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Down to the Shore: Vanessa Wong owner of Fishtown Social Headed to Ventor NJ

by Allanah Richman | Special to CNBNewsnet Photo Credit: Mike Prince VENTOR, NJ (July 1, 2022)--In 2016, Vanessa Wong opened Fishtown Social, a natural wine shop and bar which has seen great success in an area of Philadelphia vast with growth and development. Now, she’s expanding on that success, and looking towards the Jersey Shore for her next two ventures. On Friday, July 1, Wong opened the doors to Wahine Wine Company and Fish & Whistle Market. The two new businesses will be located next door to each other in a newly constructed building at 101 N. Dorset Avenue near... Read more →


In Honor of National Ice Cream Month Lokal Artisan Foods and Cloud Cups Release New Collection...

...OF FRENCH TOAST BITES GELATO THAT DEBUTS DURING NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH Philadelphia, PA - Lokal Artisan Foods and owner Charisse McGill has teamed up with Cloud Cups and owner Galen Thomas on a smooth and creamy new summer treat debuting just in time for National Ice Cream Month. French Toast Bites Gelato makes its debut this weekend on July 1st at Spruce Street Harbor Park, Cherry Street Pier, Pizza Brain, Manayunk Pizza and Ashley's Deli - as well as at select local street fairs and festivals. The new collab brings together two of the region's celebrated award-winning Black-owned businesses... Read more →


Crab Du Jour Christmas in July!

Paying for Customers’ Gas in July as Prices Soar Amid Economic Challenges As people struggle to make ends meet more than ever due to the ever-changing economy, Crab Du Jour has initiated a program to ease the pain of going out to dinner, by offering $5 off per check, up to $20, every night during July for every guest who dines at the restaurant from July 1st through July 31st. The promotion includes the minimum spending per bill, $5 off $25, $10 off $50, $15 off $75 and $20 off $100. The Cajun seafood chain, with over 88 locations around... Read more →


Booker Joins Farm Workers to Promote ‘Take Our Jobs’ Campaign   

NEW JERSEY—New Jersey’s Cory Booker today became the second United States senator to work alongside farm workers as part of the United Farm Workers' and UFW Foundation’s “Take Our Jobs” campaign for immigration reform. Last September, professional farm workers invited all 100 U.S. senators to work a day with them in the fields while immigration reform measures remain stalled in the Senate. Senator Alex Padilla (D-Calif.) worked in Ventura County vegetable fields north of Los Angeles on June 3. Working at a New Jersey farm, Sen. Booker harvested lettuce, cleaned leafy greens, and ended the day planting tomatoes. Photos of... Read more →


A guide to Delta-8 THC Carts in 2022

What are delta 8 carts? Delta 8 carts are cannabis oil cartridges that contain Delta 8 THC, a potent, psychoactive cannabinoid found in hemp plants. Delta 8 THC is similar to Delta 9 THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, but it is legal under federal law and does not produce the same psychoactive effects. Delta 8 THC carts are available in various strains and flavors and can use them to provide relief from pain, anxiety, and other medical conditions. Delta 8 carts are also popular among recreational users for their ability to create a powerful psychoactive experience. Exploring D8’s Effect... Read more →


What Is The Best Place To Find Delta 9 Gummies For Sale In 2022?

What are Delta 9 Gummies? Delta 9 gummies are a cannabis-infused edible becoming increasingly popular among cannabis consumers. Delta 9 gummies are made by infusing cannabis into a gummy bear mold, resulting in a delicious and potent treat that people of all ages can enjoy. Why is Delta 9 Gummies so famous? There are a few reasons why Delta 9 Gummies have become so popular in recent years: Cannabis can be consumed in a discreet and convenient manner. Delta 9 Gummies are relatively easy to make at home, meaning that you can control the potency and ingredients. Gummies provide a... Read more →


Kratom: A Natural Herb with a Variety of Positive Properties

Kratom is a plant that is available in retail stores and online. It is utilized in supplements due to its therapeutic properties. John Hopkins Medicine researchers discovered that Kratom contains psychoactive chemicals similar to opioids. This can help treat anxiety, depression as well as depression, pain, and. These self-reporting studies haven't been confirmed by authorities such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). That is why pharmaceutical companies are researching Kratom's potential as a substitute for opioids. According to the American Kratom Association (AKA), the most effective kratom capsules available online have been spotted by over 10 million in... Read more →


Why Do People Love To Buy Disposable Vape Pens?

