Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled
Popular Chick-fil-A Sauce Recalled Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A announced it is recalling one of its most popular dipping sauce cups and advising customers to toss them in the trash due to the possible presence of undeclared allergens.  According to a notification posted on the eatery's website, anyone who took home Polynesian Sauce cups between Wednesday, Feb. 14 and Tuesday, Feb. 27 should discard them because they may, in fact, contain a different product that contains wheat and soy. The eatery did not disclose whether there have been any reports of adverse reactions from customers consuming the mixed-up product. Any…
Poisoning Hazard Leads To Recall Of 102,000 Bottles Of Hydrogen Peroxide Mouthwash Poisoning Hazard Leads To Recall Of 102,000 Bottles Of Hydrogen Peroxide Mouthwash
Poisoning Hazard Leads To Recall Of 102,000 Bottles Of Hydrogen Peroxide Mouthwash More than 100,000 bottles of hydrogen peroxide mouthwash are being recalled due to a poisoning hazard. Heritage Store issued the recall for two of its products sold at health food stores and online from October 2010 to December 2023  The recalled mouthwash contains ethanol in a concentration that must be in child-resistant packaging, as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA), according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The packaging of the products is not child-resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children, t…
Recall Issued For Multiple Eye Ointment Brands Due To Possible Risk Of Infection Recall Issued For Multiple Eye Ointment Brands Due To Possible Risk Of Infection
Recall Issued For Multiple Eye Ointment Brands Due To Possible Risk Of Infection A recall has been issued for multiple brands of eye ointment products due to the "lack of sterility assurance at the facility" of the manufacturer during an inspection conducted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). "For those patients who use these products, there is a potential risk of eye infections or related harm," the FDA said. "These products are intended to be sterile. Ophthalmic drug products pose a potentially heightened risk of harm to users because drugs applied to the eyes bypass some of the body’s natural defenses."  Brassica Pharma Pvt. Ltd. is voluntarily recalling…
Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands
Macy's To Close 150 Stores, Prioritize Luxury Brands Macy's plans to close about 30 percent of its remaining stores over the next three years. The 150 closures will be at underperforming locations, with 50 planned for this year, the retailer announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27, unveiling what it is calling "A Bold New Chapter" strategy designed to return Macy’s profitability.  "It challenges the status quo to create a more modern Macy’s, Inc.," Tony Spring, chief executive officer of the company said in a statement. "We are making the necessary moves to reinvigorate relationships with our customers through improved shopping experiences, releva…
Pasta La Vista: Italian Restaurant Chain Shutters Region's Sole Location After 19 Years Pasta La Vista: Italian Restaurant Chain Shutters Region's Sole Location After 19 Years
Pasta La Vista: Italian Restaurant Chain Shutters Region's Sole Location After 19 Years An Italian restaurant chain with locations across the country has closed several of its New York eateries. Carrabba’s Italian Grill shuttered its Albany County restaurant – located in Latham at 675 Troy Schenectady Road – on Friday, Feb. 23 after 19 years in operation. It was the company’s sole Capital Region location. The restaurant chain also closed its only Long Island locations, in Smithtown at 730 Smithtown Bypass, and in Central Islip at 20 North Research Place. A spokesperson for Carrabba’s parent company, Bloomin’ Brands, told Daily Voice the closures were a business decision that …
Water Park In Region Fined $38K For Violating Federal Labor Laws With Teen Employees Water Park In Region Fined $38K For Violating Federal Labor Laws With Teen Employees
Water Park In Region Fined $38K For Violating Federal Labor Laws With Teen Employees A water park in the region will have to pay nearly $40,000 in fines for violating federal child labor laws with dozens of teenage employees. Greene County’s Zoom Flume Water Park, located in East Durham, was the target of investigation by the Albany district office of the US Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division in 2022. The agency found that the water park allowed 35 15-year-old lifeguards to work with prohibited equipment at the top of elevated, power-driven water slides between July 2021 and July 2022. As such, the company was found to be in violation of federal labor laws and reg…
