Food & Drink

June 11, 2021

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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UNION, NJ – A cloudless, beautiful Saturday afternoon, albeit a warm one, was the backdrop for Union Senior Center’s picnic at Bicentennial Park. “It’s great to see the seniors out, socializing, and enjoying the music,” said Supervisor of Senior Citizens Activities at the Union Senior Center ...

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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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NEW JERSEY -- 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 ...

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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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ELIZABETH, NJ - Home Chef and BBQ Spice Entrepreneur Doreen Rinaldo, touted by many as “Dr. Dor,” has made it to the top five of the Favorite Chef 2021 competition.    Rinaldo, who works as a Radiation Therapist at Trinitas Regional Medical Center, is vying for the title with chefs across the ...

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CLARK, N.J. – Clark’s Deutscher Club is offering takeout three nights a week. Takeout service is open to the public. The club began offering takeout last spring, the club’s manager and chef, Ewald Holinger, told TAPinto Clark. “I cook original German food, authentic German food,” said Holinger, ...

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UNION, NJ – All he wanted was a little ice cream to help lift his spirits after being laid off from his IT job.  But in March 2016 as Ruben Peraza, Jr. pulled into the parking lot of the Magic Fountain Ice Cream Shop, his headlights lit up a sign that read “For Sale by Owner”.  “And the dream of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – When the pandemic shutdown production of The Today Show, Katie Stilo, a culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC series, set out to adapt to a new 'normal.' In an effort to keep busy, Stilo turned her parents' South Plainfield, NJ kitchen into a TV studio and, over the ...

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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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NEW JERSEY -- A new program called Sustain and Serve NJ has been launched by the NJEDA that enables struggling New Jersey restaurants to prepare meals that would be distributed to nonprofit organizations to feed for needy residents. Sustain and Serve NJ is a COVID-19 relief effort that helps ...

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UNION, NJ - Thursday's Food Truck Winterfest has been cancelled due to the snow. The food truck event will resume on Thursday, Dec. 31.   For a list of food truck vendors, click HERE.

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UNION, NJ - For their Holiday Cookie Fundraiser, the Jefferson Elementary School PTA will be selling cookies from Jammed Up Bakery. The sale will run from December 8 through December 18 with two cookie kit options: DYI Winter Wonderland or Christmas-themed Six cookies/three sm ...

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UNION, NJ - A weekly Food Truck Winter Fest will be hosted by the township beginning this Thursday the front parking lot at Town Hall, 1976 Morris Avenue. The trucks will be on site every Thursday, beginning Dec. 3 through January 28 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.  There will be a wide variety of food ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The City of Summit and the Westfield Regional Health Department have issued the following guidance regarding the COVID-19 outbreak at Roots Steakhouse in Summit. Multiple employees at the restaurant have tested positive for the virus and the establishment closed on November 12. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Whole Foods Market has announced that select prepared Macaroni & Cheese products are being recalled because they may contain undeclared egg. The affected products were sold in stores in New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. People who have an ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Steve Pantagis, who described himself as the director of the Pantagis corporation, contacted TAPintoSPF on Tuesday to confirm that, despite the assertions of Nick Pantagis last week, the iconic Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance catering hall has closed its doors forever.  "I'm ...

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UNION, NJ - Restaurant Week in Union is set for next week and there's something for everyone on the menu. Many Union restaurants will be offering special dinner menus, specials, and discounts during Restaurant Week, October 19 - October 25.  There are options for everyone's tastes, from casual ...

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VAUXHALL, NJ – A Vauxhall restaurant owner has been named the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) New Jersey 2020 Small Business Person of the Year. Christopher Finnick, CEO and owner of Mama’s Southern Style BBQ2, received the award from the SBA, which honors and recognizes the ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy surprised restaurant owners who had been preparing for the return of indoor dining on Thursday, July 2, by announcing just four days before that indoor seating would be delayed indefinitely.  Having spent money ordering food, retraining workers, and purchasing PPE ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Coronavirus restrictions in place since mid-March in New Jersey continue to be peeled back amid Phase 2 of the state's economic recovery plan, and the state's efforts to combat the disease are proving so successful that New Jersey is one of four states in line to contain it, Governor ...

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