What is a disposable vape pen? This one has a clue in its name. These vape pens are disposable after your e-liquid runs dry or your battery dies. They can't be changed or refilled. The idea of disposable vapes is not new. This type of e-cig is one of the earliest vapes to hit the market in 2008! They have initially called cig-a-likes back then and looked just like regular cigarettes in size and style. Disposables are now entirely different—higher quality in terms of the build quality and the quality of e-liquid inside. These are perfect for anyone who is... Read more →


What are CBD Gummies?

CBD is abbreviated as cannabidiol and is a chemical found naturally inside the hemp plant. CBD is only one of the cannabinoids found in hemp and is renowned for its pain relief and well-being properties. The plant extracts CBD and then added to gummies, lab-tested, and confirmed CBD effectiveness. Apart from gummies, CBD oil is available in tinctures that can be consumed orally, topical products to apply to the skin, and edible products like gummies, cookies, candies, and brownies. CBD Gummies are sweet and sugary, chewy treats mixed with CBD oil. It is best to consume them according to the... Read more →


Delta-8 Gummies In 2022: Here's A Guide To The Best Delta 8 Edibles

Before you pick a company to purchase your Delta-8 gummies, it is essential to do your research and familiarize yourself with the reputation of the brand and the product better. It is crucial to choose one attentive to make sure the product is suitable for its consumers. It uses ethical guidelines from the moment of the source to harvesting and testing, and production. What are Delta-8 Gummies? Delta-8 THC is similar to the usual candy gummies in taste, but they are made up of Delta-8 extract and best delta 8 edibles marijuana products. Will Delta-8 get me high? In essence,... Read more →


Consumer Safety Tips for Outdoor Cooking

SERVPRO fire remediation specialists advise Gloucester City-area grill masters to prepare now for a safe, savory outdoor cooking season Gloucester City, NJ (Grassroots Newswire) March 18, 2022 - For many, the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer season. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) warns families that the onset of the summer season also marks a rise in home fires started by outdoor grilling activities. According to the NFPA, on average, 10,600 home fires are started by grills each year. July is the peak month for grill fires, followed by June, May, and August.1 "Sixty-one percent... Read more →


Families Can't Feed Their Babies Because of Formula Shortage, But Illegals Have No Problem Getting It

SEE VIDEO BELOW UNITED STATES BORDER, TEXAS (CNBNews)-- Republican Congresswoman Kat Cammack, of Florida, announced Wednesday night that pallets of baby formula are being sent to illegal immigrants being housed at facilities at the border amid a shortage that has seen many parents unable to find it at their local store. NATIONAL Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., said in a video posted to Facebook Wednesday. "Meanwhile, in our own district at home, we cannot find baby formula." Residents in Florida are not the only people having a problem with finding the formula, the shortage exists across the United States. According to... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: 585,030 POUNDS OF READY TO EAT CHICKEN

EDITOR’S NOTE: May 7, 2022: This release is being reissued to include an expansion of the recall to a new product that was distributed to retail locations. Additionally, the recall has been expanded from 30,285 pounds to 585,030 pounds. There are five new production codes (23618, 24357, 24512, 24583, and 24957) and 66 different “use by” dates (ranging from 5-10-22 through 4-29-23). This release has been updated to include the new product, the expanded weight, additional labels, and additional distribution information. WASHINGTON, April 29, 2022 – Wayne Farms, LLC., a Decatur, Ala. establishment, is recalling approximately 585,030 pounds of a... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Pork Deli Meat Recalled