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: CPSC
Thousands Of Biometric Gun Safes Being Recalled Due To Faulty Locks That May Fail: Cpsc Multiple biometric gun safes are being recalled nationwide due to locks that can fail and allow access to unauthorized users, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced.  On Thursday, Feb. 22, the agency issued a series of recall alerts regarding four safes that are subject to the recall due to the faulty locks.  Products subject to the recall:  Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes Awesafe Biometric Gun Safes CPSC MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes MouTec brand Biometric Firearm Safes CPSC Machir Biometric Personal Safes Machir Biometric Personal Safe…
New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley
New Store, Deli Opens For Business In Hudson Valley A new grocery store and deli is now open in the Hudson Valley.  Anita's Grocery & Deli, located in Putnam County at 299 Peekskill Hollow Rd. in Putnam Valley, held its grand opening on Saturday, Feb. 17.  In attendance at the celebration was Putnam County Legislator Bill Gouldman, who announced the store's opening on social media. "We wish them best wishes. Let's show our support for these Putnam Valley residents," Gouldman wrote in his post.  The store offers a selection of American, Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian food. 
Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination
Nationwide Recall Issued For Meat Products Due To Possible Contamination A  nationwide recall has been issued for a brand of meat products. Fratelli Beretta USA, Inc., based in Mount Olive, NJ, says the undetermined amount of ready-to-eat (RTE) meat charcuterie products containing Coppa may be under-processed, which may have resulted in possible contamination with foodborne pathogens. The recall was announced by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The Coppa products have various best-by-dates.  Coppa, a dry-cured capicola, is a boneless pork shoulder product that is dry-cured. Click here to view product…
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including NY, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including NY, Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States, Including NY, 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…
Popular Hudson Valley Restaurant Featured On Michelin Guide To Reopen Under New Name Popular Hudson Valley Restaurant Featured On Michelin Guide To Reopen Under New Name
Popular Hudson Valley Restaurant Featured On Michelin Guide To Reopen Under New Name A popular restaurant in Northern Westchester featured on the prestigious Michelin Guide has announced that it will be closing and reopening under a new name.  La Crémaillère, located in Bedford at 46 Bedford-Banksville Rd., announced that it will be closing for repairs and renovations before reopening as Le Poisson, according to the business's website. The new eatery will be led by Chef Thomas Burke and will be a "seafood forward, fine dining" French restaurant, the business's owners said.  "We will feature only the finest quality seafood, a great wine list, and our classic …
‘Just So Grateful’: Restaurant In Region Closing After 7 Years In Business ‘Just So Grateful’: Restaurant In Region Closing After 7 Years In Business
‘Just So Grateful’: Restaurant In Region Closing After 7 Years In Business For Christopher Knable, that’s a wrap on seven years of serving up comfort food with a side of “old fashioned values.” His Columbia County cafe and bakery, Main St. Goodness – located in Chatham at 20 Main Street – will permanently close on Sunday, Feb. 11. Knable is hanging up his apron and moving overseas after accepting “a really exciting new job,” he said in a video announcement on Facebook. “I just want to say thank you. Thank you, Chatham. It’s really been such a joy and I’m just so grateful to have been here for the last seven years and really enjoyed serving the community,” he said…
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns
Honda Recalling 750K+ Vehicles Nationwide Due To Faulty Air Bag Concerns More than three-quarters of a million Honda and Acura vehicles are being recalled due to potentially faulty air bags that could cause them to deploy unexpectedly. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that the motor vehicle giant is recalling upwards of 750,000 cars, SUVs, minivans, and pick-up trucks due to the malfunctioning air bags, which could pose a safety hazard, the agency says. Recalled models include Honda Civic, Accord, CR-V, Fit, HR-V, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Passport, Ridgeline vehicles, as well as the Acura MDX, RDX and TLX that were produc…
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products
