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…
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…
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…
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 …
'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During NY Snowstorm (Video) 'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During NY Snowstorm (Video)
'Inhumane, Cruel': Manager Throws Water On Homeless Man During NY 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…
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 …
Minimum Wage Increase In NY: Here's How Much It Will Rise As New Year Begins Minimum Wage Increase In NY: Here's How Much It Will Rise As New Year Begins
Minimum Wage Increase In NY: Here's How Much It Will Rise As New Year Begins As the New Year draws closer, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is reminding residents that the state's minimum wage will increase as soon as the ball drops.  Beginning on Monday, Jan. 1, the minimum wage in New York City, Westchester County, and Long Island will go up to $ 16 per hour, and $15 per hour for the rest of the state, Hochul reminded residents on Wednesday, Dec. 27.  Earlier Report - Minimum Wage To Go Up In New York: Here's When, How Much Additionally, the minimum wage for home care aides will increase to $18.55 per hour in New York City, Westchester, and Lon…
Hudson Valley Eatery Announces Closure 'With Heavy Heart' Hudson Valley Eatery Announces Closure 'With Heavy Heart'
Hudson Valley Eatery Announces Closure 'With Heavy Heart' After eight years of good food and drinks, a beloved Hudson Valley pub and beer garden is closing its doors. Located in Ulster County, Schatzi's New Paltz will serve its last pierogi and cold beer on Sunday, Dec. 31. The owner, Jeremy Phillips, who announced on Facebook the closure, said it was with a "heavy heart" that he is closing the business. "New Paltz being my home town has and will always hold a special place in my heart," Phillips said. "I love this town and the people of this town." He added that many factors contributed to his decision to close the door including the pandemic,…
Hudson Valley BBQ Eatery To Transform Into Thai Restaurant Hudson Valley BBQ Eatery To Transform Into Thai Restaurant
Hudson Valley BBQ Eatery To Transform Into Thai Restaurant A popular smokehouse in Northern Westchester is undertaking a truly transformative New Year's resolution, as it will soon be turning into a Thai restaurant.  Peekskill Smokehouse, located at 15 North Division St., will be transforming into "Thaimeless Thai" in 2024, the owners announced on social media earlier in December. To make the change, the smokehouse will close for a brief hiatus beginning on Monday, Jan. 1, the owners added. "During this brief hiatus, our talented team will be working their magic to unveil a brand-new menu, train in the art of Thai cuisine, and sprinkle s…
Magnetic Balls Sold By Walmart Recalled As Feds Cite 7 Deaths Linked To Similar Products Magnetic Balls Sold By Walmart Recalled As Feds Cite 7 Deaths Linked To Similar Products
Magnetic Balls Sold By Walmart Recalled As Feds Cite 7 Deaths Linked To Similar Products Thousands of units of small magnetic balls sold by Walmart and used as stress relievers and building blocks are being recalled after reports of several deaths and numerous hospitalizations due to similar products. The Relax 5mm Science Kit, Large Hematite Magnets Magnetic Stones Building Blocks ball sets (shown in the images above) do not comply with the requirements of the mandatory federal magnet regulation because the sets contain one or more magnets that fit within the Consumer Product Safety Commission's small parts cylinder and the magnets are stronger than permitted. …
BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards
BlandJet Recalling 4.8M Portable Blenders Nationwide For Fire, Laceration Hazards Nearly five million portable blenders sold nationwide are being recalled due to fire and laceration risks. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced that a total of around 4.8 million BlendJet 2 Portable Blenders that can overheat or catch fire. If the blender were to get too hot, the blender blades can break off, creating the hazard. The recall includes blenders sold in a variety of colors and designs, federal authorities noted Recalled items have the serial numbers printed on the bottom of the base along with “blendjet2” and “The Original Portable Blender.”  The…
Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In NY Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In NY Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns
Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In NY 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…
'Business Was Very Hard': Pizzeria In Region Closes After 9 Months 'Business Was Very Hard': Pizzeria In Region Closes After 9 Months
'Business Was Very Hard': Pizzeria In Region Closes After 9 Months A struggling pizzeria in the region is calling it quits after less than a year in business. Columbia County eatery Napoli Pizza & Cucina, located in Chatham at 10 Main Street, initially announced that it was temporarily closing on Friday, Dec. 15. A spokesperson later confirmed to Daily Voice that the pizzeria will not be re-opening. “All I know is business was very hard for them, very slow,” the employee said. “They are not planning on opening up again.” Napoli Pizza & Cucina opened in March 2023 in the former PIMA Mediterranean Kitchen building, serving up specialty wood fired …