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2022 – Olympia Meats, a Portland, Ore. establishment, is recalling approximately 862 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) pork deli meat products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains pistachios (tree nuts), a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The RTE pork deli meat products are labeled as Mortadella Classica products but contain Mortadella product with pistachios. These items were produced on Feb. 10 and Feb. 13, 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view label]: 4-lb. vacuum-packed chubs... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: FROZEN CHICKEN PRODUCTS RECALLED

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for ready-to-eat (RTE) frozen chicken products that did not receive the benefit of import re-inspection. A recall was not requested because the products are no longer available for purchase. The RTE frozen chicken products were produced on April 14 and 16, 2022. The following products are subject to this public health alert [view labels]: 12.5 oz. tray in-box packages containing “TRADER JOES BUTTER CHICKEN WITH BASMATI RICE” with best by dates of April 14, 2023, and April 16,... Read more →


Tennessee Brown Bag, Recalls Beef Jerky Products

FSIS Announcement WASHINGTON, April 22, 2022 - Tennessee Brown Bag, LLC, a Hixson, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,590 pounds of beef jerky products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ready-to-eat beef jerky products were produced from January 2020 through April 2022. The following products are subject to recall [view labels (PDF only)]: 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE BROWN BAG ORIGINAL" and "Best by" dates through April 2023. 3.0 oz. and 1.5 oz. brown zippered packages containing "TENNESSEE... Read more →


709 Pounds of Uncured Bacon Marmalade Recalled

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2022 – Firehouse Jams, LLC, an Erwinna, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 709 pounds of heat-treated, shelf-stable uncured bacon marmalade products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. CONSUMER ALERT The uncured bacon marmalade with oranges and balsamic caramelized onions product was produced on July 10, 2021, Dec. 3, 2021, and March 1, 2022. The following product is subject to recall [view labels]: 10.5-oz. jar containing “Eat This – YUM! – Uncured Bacon Marmalade with Oranges and Balsamic Caramelized Onions” with lot... Read more →


Consumer Alert: Recall of Ready to Eat Chicken Breast Meals

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert due to concerns that the chicken breast component of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken breast meal kits may contain wheat and soy, known allergens, which are not declared on the product labels. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed. The chicken breast meal kits were produced March 19, 2022 to March 22, 2022. The following products are subject to the public health alert [view labels]: 11.55 oz.... Read more →


SIERRA CLUB: Food Pantry Plastic Extension Bill Passed by Assembly and Senate

TRENTON, NJ – Thursday, the Senate and Assembly passed S2363 (Smith) / A2065 (Coughlin). The bill gives food pantries a 6 month extension from the law prohibiting sale and distribution of plastic and paper carryout bags by certain businesses. The bill will also provide 500,000 free reusable carryout bags proportionally distributed to the State’s food banks. It passed the Senate with a vote of 36-0 and it passed the Assembly with a vote of 58-15-1. It now goes to Governor Murphy’s desk to sign. In response, Anjuli Ramos-Busot, New Jersey Chapter Director, Sierra Club, issued the following statement: “Plastic pollution... Read more →


The Mullica Hill Ammons ShopRite Honored for Raising $10,000 for Food Banks

Pictured: Group shot of Director Frank J. DIMarco, Commissioner Nicholas Desilvio, Commissioner Christopher Konawel Jr. and Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer with honorees Ben Harper- Steward and Stephen Burke. Director Frank DiMarco and Deputy Director Heather Simmons presented a Proclamation to ShopRite for being a winning store in the Shoprite Partners in Caring Cheerios Contest. The ShopRite Partners In Caring Cheerios Contest is a year-round, community-based, hunger-fighting initiative that works with more than 70 food industry manufacturers to provide $3 million annually to qualified charitable agencies in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. This year’s contest raised $1.1 million... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: Boyd Specialties, LLC Recalls Jerky Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

BOYD SPECIALTIES LLC FSIS Announcement WASHINGTON, March 4, 2022 – Boyd Specialties, LLC, a Colton, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 1,634 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) jerky products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The multiple jerky products were produced on February 23, 2022. The products subject to the recall can be found here, and the labels can be found here. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 40269” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Alabama, California,... Read more →