Stew Leonard's Recalls Several Chicken Products Supermarket chain Stew Leonard’s has recalled several of its chicken products. The company said the voluntary recall was issued because the chicken salad and sliced chicken items may contain undeclared milk.  The products were sold in Stew Leonard’s deli department between August 2022 and Monday, Jan. 29, 2024. The products are: Sliced and Shaved Chicken Sliced and Shaved Buffalo Chicken Chicken Salad Chicken Salad Sub Sandwich Buffalo Chicken Salad Boom Boom Chicken Salad Cape Cod Chicken Salad  Lite Chicken Salad  The products were sold at Stew Leonard’s seven loca…
'Devastating' Fire Guts 60-Year-Old Eatery In Region; Owners 'Committed To Rebuilding' 'Devastating' Fire Guts 60-Year-Old Eatery In Region; Owners 'Committed To Rebuilding'
'Devastating' Fire Guts 60-Year-Old Eatery In Region; Owners 'Committed To Rebuilding' Around these parts, Hot Dog Charlie’s is an institution. Since 1964, the popular family-owned eatery in Albany County has drawn generations of diners to its quaint Cohoes restaurant – located on the northeast corner of Saratoga Street and Tibbitts Place – with its pork and beef franks topped in a secret recipe chili sauce. But six decades of business came to an abrupt halt on Wednesday, Jan. 31 when a massive fire tore through the building. Emergency crews were called at around 10:20 a.m., with firefighters from multiple agencies responding, including the Cohoes, Green Island, and Watervl…
Quaker Oats Expands Recall Of Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat: Here's Latest Quaker Oats Expands Recall Of Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat: Here's Latest
Quaker Oats Expands Recall Of Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat: Here's Latest The Quaker Oats Company has added a new product to a recall for some of its cereals, bars, and snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were sold in all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. The initial recall, announced in mid-December, was first expanded in early January to include additional products. The latest item was added to the recall list on Wednesday, Jan. 31 -- a granola bar with Best Before dates of Feb. 10 or Feb. 11, 2024 that was discontinued in September 2023. "Consumers should check their pantries and dispose of the product," Quaker O…
Owner Of Area Deli Abandons Woman's 'Sweet' Cat In Sub-Freezing Temps, She Claims Owner Of Area Deli Abandons Woman's 'Sweet' Cat In Sub-Freezing Temps, She Claims
Owner Of Area Deli Abandons Woman's 'Sweet' Cat In Sub-Freezing Temps, She Claims Calls to boycott a restaurant in the region are growing amid allegations that its owner abandoned a woman’s cat in sub-freezing temperatures. Saratoga County eatery Spring Street Deli & Pizzeria, located in Saratoga Springs, has disabled its Facebook comments, deleted its Instagram account, and is receiving a barrage of angry reviews on Yelp. The backlash comes after owner Anthony Gargano reportedly grew fed up with the “sweet” ginger cat, named Kane, showing up to his Spring Street eatery, where it was “loved by many” and often fed by employees, according to a GoFundMe. On the night o…
Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products
Supplements Sold Nationwide Being Recalled Due To Presence Of 'Gas Station Heroin' In Products Federal Health officials are cautioning consumers to avoid certain products that may contain an ingredient known as "gas station heroin."  Neptune Resources LLC announced a voluntary recall of all lots of "Neptune's Fix Elixir," "Neptune's Fix Extra Strength Elixir," and Neptune's Fix Tablets due to the possible presence of tianeptine, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced. Tianeptine, which has been called "gas station heroin" by some, is not FDA-approved for any medical use, and its presence in the products prompted the nationwide recall. "The presence of tianepti…
Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY
Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY A recall has been issued for a popular brand of potato chips sold in New York. Utz Quality Foods, LLC is issuing the voluntary recall for 88 cases of Utz 2.75 oz. Wavy Original Potato Chips due to an undeclared milk allergen.  The UPC code for the recalled product is 0-41780-19014-7 and the expiration date is May 06, 2024. The recall was initiated after Utz learned that approximately 1,200 single-serve bags of the chips were flavored with seasoning instead of plain Utz Wavy Original Potato Chips.  "People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the ri…
Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips
Ford Recalling Nearly 2 Million Explorers Due To Faulty Trim-Retention Clips Nearly two million popular Ford SUVs are being recalled due to the possibility a piece of trim could fly off the vehicles and create havoc for other drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced this week that Ford is recalling 1,889,110 Explorer vehicles that were produced between 2011 and 2019. It impacts an estimated 5 percent of Explorers that were produced during that stretch. Documents posted this week by the NHTSA state that a detached piece of trim that covers the roof support near the windshield could potentially fall off the vehicles due to retenti…
New Info On Pair Of Brands Released After Massive Nationwide Eye Drop Recall New Info On Pair Of Brands Released After Massive Nationwide Eye Drop Recall
New Info On Pair Of Brands Released After Massive Nationwide Eye Drop Recall A nationwide recall of more than two dozen eye drop products has just been amended. The original recall was announced this past November for 27 drops distributed to wholesalers and retailers by Velocity Pharma LLC. The recall was issued due to potential safety concerns after Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigators found insanitary conditions. In a new announcement, the company said product details on two of the brands sold at outlets including Rite Aid have been corrected. The two drops and the changes are: Lubricant Gel Drops, 15 ml., Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Ey…
'Thankful For The Memories': Restaurant In Region Announces Closure 'Thankful For The Memories': Restaurant In Region Announces Closure
'Thankful For The Memories': Restaurant In Region Announces Closure A well-reviewed Irish pub in the region has permanently closed after five years in business. Greene County eatery Murphy’s Law Public House – located in Leeds at 1147 Main Street – announced that it would not be reopening after its winter break. “It is with heavy hearts that the Murphy clan regrets to announce the difficult decision…” the business said in a Facebook post Tuesday, Jan. 16.  “Though we never had the intentions of running a restaurant, we feel blessed to have been a part of the experience here in Leeds.” Murphy’s Law Public House opened in 2019 serving up pub staples li…
This Hudson Valley Eatery Named As One Of Best Restaurants In Suburbs By Forbes: Report This Hudson Valley Eatery Named As One Of Best Restaurants In Suburbs By Forbes: Report
This Hudson Valley Eatery Named As One Of Best Restaurants In Suburbs By Forbes: Report An Italian restaurant in Westchester with a classic diner setting has been named one of the best eateries in the suburbs in a new report by Forbes.  Trattoria Vivolo, located in Harrison at 301 Halstead Ave., was recognized as one of the "best Italian restaurants in the 'burbs" by Forbes in a report on Tuesday, Jan. 9. In its write-up, the outlet praised several of the restaurant's menu items, including the polenta con funghi, the Eggplant rollatine, as well as the baccalà.  Forbes also highlighted several of the restaurant's pasta dishes such as the lasagna al for…
Millions Of Plastic Furniture Anchor Kits Recalled Due To Entrapment Hazard For Children Millions Of Plastic Furniture Anchor Kits Recalled Due To Entrapment Hazard For Children
Millions Of Plastic Furniture Anchor Kits Recalled Due To Entrapment Hazard For Children A massive recall of furniture tip kits and tip restraints sold across the country since 2019 are being recalled due to possible entrapment hazards to children, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced. New Age Industries is recalling millions of products that feature plastic zip ties that can become brittle or break, potentially allowing a clothing storage unit believed to be anchored to the wall to detach, creating the potential for serious injuries or death to children. There have been two reports of New Age tip kits breaking, though no injuries have been reported as of …
Quaker Expands Nationwide Recall For Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat Quaker Expands Nationwide Recall For Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat
Quaker Expands Nationwide Recall For Cereals, Bars, Snacks Due To Salmonella Threat The Quaker Oats Company has expanded a recall for some of its cereals, bars, and snacks because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella it announced on Thursday, Jan. 11. The products were sold in all 50 states plus Puerto Rico. The view the full list of recalled products, including their best-by dates, check this link from Quaker Oats. Consumers should check their pantries for any of the products and dispose of them, the company said. Those who purchased any of the products can contact Quaker Consumer Relations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time Monday through Friday …
Hudson Valley Eatery To Close Permanently: 'This Last Week Is Gonna Be LIT!' Hudson Valley Eatery To Close Permanently: 'This Last Week Is Gonna Be LIT!'
Hudson Valley Eatery To Close Permanently: 'This Last Week Is Gonna Be LIT!' A restaurant in Northern Westchester will soon be closing for good, but not without one last week of fun.  Dog Haus Biergarten Mohegan Lake, located at 3137 East Main St., will permanently close after Sunday, Jan. 14, the restaurant announced on social media.  Although no official reason for the closing was given, in a Facebook comment, the owners wrote, "We truly tried our hardest to make it work."  Despite the bad news, the owners maintained that the eatery's last days in business would still be a blast. To make this happen, the eatery will host karaoke on Wednesday night,…
'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During Area Snowstorm (Video) 'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During Area Snowstorm (Video)
'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During Area Snowstorm (Video) A manager at a New York bowling alley has been fired after he was seen in a now-viral video dowsing a homeless man in water during a snowstorm. The shocking scene played out Saturday night, Jan. 6, in Rensselaer County at the Uncle Sam Lanes in Troy. Video shared on Facebook shows a man who appears to be homeless attempting to enter the business as an employee yells for him to leave. “Quickly!” the employee shouts while raising a Coors bucket filled with water. The man then turns around and begins walking toward another set of doors to leave the business as the employee follows. “You got…
Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards
Nearly 50K Massage Guns Sold Nationwide Recalled Due To Fire, Burn Hazards Nearly 50,000 massage guns sold at major retailers across the country are being recalled due to more than a dozen reports of overheating and a burn injury. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced this week that Homedics is recalling tens of thousands of personal massagers that ca overheat while charging, leading to a report of fire or burn risk.  In total, approximately 46,000 are being recalled in the US, and another 41,000 in Canada, according to federal officials. The recall includes "HoMedics Therapist Select Massagers" with model number HHP-715 and a 120 VAC, 6…
'With Heavy Heart,' Restaurant In Region Closes 'With Heavy Heart,' Restaurant In Region Closes
'With Heavy Heart,' Restaurant In Region Closes A well-reviewed restaurant in the region is shutting down after three years in business. Saratoga County eatery Nani’s Indian Kitchen – located in Ballston Spa at 256 Milton Avenue – permanently closed on Saturday, Dec. 30. “With a heavy heart, we wanted to let all our customers know today is our last day,” owner Nafeesa Koslik said on Facebook. “We are very grateful for the support and love we received over the previous three years. We have met fantastic people through our little restaurant and will forever cherish these relationships.” Opened in 2020, Nani’s served a number of Indian d…
TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast Restaurants TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast Restaurants
TGI Fridays Closing These 'Underperforming' Northeast Restaurants 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 …
New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Carmel: 'Hope To See You There' New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Carmel: 'Hope To See You There'
New Eatery To Hold Grand Opening In Carmel: 'Hope To See You There' If you've been craving a delicious old-fashioned hot dog, an all-new eatery that will soon be opening in the Hudson Valley may be the place for you.  Olde Tyme New York Hot Dogs, located in the Putnam County town of Carmel at 1895 Route 6, will officially open for the first time on Friday, Jan. 5 at 11 a.m., the owners announced.  The new restaurant is located in the Meadow Plaza near CVS.  The veteran-owned eatery will specialize in old-fashioned hot dogs and will serve classic Sabrett dogs, the owners said.  View this post on Instagram …