Hudson Valley Organization Named As NYS Historic Business: Dates Back Over 75 Years Hudson Valley Organization Named As NYS Historic Business: Dates Back Over 75 Years
Hudson Valley Organization Named As NYS Historic Business: Dates Back Over 75 Years A Hudson Valley organization that dates back more than three-quarters of a century has been named a New York State Historic Business.  Green Chimneys, a nonprofit located in Putnam County at 400 Doansburg Rd. in Brewster that provides animal-assisted therapy to students, has been named the county's first New York State Historic Business following a nomination by Assemblyman Matt Slater.  The nonprofit, which was founded in 1947 by Samuel Ross Jr., provides animal-assisted therapy and educational activities for children with special needs.  It first began as th…
NY Companies Sold Adulterated, Misbranded Dietary Supplements, Feds Say NY Companies Sold Adulterated, Misbranded Dietary Supplements, Feds Say
NY Companies Sold Adulterated, Misbranded Dietary Supplements, Feds Say Federal regulators stepped in when a New York business owner allegedly sold dietary supplements that weren’t all they were cracked up to be. Mohammed Islam agreed to settle a civil complaint from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in Brooklyn federal court on Monday, Dec. 18. The complaint, filed in October 2023, alleged that Islam’s Long Island-based companies – Total Body Nutrition, TBN Labs, and Loud Muscle Science – violated federal law by manufacturing and distributing adulterated and misbranded dietary supplements. Specifically, an investigation found that the companies failed…
NY's Own Billy Joel Named Among Best Investors 2023: Report NY's Own Billy Joel Named Among Best Investors 2023: Report
NY's Own Billy Joel Named Among Best Investors 2023: Report The Piano Man himself has made it to the top of the list when it comes to diversifying his wealth, a new report claimed. Finance and trading experts with FOREX.com, an online foreign exchange broker, recently commissioned a list of the best celebrity investors in the game – and New York's own Billy Joel comes in at spot number three, according to findings. Sitting right behind iconic musician Babyface and TikTok star Chase Hudson, Joel, age 74, was dubbed a “savvy investor” by the broker for netting a more than 52 percent return on his $230 million net worth. The “New York State of Mind”…
Honda, Acura Recalling 2.5M Vehicles For Defective Fuel Pumps That Can Cause Stalling Honda, Acura Recalling 2.5M Vehicles For Defective Fuel Pumps That Can Cause Stalling
Honda, Acura Recalling 2.5M Vehicles For Defective Fuel Pumps That Can Cause Stalling More than two million Honda and Acura vehicles are being subject to a national recall due to fuel pumps that could be defective and cause engines to stall while driving.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that upwards of 2.5 million vehicles are subject to the recall, which covers a host of different makes and models. Vehicles included in the recall:  2018-2020 Honda Accord, Civic Coupe, Civic Sedan, Civic Hatchback, Civic Type R, CR-V, HR-V, Ridgeline, Odyssey, Acura ILX, MDX, MDX Hybrid, RDX, RLX, TLX; 2019-2020 Honda Insight, Passport; …
‘What The F*** Just Happened?’ NY Sisters Riding High After Landing Deal On ‘Shark Tank’ ‘What The F*** Just Happened?’ NY Sisters Riding High After Landing Deal On ‘Shark Tank’
‘What The F*** Just Happened?’ NY Sisters Riding High After Landing Deal On ‘Shark Tank’ They swam with the sharks and made it out with a deal. New York sisters Taylor Capuano and Casey Sarai – who hail from Albany County and graduated from Bethlehem High School – appeared on an episode of “Shark Tank” that aired on Friday, Dec. 15. The twins were seeking a $300,000 investment for a 5 percent stake in their business, CAKES Body, which sells seamless, silicone nipple covers with no adhesives. Earlier Report: 'Nipple Freakout' Solution Lands Bethlehem Sisters On 'Shark Tank' Early in their pitch, they had the “shark” investors laughing with their term for what happens wh…
Quaker Issues Nationwide Recall For Some Granola Bars, Cereals Due To Salmonella Risk Quaker Issues Nationwide Recall For Some Granola Bars, Cereals Due To Salmonella Risk
Quaker Issues Nationwide Recall For Some Granola Bars, Cereals Due To Salmonella Risk The Quaker Oats Company is recalling some granola bars and granola cereals because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were sold in all 50 states plus Puerto Rico, the company announced on Friday, Dec. 15. 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 at 1-…
Nationwide Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Chicken Bites Due To Possible Presence Of Plastic Nationwide Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Chicken Bites Due To Possible Presence Of Plastic
Nationwide Recall Issued For Popular Brand Of Chicken Bites Due To Possible Presence Of Plastic A recall has been issued for a popular brand of chicken bites due to the possible presence of plastic. Simmons Prepared Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 26,550 pounds of TGI Fridays boneless chicken bites products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of clear, hard plastic, the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday, Dec. 15. The boneless chicken bites items were produced on Tuesday, Oct. 3 and shipped to retail locations nationwide: 15-oz. carton containing "TGI FRIDAYS BONELESS CHICKEN BITES H…