The Gloucester County Division of Senior Services offers Nutrition Program for Seniors

The Division of Senior Services and the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners continue to offer seniors hot, mid-day meals. “The Nutrition Program offers mid-day meals to seniors who are 60 or older,” Director Frank J. DiMarco said. “We are proud to offer the program in a number of our towns including Mantua, Glassboro, Thorofare, Williamstown, Deptford and Paulsboro.” A donation of $1.25 is accepted for each meal, however this is voluntary. There is no obligation to contribute and no one is turned away. Privacy and confidentiality with respect to contributions is guaranteed and all collected contributions are used to expand... Read more →


Ready-to-Eat Meat Products Recalled

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for various ready-to-eat (RTE) meat products containing a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulated seasoning mix that has been recalled by the producer, PS Seasoning of Iron Ridge, Wis., due to concerns that the seasoning mix may contain undeclared wheat. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that these products should not be consumed. This situation is currently evolving, which means additional products may be added. Please continue to check back for... Read more →


DRINK ‘L’CHAIM’ WITH PASSOVER WINES FOR EVERY MOOD, ALL KINDS OF FOOD, AND ANY BUDGET  

Kosher Wine Options Are Flourishing More Than Ever as Renowned Wine Producers Continue to Innovate (Bayonne, NJ, FEB 28, 2022) – Every spring, Jews around the world celebrate Passover. The highlight of the holiday is the Seder—a festive meal when the story of the Jewish exodus from Egypt is recalled and celebrated across the generations. Wine, considered the drink of royalty, plays a central role in the Seder ritual. Jews are commanded to drink four cups throughout the evening as a symbol of freedom from bondage. That’s a lot of wine! Fortunately, the pandemic couldn’t stop the evolution and expansion... Read more →


High Cesarean Rates In NJ, But Is A VBAC Worth The Risk? 

image courtesy of unsplash.com New Jersey has been criticized for performing too many low-risk cesareans. The state currently has a low-risk cesarean rate which is 5% above the national rate. Thankfully, between 60 and 80% of women who previously had a cesarean wish to have a subsequent vaginal birth, so this number could soon drop. But new research shows that this increases the risk of a serious perineal tear by 21%. So, how can New Jersey protect the health of mothers while reducing their cesarean rate? Serious birth trauma The study in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology found... Read more →


FOOD TIPS: Smoked Sausage Classic Jambalaya

(NAPSI)—Mardi Gras is back—Fat Tuesday is March 1—and Jambalaya is an excellent savory recipe to enjoy the return of this ultimate celebration. You can try your hand at the classic New Orleans dish, using the “trinity” (onions, bell pepper and celery), tomatoes, chicken and Zatarain’s Smoked Sausage, available at Walmart and Kroger. Crunched for time? Use the quick and easy Zatarain’s Jambalaya mix instead. “Many people outside of New Orleans don’t realize that Mardi Gras is really a family holiday,” said Claude Davis, Principal Scientist for Zatarain’s and a native of New Orleans’s Tremé neighborhood. “This time of year is... Read more →


A Guide To French Press Coffee Maker

The French press coffee maker, also known as a press pot or cafetière, is one of the easiest ways to make coffee at home. It’s not only simple to use, but the elegant design makes it look great on your countertop. If you’re looking for your next caffeine machine, here’s everything you need to know about French press coffee makers before making your purchase. What Is a French Press? The first thing you should know about a French press is that it is called a French press in America and a cafetière (meaning coffee maker) in France. In England, it’s... Read more →


Ready-to-Eat Beef Stick Products Recalled

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2022 – Frickenschmidt Foods LLC, a Lockwood, Mo. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,795 pounds of ready-to-eat beef stick products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains and declares wheat as an ingredient but has an incorrect statement of “gluten free” on the label. The ready-to-eat teriyaki beef stick items were packaged on Nov. 30, 2021, Dec. 1, 2021, and Jan. 28, 2021. The following products are subject to recall [view labels]: 1.5 oz. individually sealed packages of “HIGH PROTEIN SNACK TERIYAKI BEEF WICKED CUTZ BEEF... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY:

What does grocery shopping have to do with Canada?

