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…
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…
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…
R/C Theatres Announces Opening Day For New Quakertown Location R/C Theatres Announces Opening Day For New Quakertown Location
R/C Theatres Announces Opening Day For New Quakertown Location Coming soon: a theater near you.  R/C Theatres will open its new 12-screen multiplex in Quakertown on Friday, March 1, according to management.  The new theater at 185 North West End Boulevard will feature wall-to-wall silver screens, laser projection systems, and Dolby surround sound, R/C says on Facebook.  Guests can also expect heated recliner seating and an expanded snack bar, according to the company's website.  It will be the chain's seventh Pennsylvania location and its first in greater Philadelphia.  Posted by R/C Richland Crossings Movies 12 on W…
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 Due To Possible Listeria Contamination Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States Due To Possible Listeria Contamination
Dole Recalls Salads Sold In 25 States 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…
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…
New Drive-Thru Wawa In Allentown Opens This Week New Drive-Thru Wawa In Allentown Opens This Week
New Drive-Thru Wawa In Allentown Opens This Week The first 100 customers to stop by the new Wawa location in Allentown will get a free T-shirt, the company says.  The 6216 Hamilton Boulevard store will hold a grand opening at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 8, Wawa reps said in a release.  The new, 2,200-square-foot shop will feature a 12-car drive-through lane and a "built-to-order, fresh food kitchen," the company says. Management expects to employ about 25 associates at the Hamilton Boulevard location.  The festivities begin with the T-shirt giveaway at 8 a.m. sharp, followed by a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:30 a.m. The drive…
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 Pennsylvania Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY Recall Issued For Popular Pennsylvania Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY
Recall Issued For Popular Pennsylvania Brand Of Potato Chips Sold In NY A beloved brand from the so-called snack capital of the world, Pennsylvania, has issued a recall for potato chips sold in New York. Utz Quality Foods, LLC of Hanover, 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…
South Philly Cheesesteak Proprietors Get Prison Time For Tax Scheme, Feds Say South Philly Cheesesteak Proprietors Get Prison Time For Tax Scheme, Feds Say
South Philly Cheesesteak Proprietors Get Prison Time For Tax Scheme, Feds Say A father-son pair of cheesesteak shop owners were sentenced to prison last week for hiding $8 million in revenue from tax collectors, say federal prosecutors.  Nicholas Lucidonio, 57, and Anthony Lucidonio Sr., 84, the proprietors of Tony Luke's in South Philadelphia, will each spend 20 months behind bars, said the Justice Department in a release.  The Lucidonios, of New Jersey, carried out a "decade-long conspiracy to defraud the IRS" from 2006 to 2016, prosecutors said. The pair only deposited a portion of their earnings into the business's bank accounts and gave "inco…
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…
21 Wendy's Violated Rights Of Nearly 100 Children Workers, PA Labor & Industry Says 21 Wendy's Violated Rights Of Nearly 100 Children Workers, PA Labor & Industry Says
21 Wendy's Violated Rights Of Nearly 100 Children Workers, PA Labor & Industry Says A Wendy's franchisee in the Philadelphia suburbs is on the hook for a $300,000 fine after the state Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) says they violated the rights of dozens of child employees.  GCWen Management, which operates 21 Wendy's locations across Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties, was cited for 766 violations of the Pennsylvania Child Labor Act in 2023, officials said.  According to L&I, GCWen failed to provide lawfully required breaks to more than 80 minors on the payroll.  The franchisee also violated the number of hours that children can l…
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 …
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 MontCo Restaurant, 30 Total Locations Across Northeast TGI Fridays Closing MontCo Restaurant, 30 Total Locations Across Northeast
TGI Fridays Closing MontCo Restaurant, 30 Total Locations 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 …
Rutter's Is The Only Pennsylvania Convenience Store Chain With Starting Salary Of $18 Rutter's Is The Only Pennsylvania Convenience Store Chain With Starting Salary Of $18
Rutter's Is The Only Pennsylvania Convenience Store Chain With Starting Salary Of $18 Forget about Sheetz and Wawa, because Rutter's is paying new employees a living wage — something its competitors in the state cannot claim.  Starting January 1, 2024, the popular convenience store raised the minimum starting salary to $18 (note that it still shows as $17.50 on the company's website).  "Providing competitive wages is a foundational part of being a great place to work and shows our long-term investment in our employees and communities," Suzanne Cramer, the vice president of human resources at Rutter’s, said in a statement. Wages aren't just going up to entice …
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 PA Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In PA Being Recalled Due To Contamination Concerns
Raw Dog, Cat Food Sold In PA 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…
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; …
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…
1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards 1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards
1.75 Million Travel Steam Irons Part Of Expanded Recall For Fire, Burn, Shock Hazards Federal authorities announced that a recall initially reported in May has been expanded to include an additional 1.7 million travel irons after there were new reports of injuries. Kansas-based Vornado announced that it is now recalling upwards of two million Steamfast Home and Away Travel Steam Irons due to fire, burn, and shock hazards due to a faulty power cord. According to the company, the cord can become damaged, leading to possible overheating, which then poses fire and burn risks. The damage can also lead to exposed copper wires, representing a shock hazard. Steamfast travel ste…
