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Family Of NY Woman Who Died After Eating Mislabeled Cookie At Stew Leonard's Files Lawsuit Family Of NY Woman Who Died After Eating Mislabeled Cookie At Stew Leonard's Files Lawsuit
Family Of NY Woman Who Died After Eating Mislabeled Cookie At Stew Leonard's Files Lawsuit The family of a 25-year-old woman who died in Connecticut has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Stew Leonard’s and an independent manufacturer for their alleged negligence in not properly labeling a cookie made with peanuts. Órla Baxendale, a dancer from New York City, died in Connecticut as a result of "gross negligence and reckless indifference" after she ate a mislabeled cookie sold by grocery chain Stew Leonard’s, according to a lawsuit reported by ABC News. Earlier Report: ID Released For 25-Year-Old Woman Who Died After Eating Mislabeled Cookie Sold In Danbury The 25-yea…
Stew Leonard's Eyes This Location For Next New Store Stew Leonard's Eyes This Location For Next New Store
Stew Leonard's Eyes This Location For Next New Store Stew Leonard's is eyeing a familiar location as a possible location for its next new supermarket. The Connecticut-based company confirmed on Wednesday, May 8, that the town of Orange in New Haven County is one of several locations being "looked at" for the family-owned grocer's ninth location, according to Meghan Bell, a spokeswoman for the company. Bell said that, at this point, several options are being considered, and an announcement would be made by the end of the year.  Stew Leonard's also has Connecticut stores in Norwalk (where the company has its headquarters), Danbury, and Ne…
Stew Leonard's Issues Recall Of These Apple Desserts Stew Leonard's Issues Recall Of These Apple Desserts
Stew Leonard's Issues Recall Of These Apple Desserts Supermarket chain Stew Leonard's is recalling two desserts containing apples.  The company issued the voluntary recall on Friday, March 15 for the chain's Apple Crisp made with Honeycrisp Apples (whole and half pies) and the No Sugar Apple Pie, which may contain undeclared milk and undeclared eggs, respectively.  The two products were both sold in Stew Leonard's bakery department between Monday, Aug. 28, and Friday, March 8, the company said.  Seven locations sold the products, including stores in Connecticut, in Danbury, Norwalk, and Newington; in New York: in Yonkers, East…
Food Network's Katie Lee Biegel To Hold Bottle Signing Event In Yonkers: Here's Where, When Food Network's Katie Lee Biegel To Hold Bottle Signing Event In Yonkers: Here's Where, When
Food Network's Katie Lee Biegel To Hold Bottle Signing Event In Yonkers: Here's Where, When Wine lovers, mark your calendars: The star of Food Network's "The Kitchen," Katie Lee Biegel, is set to hold a bottle signing event at a Stew Leonard's location in Westchester.  The event will be held on Friday, March 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at Stew Leonard's Wines & Spirits of Yonkers located at 1 Stew Leonard Dr.  During the event, Biegel will be promoting her Kind of Wild wines, which are made from organically grown grapes from acclaimed wine regions around the world. The Food Network star will also greet fans and personalized bottles purchased by those wh…
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…
ID Released For 25-Year-Old NY Woman Who Died After Eating Mislabeled Cookie Sold In CT ID Released For 25-Year-Old NY Woman Who Died After Eating Mislabeled Cookie Sold In CT