A protester walks in front of parked trucks in Ottawa, Ontario, as demonstrators continue to protest the vaccine mandates implemented by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. PHOTO COURTESY OF Dave Chan/AFP via Getty Images DOROTHY PHILBIN | CNBNews GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (February 10, 2022)(CNBNewnet)Last week when my Social Security check came, I bought double of everything in the grocery store. I may go back this weekend and do the same. Why? What does grocery shopping have to do with Canada? Even if you have been following the Canadian truckers' convoy online you probably haven't gotten the full story. As was... Read more →


How to Find Out if Your CBD Gummies Have THC in Them

If you've been on the hunt for a strain of CBD gummies and want to make sure they don't have THC in them, there are some easy ways to find out. But before you start investigating, know that these tests are not 100% accurate. They're just good enough to help you know if your gummies do indeed contain THC or not. If you're using these hemp-based products for medical purposes, it's essential to know whether or not your CBD gummies have THC in them, as THC can seriously impair the effects of this type of healing treatment. Here are some... Read more →


BAD ECONOMY NEWS: Consumer Price Index Increased by 7 Percent, the Highest in 4 Decades

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX – DECEMBER 2021/ press release January 12, 2022 The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.5 percent in December on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 0.8 percent in November, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 7.0 percent before seasonal adjustment. Increases in the indexes for shelter and for used cars and trucks were the largest contributors to the seasonally adjusted all items increase. The food index also contributed, although it increased less than in recent months, rising 0.5 percent in December.... Read more →


CONSUMER ALERT: 28,356 pounds of ground beef products, may be contaminated with E. coli

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2022 – Interstate Meat Dist. Inc., a Clackamas, Ore., establishment, is recalling approximately 28,356 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The raw, ground beef items were produced on Dec. 20, 2021. The products subject to recall and the labels can be viewed here. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 965” inside the USDA mark of inspection or printed next to the time stamp and use or freeze by date. These items were shipped to... Read more →


THE BEST TIME OF THE YEAR, PUMPKIN TIME!!!

(NAPSI)—Now is the time for all things pumpkin: From pumpkin spice lattes and candles to pumpkin patches and carving, there’s something pumpkin for everyone—including your four-legged friends. Now you can share your love of pumpkin with your pooch. Just like us, dogs go crazy over the taste of pumpkin,” says Ronna Krahl, Vice President of Marketing—Companion Pet, Manna Pro Products, maker of Fruitables pet treats. “But what many people don’t realize is that there are also a number of health benefits that come along with the tasty treat.” The Power of Pumpkin Pumpkin isn’t just a delicious treat. When fresh,... Read more →


Public Health Alert: Beware of Imported Meat and Poultry Products from China

After Covid/Wuhan virus why is the United States Accepting Any Food Products from China? ~CNBNews WASHINGTON, Dec. 29, 2021 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for an undetermined amount of imported meat and poultry products from China. A recall was not requested because FSIS has been unable to identify and contact theimporters. The total amount of ineligible products is undetermined because the investigation is ongoing. The products subject to the public health alert and labels are listed here. The meat and poultry products do not identify an eligible... Read more →


Salad Products Being Recalled, Because of Listeria

December 20, 2021, Orlando, FL – Fresh Express is recalling certain varieties of its branded and private label salad products produced at the company’s Streamwood, Illinois facility because the product has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This organism can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. Consumers with these symptoms should consult their health care... Read more →


CNB DINING NEWS: Philly Restaurant Week Jan. 9-21

Bistro La Baia 1700 Lombard St, Philadelphia, PA 19146 PHILADELPHIA PA--From January 9-21, 2022, your favorite restaurants are offering multi-course prix fixe lunches for $25 and dinners for $40 to enjoy indoors or outdoors at the restaurant or at home. Whether you feel more comfortable dining out or taking home, support your favorite Center City businesses. Please support your servers by tipping generously. And be sure to visit each business' website or call for their current COVID-19 policy. For more specifics, visit the following Restaurant Week pages: CCD Restaurant Week Participant List View Page >> Restaurants With Outdoor Seating >>... Read more →


