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Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled

January 19, 2019

Qunicy, MA – Stop & Shop has announced a recall by Perdue Foods, LLC of approximately 68,244 pounds of ready to eat chicken nugget products.  The action comes after three people filed complaints of finding wood in the food according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

The nuggets were produced on October 25, 2018: 22 oz plastic bag packages of frozen ...

New Brunswick to get a 'Biergarten,' Newest Downtown Restaurant

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Hub City is joining in a popular trend and getting a beer garden of sorts this spring when a new restaurant opens, filling a now-vacant location near the train station.

Redd's Biergarten will open at the foot of Easton Avenue, in the prime downtown site that was previously home to Brother Jimmy's BBQ.

It will be the third location for Redd's. The first ...

Cranford Named a Top Food Town by

CRANFORD - On Wednesday afternoon,'s food writer, Peter Genovese, released a list of 15 great N.J. food towns that no one knows about. 

How Cranford is considered a "food town that no one knows about" despite winning's Best Downtown Competition is perplexing, but residents are still happy with the recognition.

Genovese's description of Cranford ...

Cranberry Orange Cookies Brighten Up Holiday Cookie Platters

NUTLEY, NJ - When the Nutley Irish American Association hosted their annual Christmas party the Cranberry Orange Cookies were the most talked about subject of the evening. Santa was the headliner of the family friendly evening, and even he loved these cookies. 

The cookies are a drop cookie version of a shortbread, but with cranberry, orange zest, white chocolate chips, and walnuts for ...

Popular Restaurant Addams Tavern in Westfield Readies to Reopen

WESTFIELD, NJ — A popular restaurant in the downtown that has been closed for about a year is preparing to reopen with a new menu and staff.

Denise Telerico, a manager at Addams Tavern, said on Monday the establishment is tentatively anticipated to open Friday but has some preparations to make after its yearlong closure.

While the interior and the exterior of the building appear ...


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February SNAP Benefits to be Paid January 19

January 11, 2019

NJ Human Services Details February SNAP Plans Amid Continued Federal Shutdown; Urges Federal Action to End the Shutdown and Restore Certainty to SNAP Beneficiaries 

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued ...