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Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination
Cucumbers Shipped To 14 States Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination A Florida-based company is recalling whole cucumbers that were shipped to 14 states, but may be contaminated with Salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. According to the FDA, the cucumbers subject to recall are dark green, between 1.5 inches and two inches thick and between five to nine inches long. Officials made note that mini cucumbers and English cucumbers are not included in the recall. FDA The recalled cucumbers were shipped in bulk cartons between Friday, May 17 and Tuesday, May 21 to retail distribution centers, wholesalers, and food service distributor…
Rare Severe Geomagnetic Storm Watch Issued For First Time In Nearly 20 Years Rare Severe Geomagnetic Storm Watch Issued For First Time In Nearly 20 Years
Rare Severe Geomagnetic Storm Watch Issued For First Time In Nearly 20 Years You may soon get a view of a rare spectacle. According to the NOAA National Weather Service's Space Weather Prediction Center, a series of solar flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) began on Wednesday, May 8. CMEs are explosions of plasma and magnetic fields from the sun’s corona. Space weather forecasters have issued a Severe (G4) Geomagnetic Storm Watch for the evening of Friday, May 10. It's the first time a G4 Watch has been issued since January 2005. The watch says CMEs may linger into Sunday, May 12. Geomagnetic storms can also trigger spectacular displays of aurora (…
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To Salmonella Outbreak
Trader Joe's Recalling Basil Due To Salmonella Outbreak Trader Joe's is recalling Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil that was sold across the country in 2.5-ounce clamshell packaging due to concerns of Salmonella contamination. This week, the supermarket giant issued an alert cautioning shoppers in 29 states, as well as Washington, DC, not to consume the product as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigates a reported outbreak of Salmonella. Trader Joes is recalling Infinite Herbs Organic Basil FDA According to the FDA, "Trader Joe’s has already voluntarily removed all Infinite Herbs-brand organic basil packed in 2.5-oz clamshell pa…
Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse
Launch Of 3 NASA Rockets Could Be Visible During Total Solar Eclipse What a day for outer space. NASA will be launching three sounding rockets during the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024, to study how Earth’s upper atmosphere is affected when sunlight momentarily dims over a portion of the planet. And they are expected to be visible for between 10 and 40 seconds along the East Coast. The Atmospheric Perturbations around Eclipse Path (APEP) sounding rockets will launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to study the disturbances in the ionosphere created when the Moon eclipses the Sun.  The sounding rockets will launch at three differe…
4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: CT Feels Additional Tremors 4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: CT Feels Additional Tremors
4.0 Magnitude Aftershock: CT Feels Additional Tremors Hours after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake rattled the northeast, several states are once again feeling the earth move in what appears to be an aftershock. Just after 6 p.m. on Friday, April 5, the tremors of a 4.0 magnitude earthquake — an aftershock from an earlier 4.8 quake originating in New Jersey — could be felt across the Northeast. Similar to its earlier counterpart, the quake shook buildings across New York City, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, with some reporting feeling it in Pennsylvania and western Massachusetts. Original Story: 4.8 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Northeast T…
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including CT, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including CT, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including CT, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination A recall has been issued for several Dole Fresh Vegetables salad kits due to possible Listeria contamination. Dole says the kits were processed on the same line as cheeses produced by Rizo-López Foods, which recalled a line of its dairy products, including cheeses. Related story - Deadly Cheeses Prompt Massive Recall Nationwide: CDC, FDA, USDA "This recall notification is being issued due to the potential for cross-contamination of cheese contained in certain master packs by cheese potentially contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes from our packaged cheese supplier," Dole sai…
Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak
Nationwide Recall: Charcuterie Trays Sold At Costco, Sam's Club Linked To Salmonella Outbreak The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered a recall of two different charcuterie meat trays after they were linked to a salmonella outbreak. Forty-seven people across 22 states have gotten sick with salmonella after eating the potentially contaminated meats, which are sold at Costco and Sam’s Club locations across the country, the CDC announced on Thursday, Jan. 18. Of those who are sick, four are from New York and three are from Pennsylvania. Connecticut, New Jersey, Virginia, and Maryland each have seen one case of illness.  As of publication, the CDC has…
TGI Fridays Closing CT Locale, 30 Total Eateries Across Northeast TGI Fridays Closing CT Locale, 30 Total Eateries Across Northeast
TGI Fridays Closing CT Locale, 30 Total Eateries Across Northeast TGI Fridays is closing nearly 30 "underperforming" locations across the northeast and will sell eight restaurants to the chain's former CEO, the chain said in a news release. The 27 closures include restaurants in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. In total, 36 TGI Fridays locations are shutting down nationwide. The company says about 1,000 employees, which represent more than 80% of those impacted, will be offered transfer opportunities. "As we continue along our path of transformation to revitalize the Fridays brand and …
First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast
First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast The first projected snowfall totals have been released for a potent coast-to-coast winter storm expected to hit the Northeast midway through the weekend. Click here for a new, updated story - Projected Snowfall Totals Increase As Nor'easter Nears: These Spots Could See 18 Inches Snowfall is expected to begin overnight Saturday, Jan. 6 into Sunday, Jan. 7, according to the National Weather Service. Areas in the darker shade in the image above from AccuWeather.com are expected to see between 6 and 12 inches of snowfall, including parts of upstate New York, northern Connecticut and areas…
Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In CT Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In CT Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns
Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In CT Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns The FDA is expanding a recall on a popular raw pet food product that could possibly be contaminated by Salmonella or Listeria monocytogenes, authorities announced. Earlier this month, Blue Ridge Beef began recalling certain lots of their "Kitten Grind," "Puppy Mix," and "Kitten Mix," after the company notified the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services that a sample had tested positive. The products subject to the recall were distributed between Nov. 14 and Dec. 20 packaged in clear plastic sold primarily at stores in these states:  Connecticut; Massachus…
Crash That Killed Beloved Bakery Owner Linked To Recall Of 2 Million Tesla Vehicles Crash That Killed Beloved Bakery Owner Linked To Recall Of 2 Million Tesla Vehicles
Crash That Killed Beloved Bakery Owner Linked To Recall Of 2 Million Tesla Vehicles Millions of Tesla vehicles are being recalled to fix an Autopilot safety problem that could lead to crashes including one in Virginia that claimed the life of a beloved baker. The auto giant announced the recall of more than two million vehicles following a two-year investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) into several crashes - some fatal - that happened while drivers were not paying attention. It comes on the heels of the news that Fauquier County businessman Pablo Teodoro III was killed while his Tesla was on autopilot and he crashed into the back …
'Bright Fireball' Seen From CT Confirmed To Be Meteor: NASA 'Bright Fireball' Seen From CT Confirmed To Be Meteor: NASA
'Bright Fireball' Seen From CT Confirmed To Be Meteor: NASA A fireball that appeared in the skies off the coast of Long Island has been confirmed to have been a meteor that was seen in several states, including New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.  The meteor was seen in several East Coast states on Thursday, Nov. 2 just after 7 p.m., according to an announcement by NASA.  According to the agency, the meteor first appeared 65 miles above a point in the Atlantic Ocean 81 miles off the coast of Smith Point County Park on Fire Island in Suffolk County, New York. Fire Island is part of the towns of Babylon, Islip, and Brookhaven.  The "bright fir…
New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Listeria Fears New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Listeria Fears
New Ice Cream Recall Issued Due To Listeria Fears A new ice cream recall has been issued because of Listeria concerns. The Life Raft Treats products were shipped by GoldBelly.com to 40 states, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. The recall covered these products: "Not Fried Chicken" - 64-ounce bucket (No UPC) and 2.5 oz. bar (UPC 8 60006 18210 6) "Life is Peachy"- 6-count box (No UPC) To view product packaging photos from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), click here and scroll down. The company was notified last week by the South Carolina Department of Health and …
COVID-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States COVID-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States
Covid-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations has now been identified in 10 states. Cases of the BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, have been confirmed in:  Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, New York,  Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington. The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan who reportedly had mild symptoms. Related story - COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US At a World Health Organization (WHO) news briefing late last month, authorities said …
Restaurants, Stores Warned Not To Sell Contaminated Oysters From This Area In CT Restaurants, Stores Warned Not To Sell Contaminated Oysters From This Area In CT
Restaurants, Stores Warned Not To Sell Contaminated Oysters From This Area In CT Federal officials are warning restaurants and stores across the Northeast to stop selling oysters harvested from an area in Connecticut, as they may be contaminated with pathogens that cause food poisoning.  The US Food and Drug Administration has advised consumers, restaurants, and retailers across several states in the Northeast to dispose of raw oysters harvested from the Groton Approved Area in New London County between Monday, Aug. 28 and Wednesday, Aug. 30, officials announced on Tuesday, Sept. 5.  The affected raw oysters were sent to retailers and distributors in Connectic…
COVID-19: Increase In Cases Sparks Concern At Start Of School Year COVID-19: Increase In Cases Sparks Concern At Start Of School Year
Covid-19: Increase In Cases Sparks Concern At Start Of School Year There's always plenty of anxiety at the start of a new school year, but that's especially true now due to increased COVID-19 cases. COVID-related hospitalizations have increased in the US for six straight weeks, with a 19-percent increase reported in the most recent week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The White House announced that First Lady Jill Biden tested positive for COVID on Monday morning, Sept. 5, and is experiencing “mild symptoms." Three school districts in Kentucky and Texas briefly suspended in-person classes after surges of COVID cases. T…
COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US
Covid-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US The most likely symptoms of a new COVID-19 variant with around 30 mutations are expected to be similar to the highly contagious Omicron strain based on reports so far. COVID-related hospitalizations have increased in the US for six straight weeks, with a 19-percent increase reported in the most recent week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, has now been identified in five states: New York, Texas, Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio. The strain was first detected in Israel around Sunday, Aug. 20, and cases have also been identif…
COVID-19: New Cases Of Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Confirmed In 4 States COVID-19: New Cases Of Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Confirmed In 4 States
Covid-19: New Cases Of Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Confirmed In 4 States A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations is spreading in the nation and around the world, with a fourth state in America and several more countries confirming cases. Click here for a new, updated report - COVID-19: These Are Most Likely Symptoms Of New Pirola Variant Spreading In US The BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, has now been identified in four states: New York, Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio.  New York became the latest state to report the presence of the variant this week after wastewater samples tested positive for the strain. "While we have yet …
COVID-19: New Variant With 30 Mutations May Cause Breakthrough Infections, CDC Warns COVID-19: New Variant With 30 Mutations May Cause Breakthrough Infections, CDC Warns
Covid-19: New Variant With 30 Mutations May Cause Breakthrough Infections, CDC Warns A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations may cause breakthrough infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The BA.2.86 strain, now known as Pirola, has been identified in three states: Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio. The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan. "BA.2.86 may be more capable of causing infection in people who have previously had COVID-19 or who have received COVID-19 vaccines," the CDC said in a Risk Assessment Summary. "Scientists are evaluating the effectiveness of the f…