Outdoor Grilling: How To Grill Indirectly On Your Gas Grill

So you’re having a backyard barbeque, and you want to cook a whole chicken or ribs? You could just put them over the hot coals, but then they’ll be charred on the outside while the inside remains raw. Not good. The better way to cook these types of food is to grill them indirectly. It means cooking them not over the direct heat source but to the side or even further away from the heat. But before you turn on that gas grill, there are some golden rules to indirect grilling. What is Indirect Grilling? Indirect grilling is cooking food,... Read more →


1,500 turkeys for the families and individuals served by the Center for Food Action

Englewood, NJ (November 19 2021) – Friday morning, the Bergen County Sheriff’s Office, The County of Bergen and Hackensack University Medical Center teamed up to deliver 1,500 turkeys for the families and individuals served by the Center for Food Action. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Department has made this donation an annual event, providing tens of thousands of Thanksgiving meals over the years. Led by Officer Aret Yesiltepe, the turkeys were purchased through funds raised through the PBA Local 134 Civic Association. Funding was also provided by a number of organizations including Hackensack University Medical Center and the The Contemporary Club... Read more →


The Shmaltz "Grand Finale Tour" Hitting New York City, Philadelphia, Tampa, Syracuse,

Troy, NY -- Monday, November 22, 2021 -- The biggest, the smallest, most award-winning, and still the only Jewish beer company in America, Shmaltz Brewing Company announces its farewell season after 25 years in the beer business with the first and final release of Bittersweet Lenny's RIPA in 16oz cans, vintage gems from the Shmaltz beer vault, and a fitting tribute, Exodus 2021 Barleywine Ale (8.8% ABV) brewed with Date, Fig, Pomegranate, and Grape. Shmaltz goes out with a bang with a nationwide "Farewell to Shmaltz Tour" a.k.a. the Class of '96 Celebration a.k.a. Let My People Brew a.k.a. The... Read more →


How to Reduce Food Waste at Thanksgiving

Your family’s Thanksgiving celebration can be even better when you know you’ve not let food or money go to waste. by Dr. Jean Buzby (NAPSI)—Each year, the average American family of four loses $1,500 to uneaten food—that’s about 1,160 pounds of food. At holiday or any time, it’s a good idea to think about how you can keep household food waste in check. Thanksgiving may be different this year, but we can still have a special celebration with a few adjustments, while, at the same time, reducing food waste. As the USDA Food Loss and Waste Liaison, I would like... Read more →


Jayne Ann Spackman, of Collingswood former employee of Chubby's and Steak 38

(nee Dominick) age 80 years, of Collingswood, NJ, passed away after a brief illness with her family by her side on October 26, 2021. Born in Atlantic City and raised in Margate, she was a graduate of Collingswood High School Class of 1958. Jayne Ann enjoyed a lengthy career in the restaurant business at Chubby’s in Camden and later at Steak 38 in Cherry Hill. Jayne Ann enjoyed many things in her life including the Philadelphia Eagles, Christmas Holidays, Atsion Lake and her children’s high school friends. She is predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Isabel Dominick, her beloved daughter,... Read more →


Celebrity Chefs Share Favorite Holiday Meal Recipes

Cooks Who Feed celebrity partners offer holiday recipes to make the day even more special TORONTO, Canada – (November 2, 2021) – While many people have family favorite holiday recipes that they turn to each year, there are others who want to try something new. Whether they are adding it to their traditional dishes or creating a new holiday dining experience, it’s something people can have fun with. Having tried-and-true family recipes that are easy and pleasing is the key to pulling it off. “This is the time of the year when people have holiday meal gatherings and spend more... Read more →