ID Released For 25-Year-Old NY Woman Who Died After Eating Mislabeled Cookie Sold In CT A 25-year-old woman has been identified as the person who died after eating after eating a cookie at a Connecticut gathering that included peanuts - but didn’t say so on the label. Earlier report: Person Dead After Eating Mislabeled Cookies Sold In Danbury, Recall Issued The legal representatives of Órla Baxendale, age 25, of New York City, said the "talented" dancer died on Thursday, Jan. 11 from anaphylactic shock resulting from a severe allergic reaction. In a statement, the law firm of Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf said Órla’s passin…
NY Resident Dies In CT After Eating Mislabeled Cookies, Recall Issued NY Resident Dies In CT After Eating Mislabeled Cookies, Recall Issued
NY Resident Dies In CT After Eating Mislabeled Cookies, Recall Issued A young New Yorker is dead after eating a cookie at a Connecticut gathering that included peanuts - but didn’t say so on the label, officials said. Related story: Dancer Who Died After Eating Cookie With Nuts ID'd A limited-time batch of Florentine cookies, produced in Islip, New York, and sold at two Stew Leonard’s outlets in Connecticut -- in Danbury and Newington -- has been recalled after a person in their 20s reportedly died of an allergic reaction. The Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection Food, Standards and Product Safety Division (DCP) announced the recall and a…
Stew Leonard's Founder Dies At 93, Leaving $600 Million Legacy Stew Leonard's Founder Dies At 93, Leaving $600 Million Legacy
Stew Leonard's Founder Dies At 93, Leaving $600 Million Legacy The creator of "one of the most famous food retailers in the world" died at 93 years old, leaving a world-record-breaking grocery store chain to his family.  Stew Leonard Sr., of Westport, Connecticut, died on Wednesday, April 26 at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City after a brief illness, according to Stew Leonard's website.  We are sad to announce that Stew Leonard, Sr., the founder of Stew Leonard’s, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2023,... Posted by Stew Leonard's on Thursday, April 27, 2023 Leonard launched the first Stew Leonard's in Norwalk, Connecticut in December 1969.  …
Yonkers Resident Claims $10 Million Lottery Prize Yonkers Resident Claims $10 Million Lottery Prize
Yonkers Resident Claims $10 Million Lottery Prize A Westchester County resident has claimed a $10 million lottery prize. Amer Maayah, of Yonkers, won a top prize from the New York Lottery’s 200X scratch-off game, NY Lottery announced on Friday, June 17. He received his prize as a single, lump-sum payment of $6,327,425 after required withholdings, the lottery said. The ticket was purchased at the Stew Leonard’s that is located at 1 Stew Leonard Drive in Yonkers, NY lottery said.
Popular Area Supermarket Announces New Mask Policy Popular Area Supermarket Announces New Mask Policy
Popular Area Supermarket Announces New Mask Policy A popular supermarket is adjusting its policy on mask-wearing as the country continues its rapid recovery from the winter surge of COVID-19. In the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and health departments in the tri-state area loosening the guidance on facial coverings for vaccinated people, Stew Leonard’s announced new guidelines for both customers and employees. As of Wednesday, May 19, customers can begin shopping at Stew Leonard’s locations in New York and Connecticut without a mask, though employees will continue to wear facial coverings through at least Mem…
Norwalk's Ripka's At The Beach Is Ready With The Burgers, Lobster Rolls, Oysters, Fries & More! Norwalk's Ripka's At The Beach Is Ready With The Burgers, Lobster Rolls, Oysters, Fries & More!
