Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The grocer has voluntarily recalled 240 cartons of a frozen chicken and rice meal due to possible listeria contamination.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Trader Joe's has voluntarily recalled a batch of one of its frozen chicken and rice meals from store shelves in 14 states, including Massachusetts, due to possible listeria contamination. The neighborhood grocer announced over the weekend it was alerted by its supplier that some Trader Joe's Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice meals may be affected. The products in question are: sku 99032 with a production date of "305 12" and come in 12.5-ounce packages. "In accordance with our stringent health and safety standards, and out of the utmost caution and care for our customers, all code dates of this product have been removed from sale and destroyed. To date, we have received no reports of illness related to this product," said Trader Joe's in a …
Monday, September 24, 2012
Company has removed house brand off the shelves and offered refunds to customers.
Trader Joe’s corporate officials say they are acting “out of an abundance of caution” and ordering the recall of one type of its house brand peanut butter over salmonella concerns. “Trader Joe’s Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter” should not be eaten, the specialty grocery chain said. “We have no confirmed information that suggests this peanut butter is unsafe to eat,” the company stated. But the food should not be eaten “pending health-related inquiries.” The Food and Drug Administration posted the company’s voluntary recall on its web site, but did not comment on the company’s statement. The potential salmonella contamination could cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, the elderly or others with compromised …
Friday, May 25, 2012
Some changes to the packaging process mean the chocolate chips may not be an option for some kosher consumers or those with dairy allergies.
Trader Joe's is baking some changes into the way they produce their chocolate chips -- changes that have sparked local and national outcry from kosher consumers. Until recently, the chips were designated by the Brooklyn-based OK Kosher Certification as "pareve," meaning they have not been cooked or mixed with any meat or dairy foods. Under kosher law, meat and dairy must not be cooked or eaten together. But earlier this month, the chocolate chip manufacturer made some changes to the packaging of the Trader Joe's chips and the OK Kosher Cert. has removed the "pareve" status, which poses a problem for consumers keeping kosher, and those with dairy allergies. As a result, some local residents are taking steps to voice their concern and bring…
Monday, July 4, 2011
We've got the deals for you in Newton!
Ah, summer. The time of year where we spend cash on things like barbecue supplies, ice cream and wedding gifts. But guess what? You can save money on all those things with these great deals. 1. The Container Store Deal: The Container Store's Happy Organized Home Sale is going on right now where you can get products that will not only help keep your home (or new dorm) neat, but will help keep your sanity as well. Choose from products like shoe organizers, hampers, stackable bins and more. 2. Papyrus Deal: 'Tis the season for weddings! If you're seeing your wallet empty out with gift after gift, stop by Papyrus where you can buy one wedding gift and then get the second wedding gift 50 percent off. 3. Trader Joe's Deal: Now that you have …