COVID-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Spreading In US With New Cases Confirmed COVID-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Spreading In US With New Cases Confirmed
Covid-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Spreading In US With New Cases Confirmed Scientists are scrambling to study a newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations spreading in the United States and multiple other countries. Click here for a new, updated story - COVID-19: First Case Of Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Confirmed In NY The BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, has now been identified in three states: Michigan, Virginia, and Ohio. The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan. At a World Health Organization (WHO) news briefing on Friday, Aug. 25, authorities said they consider BA.2.86 to be…
Popular NYC Restaurant To Open Locale In Westport Popular NYC Restaurant To Open Locale In Westport
Popular NYC Restaurant To Open Locale In Westport A popular New York City taqueria is making its way north with a new location in Connecticut. Tacombi, a taqueria known for its flavorful tacos and cocktails, is opening its first location in the state, located in Fairfield County at 1680 Post Road (Route 1) in Westport. Founded in 2006 and originally run out of a “combi” bus in Mexico, the vibrant eatery – which uses its own brand of tortilla products, Vista Hermosa – has now amassed over 51,000 Instagram followers and locations in Virginia, Chicago, and Miami.  View this post on Instagram …
IDs Released For NY Real Estate Agent, 2-Year-Old Daughter Killed In Plane Crash IDs Released For NY Real Estate Agent, 2-Year-Old Daughter Killed In Plane Crash
IDs Released For NY Real Estate Agent, 2-Year-Old Daughter Killed In Plane Crash The identities have been released of a New York mother and her 2-year-old daughter who were among four people killed after a private business jet bound crashed in Virginia. The crash caused two F-16 fighter jets to try to intercept it after it neared no-fly zone territory in the District of Columbia, creating a sonic boom that was heard for miles. The Cessna 560 Citation V went down in southwestern Virginia in the area of the George Washington & Jefferson National Forest near Charlottesville, at around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 4, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB…
NY-Bound Plane Crash Update: Details Emerge On Those Killed NY-Bound Plane Crash Update: Details Emerge On Those Killed
Ny-bound Plane Crash Update: Details Emerge On Those Killed New update - IDs Released For NY Real Estate Agent, 2-Year-Old Daughter Killed In Plane Crash Details have emerged on the four people killed after a private business jet bound for New York crashed in Virginia. The crash caused two F-16 fighter jets to try to intercept it after it neared no-fly zone territory in the District of Columbia, creating a sonic boom that was heard for miles. The Cessna 560 Citation V went down in southwestern Virginia in the area of the George Washington & Jefferson National Forest near Charlottesville, at around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 4, according to the Nat…
NY-Bound Plane Crashes, Killing 4, As F-16s Cause Sonic Boom In Attempt To Intercept NY-Bound Plane Crashes, Killing 4, As F-16s Cause Sonic Boom In Attempt To Intercept
Ny-bound Plane Crashes, Killing 4, As F-16s Cause Sonic Boom In Attempt To Intercept New Story - Long Island-Bound Plane Crash Update: Details Emerge On Those Killed A small private plane bound for New York crashed in Virginia, killing four people, and causing F-16 fighter jets to try to intercept it after it neared no-fly zone territory in the District of Columbia, creating a sonic boom that was heard for miles. The Cessna 560 Citation V went down in southwestern Virginia in the area of the George Washington & Jefferson National Forest near Charlottesville, at around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 4, according to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). It was en rou…
50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled 50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled
50,000-Plus Bottles Of Popular Brand Of Buffalo Wing Sauce Recalled A recall has been issued for a popular brand of buffalo wing sauce due to an undeclared ingredient. T.W. Garner Food Company is voluntarily recalling 50,688 12-ounce bottles of Texas Pete Buffalo Wing Sauce because some of the bottles may contain Texas Pete® Extra Mild Wing Sauce which contains soy, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product, the FDA noted The product can be identified as a 12 oz. glass bottle with…