Norwalk's Ripka's At The Beach Is Ready With The Burgers, Lobster Rolls, Oysters, Fries & More! Going to culinary school was just an excuse to find out what Clyde Ripka didn’t know about food. Turns out it wasn’t much. When he was 12, the Long Island native and current East Fishkill, N.Y., resident, spent his summer traveling to a New Jersey Holiday Inn, where his father was a partner, to peel potatoes and wash dishes. By 14, Ripka, blonde and tall—the stereotypical surfer dude—was spending his summers surfing while working as a soda jerk at a Massapequa bowling alley. “Surfing during the day and working at a restaurant at night was right up my alley,” Ripka recalled. “And the money …
COVID-19: Stew Leonard's Employees Test Positive COVID-19: Stew Leonard's Employees Test Positive
Covid-19: Stew Leonard's Employees Test Positive Several employees at Stew Leonard's supermarkets have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest employee to test positive worked part-time at the store in Norwalk, said Meghan Bell, the company's director of Public Relations. Bell did not say which other stores had employees test positive. In addition to the Norwalk store, Stew Leonard's has a Fairfield County location in Danbury, another Connecticut outlet in Newington, a Westchester store in Yonkers, two stores on Long Island (Farmingdale and East Meadow) and a New Jersey outlet in Paramus. "We’ve been keeping our…
COVID-19: Supermarkets Amend Hours, Take Strong Measures To Keep Stores Clean COVID-19: Supermarkets Amend Hours, Take Strong Measures To Keep Stores Clean
Covid-19: Supermarkets Amend Hours, Take Strong Measures To Keep Stores Clean As residents make a rush on grocery and retail stores stocking up on mass amounts of supplies including toilet paper and hand sanitizer amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), supermarkets are adjusting their hours to restock and clean and making other changes. Two of the region's largest stores, Stop & Shop and Connecticut-based Big Y, have announced changes in their hours to allow time for employees to stock the shelves and clean all areas of the stores that are accessed by shoppers. Stop & Shop and Big Y have adjusted their hours to 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. at most stor…
Here Are Five Places In Westchester To Buy Seafood For Christmas Eve Celebrations Here Are Five Places In Westchester To Buy Seafood For Christmas Eve Celebrations
Here Are Five Places In Westchester To Buy Seafood For Christmas Eve Celebrations If you’ll be enjoying traditional fish dishes on Christmas Eve with friends and family, it’s time to start making the final plans for your holiday feast. Here are just a few top-caliber locales to purchase your fresh seafood in Westchester. Mt. Kisco Seafood: With over 30 years of experience serving Westchester, Fairfield and Putnam counties with the freshest seafood, Mt. Kisco is open every day of the week. Take your pick from a wide variety of freshly caught fish as well as fruits and veggies, soups and sauces. Located at 477 Lexington Ave. in Mount Kisco. For more information, visit its&…
$1M Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Stew Leonard's In Yonkers $1M Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Stew Leonard's In Yonkers
$1M Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Stew Leonard's In Yonkers Westchester is abuzz Wednesday as word spreads that one lucky person picked up a winning $1 million Mega Millions ticket at Stew Leonard's in Yonkers. “We are so excited to have the million-dollar winner from our store," said owner Stew Leonard Jr. " We can’t wait for the winner to come forward so we can have them come in and celebrate. We would offer them free milk and cookies, but I doubt they need it now.” The store handed out free Mega Million tickets on Tuesday as excitement grew about the growing, $1.6 billion jackpot which was won by one ticket purchased in South Carolina w…
Stew Leonard's Wants To Send Thousands Of Burgers To North Korea Summit Stew Leonard's Wants To Send Thousands Of Burgers To North Korea Summit
Stew Leonard's Wants To Send Thousands Of Burgers To North Korea Summit When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a comment about opening a hamburger joint in Pyongyang, and with President Donald Trump headed that way, Stew Leonard's came up with just the right idea -- a burger summit. To help it happen, Stew Leonard, Jr., the CEO of Stew Leonard’s farm fresh food stores, came up with what he hopes is a way to make peace a little closer by offering to donate 10,000 burgers to the Trump-Kim peace summit. Stew Leonard’s, which sells over 30 million pounds of beef a year throughout the tri-State area, has offered to donate burgers with “USA” stamped in the middle …
Wegmans Named 'Best Grocery Store In New York' Wegmans Named 'Best Grocery Store In New York'
Wegmans Named 'Best Grocery Store In New York' Though Westchester is still waiting for the arrival of Wegmans, New York as a whole loves the chain, at least according to The Daily Meal. The website recently released its "Best Grocery  Store in Every State" list, with the Rochester-based company laying claim to The Empire State. Also winning accolades: Stew Leonard's, which won for the best grocer in Connecticut. Go here for the full report.