Wegmans Recalls Vidalia Onions

June 28, 2022

If you’ve purchased Vidalia onions by the pound June 23-24 at Wegmans stores across upstate New York, Massachusetts, and the Erie, Pa. area, you’re going to want to toss those onions. They have been recalled due to potential listeria contamination. The onions may have a 4-digit PLU sticker on the product 4159 or 4166. All […]

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United and Healing through Monroe County Organizes Food Drive for Buffalo Community

June 27, 2022

Over the weekend, organizers of United and Healing through Monroe County announced their food drive concluded with food distribution on Saturday at the Tops Friendly Markets parking lot in Buffalo. The local organization partnered with the Rochester Red Wings, the Rochester Amerks, and the First Student Bus Company to coordinate the food drive since June […]

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Free Summer Meals Program For Students 18 & Under Begins Monday

June 24, 2022

Starting Monday (June 27th) the summer meals program begins. The Superintendent of Rochester City School District is reminding everyone that students 18 and under can eat free all summer long. There are meal sites for breakfast and lunch all over the city. The Summer Meals Partnership of Rochester leads year-round efforts to plan, promote, and […]

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Governor Kathy Hochul Announced Additional State & Federal Funding For Buffalo Shooting

June 20, 2022

Governor Kathy Hochul announced funding for the East Buffalo community, one month after the racially-motivated supermarket mass shooting. Hochul a Buffalo native, said the additional state and federal funding is about $3 million. It will immediately provide coverage for basic services such as food, transportation, and mental and social programs, as part of the state’s […]

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Nationwide Sriracha Shortage Caused By Climate Change?

June 18, 2022

If you’re looking for sriracha, you might have a hard time finding it. Huy Fong Foods, the company that makes sriracha, wrote an email to customers in late April that it will have to stop making the sauce for the next few months due to “severe weather conditions affecting the quality of chili peppers.” Several […]

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Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Apologizes For Juneteenth Watermelon Salad

June 7, 2022

A children’s museum is apologizing after a social media user pointed out that its Juneteenth menu perpetuated stereotypes about Black people. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis posted about its special “Juneteenth Jamboree” to celebrate the federal holiday that commemorates the emancipation of slaves. Shortly after, a user, Jonelle Slaughter, posted a comment that included a […]

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FDA Investigates Hepatitis A in Strawberry Outbreaks

May 31, 2022

In case you haven’t heard and purchased strawberries between March 5 and April 25, the FDA and others are e investigating a hepatitis A outbreak in the U.S. and Canada potentially linked to organic fresh strawberries. As of right now, the FDA is investigating 17 cases, 15 of which are in California and one apiece […]

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JIF Peanut Butter Recall Causes Other Products to be Pulled from Shelves

May 27, 2022

After the Jif peanut butter recall last week, the recall has rapidly caused at least 69 other products to be pulled from shelves as well. This is due to the fact that many companies use peanut butter in their own chocolates, peanut butter sandwiches, and more. Jif peanut butter, owned by J.M. Smucker Co., Jif’s […]

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Abbott CEO Apologizes for Baby Formula Shortage

May 23, 2022

After four babies became sick with bacterial infections after consuming Abbott products made at a plant in Michigan, the company was quick to temporarily close the facility and issued a voluntary recall for products made there. Since then, there has been a baby formula shortage. As the first overseas formula ships in and Abbotts works […]

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NY Governor Kathy Hochul Offers Resources For Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 13, 2022

After a massive recall of certain powdered infant formula products from Abbott Nutrition’s Sturgis, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced resources for the affected families. Governor Hochul stated: “In close coordination with our federal partners, New York State will continue to do everything possible to support New York families in need of formula for their […]

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