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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JUST egg flavored plant-based bites are being recalled to undeclared allergens, announced Cuisine Solutions. The company announced the recall of a limited number of 2 pouch packages because the packages may contain an incorrect sealed pouch containing whole egg and milk products, they said. The ...

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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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WAYNE, NJ - Local restaurants say they are excited to welcome back patrons in mid-May after more than 14 months of closures and capacity limits. Recently, Gov. Phil Murphy announced an additional easing of restrictions, removing capacity limits for indoor businesses and ending all limits on ...

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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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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 recalled ...

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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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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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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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A voluntary recall of La Fe Peppers and Onions has been announced by GraceKennedy Foods due to the probable presence of extraneous material, announced the FDA. According to the recall, there could possibly be small pieces of blue plastic in the product.  The product was distributed in the ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The app-based food delivery service, DoorDash, has partnered with the New Jersey Restaurant & Hospitality Association (NJRHA) to provide restaurants across New Jersey with grants of $2,500 or $5,000 based on need and criteria. Made possible by a donation of $500,000 delivered ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Should bars across New Jersey be able to keep their buffalo wings hot and beers cold a little bit longer on Super Bowl Sunday? One New Jersey Assemblyman thinks so. In a letter to Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Commissioner of Health Judy Persichilli, Assemblyman Nicholas ...

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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 15 Percent SNAP Boost Will Come Along with Maximum January SNAP Benefit Payments (TRENTON) –  New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive at least a 15 percent increase in benefits in January to help address ...

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WASHINGTON D.C. - Although the holidays may be smaller and a little different this year, don't let those memories be soured by getting sick. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reminding everyone to "say no to raw dough". When you prepare homemade dough for cookies, cakes, and ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- 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 food-challenged residents. This is a large, state-wide program that is similar to the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - What are you thankful for this year? While some may be traveling to see family or friends, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recommending celebrating virtually or with only the people you live with. If you are choosing to gather with others, the CDC recommends ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published just before Thanksgiving every year.  Stilwell's jelly was the subject of a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The "media" may have many around the country believing that Nutley's greatest gift to Thanksgiving is Martha Stewart, but locals know its "Nutley Raiders Ginger-Spiced Cranberry Sauce." First created by students in the culinary program at Nutley High School in 2017, this dish has ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - After scoffing at the Governor's Executive Orders and repeatedly allowing patrons to continue to dine inside, the owner of Cuban Pete's is now locked out of his business. On Monday morning, Montclair Police changed the locks on the doors of Cuban Pete’s restaurant, locking out ...

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Seneca Snack Company has announced that they have voluntarily recalled Seneca Cinnamon Apple Chips and Clancy's Cinnamon Apple Chips due to possible Salmonella contamination.  The company was notified by an ingredient supplier that one lot of ingredients containing cinnamon that has the ...

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Treehouse Foods, Inc is voluntarily recalling certain Chewy Granola Bars due to mislabeling. The company stated that the recall was initiated because the outer carton stated the product was Chocolate Chip, however, some individually wrapped product inside the carter contained the Peanut Butter ...

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Approximately, 20,000 cases of Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra-Wide Noodle packages due to a possible undeclared egg allergen, announced Rivianna Foods Inc. The company stated that the affected Ronzoni Smart Taste Extra-Wide Noodle packages do not declare the allergen “egg”, which is an ingredient in ...

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