Pasta Sauce Recall: 24-Ounce Bottles Were Sold At Wegmans Pasta Sauce Recall: 24-Ounce Bottles Were Sold At Wegmans
Pasta Sauce Recall: 24-Ounce Bottles Were Sold At Wegmans A recall has been issued for a popular brand of tomato sauce sold at Wegmans supermarkets. The manufacturer, LiDestri Foods, said 24-ounce jars of Wegmans Italian Classics Diavolo pasta sauce may contain undeclared fish (anchovy).  "People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to anchovy run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.," the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said. The sauce was sold at Wegman’s grocery stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, Virginia,…
COVID-19: Highly-Infectious 'Arcturus' Variant Now Identified In 27 States, Including CT COVID-19: Highly-Infectious 'Arcturus' Variant Now Identified In 27 States, Including CT
Covid-19: Highly-Infectious 'Arcturus' Variant Now Identified In 27 States, Including CT Click here for a new, updated story - COVID-19: New ‘Arcturus' Variant Causing Symptom Not Typically Seen A new COVID-19 variant first detected in New York in January has now been identified in 27 states. The so-called Arcturus strain — officially known as XBB.1.16 — is believed to be one of the most infectious versions of Omicron to date.  Shortly after the World Health Organization began monitoring the variant in late March, cases had been reported in about two dozen countries. Arcturus has been sparking a surge of cases in India, prompting  Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO’s…
Spoiler Alert: That Really Is Westchester Airport In Latest Episode Of HBO's 'Succession' Spoiler Alert: That Really Is Westchester Airport In Latest Episode Of HBO's 'Succession'
Spoiler Alert: That Really Is Westchester Airport In Latest Episode Of HBO's 'Succession' Is your jaw still on the floor from that shocking "Succession" twist on Episode 3 of Season 4 on Sunday night, April 9?  Well get ready to be stunned again: That wasn't actually Teterboro Airport in New Jersey, despite what was stated during the episode. The hit HBO show follows a feuding family attempting to gain control of a massive corporation and it features plenty of backstabbing and duplicity. Who knew it also applied to airports? The latest episode used the Bergen County airport as a key plot point for more scheming and skullduggery: The scenes at Teterboro Airport were actuall…
Honda Recalls 564K Vehicles Due To Rust Risk Concern Honda Recalls 564K Vehicles Due To Rust Risk Concern
Honda Recalls 564K Vehicles Due To Rust Risk Concern Hundreds of thousands of Honda SUVs are being recalled due to concerns that road salt could cause the frame of the vehicle to rust and unintentionally detach parts of the rear suspension. Officials announced this week that Honda is recalling nearly 564,000 CR-V models that were produced between 2007 and 2011 that were sold in states where salt and other de-icing chemicals are used to clear roads during winter storms. According to Honda, “in salt-belt states where de-icing agents are used to maintain the roadway, the de-icing agents, along with mud and water, could enter the rear frame throu…
President Kennedy? RFK Jr. Announces 2024 Bid For White House President Kennedy? RFK Jr. Announces 2024 Bid For White House
President Kennedy? RFK Jr. Announces 2024 Bid For White House There's now a possibility of another Kennedy back in the White House if the political winds blow in the right direction. Robert F. Kennedy Jr. - son of the late US Attorney General and New York Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy - filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to run for president in the 2024 election, he announced Friday, April 7. The 69-year-old will run as a Democrat, according to his FEC filing. He said that he will officially kick off his campaign in Boston on Wednesday, April 19. “I am grateful for the outpouring of support…
Daily Voice Goes Hollywood: Award-Winning Movie 'Tar' Features DV As Trusted News Source Daily Voice Goes Hollywood: Award-Winning Movie 'Tar' Features DV As Trusted News Source
Daily Voice Goes Hollywood: Award-Winning Movie 'Tar' Features DV As Trusted News Source Producers of the 2022 movie "Tar" clearly agree that Daily Voice is the best-trusted source for news in the region. Watch the award-winning film and you'll know why. About an hour and 30 minutes into the movie, the main character, Lydia Tar (played by actress Cate Blanchett) visits one of Daily Voice's 47 separate websites in New York, covering the Northern Westchester County village of Mount Kisco, looking for information on a student she's accused of abusing. It appears the film used the Daily Voice template to draft the news report that informed Tar of her victim's sudden and unexpected…