancing peapod at the fifth annual Growing Healthy Kids Day on Friday, August 4, hosted by the Community Soup Kitchen & Outreach Center and sponsored by The Walmart ...

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