Gloucester Township PD Thanksgiving Food Drive

We are now accepting canned food and non-perishable items between now and November 18th for our 2021 Thanksgiving Food Drive! Our food drive drop box is located at our GTPD Headquarters Watch Desk located at 1261 Chews Landing Road, Gloucester Township, NJ 08021. This time of year is often a burdensome time for some families. There are many parents that work nights and weekends to keep food on the table, but still struggle to make ends meet. Hunger knows no boundaries, it touches every community, including our own. When people think of those that face hunger they image a homeless... Read more →


Famous Southern Dishes & Where to Try Them

Authentic Southern cuisine is as diverse as the regions in the South and the people who live there. Cooks here have long been drawn to recipes that come from the area's mix of cultures, including Europeans, Native Americans, and Africans. Today, there are plenty of classic Southern dishes that you've just got to try whether you've just moved into one of the Atlanta houses for sale or you're planning a road trip through multiple states. Gumbo in New Orleans, Louisiana You'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who doesn't love the food in New Orleans, whether enjoyed on a white-linen tablecloth... Read more →


The 2018 Salmonella Epidemic is Still Making People Sick; America's Food Safety System Failed

A 2018 salmonella infantis infection linked to raw chicken products is still making people sick according to ProPublica. The Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative publication says the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, failed to do their jobs. (Wikimedia Commons) by Bernice Yeung, Michael Grabell, Irena Hwang and Mollie Simon ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In May 2018, a rare and virulent strain of salmonella caught the attention of America’s top disease detectives. In less than two months, the bacteria had sickened more... Read more →


5 Celebrity Chefs who are Feeding the Hungry with Aprons

Cooks Who Feed offers celebrity-chef inspired aprons that help feed the world’s hungry TORONTO, CANADA – (October 22, 2021) – Chefs love to feed people and take pleasure in knowing that those who are eating their creations are enjoying the food. There are also some chefs who go a step further so they can help feed the world’s hungry. That’s what five celebrity chefs are doing, as they team up with Cooks Who Feed to help feed the hungry, one apron sale at a time. “I’m thrilled that these celebrity chefs have teamed up with us to help with such... Read more →


Butterball Recalling 14,107 Pounds of Ground Turkey Products

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2021 – Butterball, LLC, a Mount Olive, N.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 14,107 pounds of ground turkey products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The ground turkey items were produced on September 28, 2021. The following products are subject to recall: 2.5-lb. trays containing “farm to family BUTTERBALL all natural Ground Turkey” with the case code 50211271, a sell or freeze by date of 10/18/2021, and timestamps from 2123 through 2302 printed on the packaging. 3-lb. tray containing “Kroger GROUND... Read more →


Brian “Boomer”Conroy, of Cherry Hill, formerly of Collingswood; Worked at Tutti Toscani

Brian “Boomer” Matthew Conroy, from Cherry Hill, formerly of Collingswood, NJ, age 36, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Brian was a loyal friend & family member, full of random knowledge. He played golf like a pro whenever he picked up a club, rendering his roses gave him great joy, and he had a contagious laugh that got everyone going. His guitar playing and singing could capture any audience. It brought you back to the 1970's when the world was a different place. Brian worked for Tutti Toscani, regular customers will miss his welcoming face. He loved playing... Read more →


How to Satisfy a Picky Eater

You know what your kids need to eat but getting them to do so is another story. As a parent, you love cooking meals that your family loves and devours. Unfortunately, when one or more of your kids dislikes most foods, meal time can become a war zone. Satisfying a picky eater nourished is challenging. So, how do you feed a picky eater the foods they like and ones you know they need? Food is Fuel When children are just starting to eat table food, it’s pretty easy. You mash up vegetables and give it to them in small quantities.... Read more →


4 Great Foodie Gifts for Vegans

More and more people are moving towards a vegan diet as concerns over animal welfare and the impact mass farming has on the environment increase. For those who haven't adopted a vegan lifestyle, it can be hard sometimes when thinking about what to cook for them or get them as gifts if they are food lovers. However, with so many more vegan products being available on the mass market, it is much easier than you might think to get them the perfect gifts – and if you have a vegan foodie in your life, here are some things you can... Read more →