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 …
Restaurant Of Netflix Chef Who Nearly Lost Everything Named Best For Tamales In PA Restaurant Of Netflix Chef Who Nearly Lost Everything Named Best For Tamales In PA
Restaurant Of Netflix Chef Who Nearly Lost Everything Named Best For Tamales In PA Yelp has "unwrapped" its 2023 list of best tamale spots in the U.S. Among them, South Philly Barbacoa, owned by chef Cristina Martinez. Yelp's State of the Restaurant Industry 2023 report says interest in New Mexican restaurants has risen 29% since last year. And so, Yelp has compiled a list of some of the best tamales in the country by identifying businesses in the food and restaurants categories with a large concentration of reviews mentioning "tamale."  Martinez immigrated tot he U.S. from Mexico and got her first job at an Italian restaurant in Philadelphia. She was fired fr…
On The House: Free Coffee On Opening Day At New Bethlehem Wawa On The House: Free Coffee On Opening Day At New Bethlehem Wawa
On The House: Free Coffee On Opening Day At New Bethlehem Wawa A new Wawa will open for business in Bethlehem this Thursday, Dec. 14, the company says.  The first customers at the 770 Hellertown Road location can enjoy free coffee all day to celebrate the grand opening, a spokesperson said.  Limited-edition "Wawa Coffee, Hoagies & Kindness" T-shirts will also be on hand for the first 100 customers. As well, Bethlehem police officers and firefighters will face off in Wawa's signature "Hoagies for Heroes" competition, where first responders compete to build the most hoagies in a three-minute lightning round. At the end, Wawa will…
Popular Newtown Indian Restaurant Closing — For Now Popular Newtown Indian Restaurant Closing — For Now
Popular Newtown Indian Restaurant Closing — For Now A pair of Bucks County restauranteurs are hanging up their aprons for the time being to focus on family.  Ashni “Baba” Kumar and Priya Guru of Guru's Indian Cuisine in Newtown said they will be taking a leave of absence to concentrate on adopting two sisters from India.  The effort to grow their family began three years ago, the couple said. “It’s been an exhausting experience,” explained Priya. “We hope to travel to India in the coming weeks to complete the adoption process, and we hopefully will have some good news to share.” Guru's, located at 203 North Sycamor…
PA Worker Dies After 25-Foot Fall Onto Concrete Floor: Coroner PA Worker Dies After 25-Foot Fall Onto Concrete Floor: Coroner
PA Worker Dies After 25-Foot Fall Onto Concrete Floor: Coroner A Hazleton man is dead following an accidental workplace fall last Friday afternoon, Dec. 1, according to Coroner Daniel Buglio.  Joseph Forty was working at the NORPEL pet food processing facility in Hazle Township when he lost his footing and fell 25 feet, officials said.  He landed on a concrete floor and was rushed to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest where he died from his injuries on Monday morning, Dec. 4, the Coroner's Office said.  Forty's cause of death was recorded as blunt force trauma to the head and torso from a warehouse accident, Buglio wrote. His manner of …
Ford Recalling 45K Vehicles For Faulty Door Latches That Could Swing Open: NHTSA Ford Recalling 45K Vehicles For Faulty Door Latches That Could Swing Open: NHTSA
Ford Recalling 45K Vehicles For Faulty Door Latches That Could Swing Open: Nhtsa Ford announced a recall of more than 45,000 vehicles that have faulty door latches that could potentially break, allowing them to fly open while motorists are driving.  The recall includes the 2015 Ford Fiesta, 2016 Ford Fusion, and 2016 Lincoln MKZ models, according to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA). "The latch pawl spring tab design is susceptible to cracking and failure in areas with high ambient temperatures," officials say. "A door latch with a fractured pawl spring tab typically results in a 'door will not close' condition."  Motorists may re…
Honda Recalls 303K+ Vehicles Due To Seat Belt Defect Honda Recalls 303K+ Vehicles Due To Seat Belt Defect
Honda Recalls 303K+ Vehicles Due To Seat Belt Defect Honda is recalling hundreds of thousands of vehicles due to faulty seat belts that could put drivers and passengers at risk.  The auto giant announced that an estimated 303,770 Honda Accord and HR-V vehicles are subject to the recall for seat belts that could falter when motorists crash or jam on the brakes, increasing the risk of injury.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the recalled vehicles are limited to Honda Accord and HR-V vehicles that were produced between April 2022 and October 2023, months after the defect was discovered.  O…
'He Changed Our Lives:' How Portnoy Turned Things Around For Bucks Family After Worst Year Ever 'He Changed Our Lives:' How Portnoy Turned Things Around For Bucks Family After Worst Year Ever
'He Changed Our Lives:' How Portnoy Turned Things Around For Bucks Family After Worst Year Ever The last year of the Rosenthal family's lives has been their worst ever. The Dublin family had just purchased Peppino's Tomato Pies on West Butler Avenue in Chalfont in the summer of 2022, when they became victims of an egregious crime leaving them all — including the elementary school-aged children — traumatized. Then, 10 months later, their home was invaded in the middle of the night. Financially, they were barely scraping by. "It was the worst year of our lives," said Keeley Rosenthal, who runs Peppino's with her husband, Ed. "Trying to take care of our girls and their mental health, …
'Michael Jordan Of Pizza?' Portnoy's The Judge At Russo's Pizza In New Hope 'Michael Jordan Of Pizza?' Portnoy's The Judge At Russo's Pizza In New Hope
'Michael Jordan Of Pizza?' Portnoy's The Judge At Russo's Pizza In New Hope Barstool Sports CEO Dave Portnoy has been in Bucks County taking bites out of pies this week. The latest stop on this leg of the One Bite tour is Russo's in New Hope. The restaurant, owned by a Trenton/Robbinsville area native, specializes in the tomato pie. What's Portnoy have to say? 7.5. The CEO's chief complaint was that the pie was too big, making it difficult to keep the crunch. But the Russo's t-shirt that reads, "The Michael Jordan of Pizza?" "That's a 10.9 t-shirt," Portnoy says. Russo's is located at 41 N Main St., in New Hope.