Peppers Recall Spurs Ukrop’s Product Recall

April 8, 2016

Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Recalls Ready-To-Eat Turkey, Pork, And Beef Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination Released by Brittany C. Woodland, fsis.usda.gov Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, a Richmond, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,881 pounds of turkey, pork, […]




Canned Tuna Recall Issued Nationwide (USA)

March 22, 2016

*UPDATED* – Three Brands Now Affected by Separate Recalls Bumble Bee, Chicken of The Sea, and Hill Country Fare tuna products are affected by these three individual recalls. Bumble Bee Foods, LLC Issues Voluntary Recall on 3 […]




Another Company Recalls Pistachios *UPDATED*

March 11, 2016

Released via FDA.gov **UPDATE March 15, 2016 ** Texas Star Nut & Food Company expands the previous Recall issued on March 10, 2016, to include the following items and Best by Dates: BRAND DESCRIPTION SIZE […]




Cooking Challenge Offered by Edible Book Contest

March 9, 2016

Braswell Memorial Library in Rocky Mount NC Announces Edible Book Contest Released by LaKesha Joyner, MLS, Adult Programming Librarian Join Braswell Memorial Library for an Edible Book Contest!  The Edible Book Contest will be held […]




Yummy Brand Chicken Nuggets Recalled for Metal Pieces

March 8, 2016

FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Imported Chicken Product Sold at Kroger, Wal-Mart, and Safeway Stores  Released by Jeremy J. Emmert, fsis.usda.gov On March 7, 2016, the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) […]




GoGo squeeZ Applesauce Recalled

March 7, 2016

Voluntary Recall of Non Organic GoGo SqueeZ Applesauce Pouches Released by Matthew Della Croce, www.materne.us Materne North America Corp. (MNA) is voluntarily recalling specific packages of GoGo squeeZ® applesauce pouches due to potential adulteration from food […]




Recall Issued for Perdue “Applegate” Chicken Nuggets

March 6, 2016

Perdue Foods LLC, Recalls Chicken Nugget Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination Released by Kristen Booze, fsis.usda.gov  Perdue Foods LLC, a Gainesville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 4,530 pounds of chicken nugget products (produced for Applegate […]




Raleigh Dig In! Event Focuses on Food, Gardening

February 29, 2016

Dig In Returns Released by Advocates for Health In Action AHA and partner Marbles Kids Museum will host the 7th Annual Dig In! at Marbles on March 12, 2016, exploring urban agriculture, community gardens and edible gardens in school and […]




Brown Bag Bagels Adds Food Truck

February 25, 2016

Wendell Business Expands with New Rolling Restaurant By Kay Whatley, Editor Brown Bag Bagels opened May 2015 in Wendell NC. Their storefront serves its customers freshly baked bagels, cream cheese, plus coffee, sodas, juices, and sweet treats. […]




Zebulon Farm Fresh Market Sets New Location

February 23, 2016

Zebulon Farm Fresh Market (ZFFM) New Location and 2016 Schedule The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market is preparing for their second year, and is moving to a new location. The market will be held on Arendell Avenue, […]




Hootenanny Raises Funds for Hickory NC Soup Kitchen

February 20, 2016

Kyle and Friends Hootenanny on March 28, 2016:  Feeding Friendships in the Community Released by Natalie Stachon, Carolina Moon Hospitality Highland Avenue Restaurant is thrilled to host an astounding group of culinary professionals. The following participants are from the […]




Nashville Chamber Holds Shrimp Boil Fundraiser

February 5, 2016

Contributed by Jo Anne Cooper, Nashville Chamber of Commerce Announcing the 2nd Annual Nashville Chamber Shrimp Boil on March 24, 2016, 7-10pm, at Nash Community College’s Brown Auditorium, 522 N Old Carriage Road, in Rocky […]




Annual Heart Strings Valentine’s Day Dinner in Bunn NC

February 3, 2016

Common Grounds Coffee & Music House’s second annual Valentines Day dinner is taking reservations. Planned for February 14, 2016, the evening includes special music, a catered dinner, and a romantic time. A popular event last year, this Second Annual […]




Cashews Recalled for Potential Salmonella Contamination

January 17, 2016

Only One Lot of Raw Cashew Pieces is Affected Trader Joe’s has issued a voluntary recall, based on an alert from their supplier. “Trader Joe’s Raw Cashew Pieces” marked with bar code number “00505154” and the code “BEST BEFORE […]




Huisken Meat Company Recalls Beef Products

January 5, 2016

Angus Burgers Recalled Due To Possible Wood Contamination Released by Veronika Medina, Congressional and Public Affairs via www.fsis.usda.gov (United States Department of Agriculture, Food Safety and Inspection Service) Huisken Meat Company, a Sauk Rapids, Minnesota establishment, is recalling approximately […]




Snack Bag Ministry Active in Rocky Mount

December 9, 2015

By Kay Whatley, Editor The Snack Bag Ministry offers nourishment to the needy in our community. This ministry plays a vital role in the survival of some of our community’s most vulnerable people. The snack bags are distributed from […]




NC Business Offers Emergency Food Options

December 9, 2015

Contributed by John K Carroll, Jr. and Ken Carroll Millions of Americans are affected by natural and man-made disasters every year – now, the question of what to eat when the lights go out has been answered. Asheville NC’s DisasterFoodSupplies.com provides individual […]




Daily Meals at Wilson Soup Kitchen

December 9, 2015

Contributed by Linda Connor  Community Soup Kitchen in Wilson provides a hot meal, around midday, to anyone who is hungry. Meals are served each week, Monday through Friday, 10:30-11:30am, except on major holidays. They will be closed Christmas Eve and […]




Food, Clothing, Shelter Provided in Rocky Mount

December 3, 2015

By Kay Whatley, Editor United Community Ministries serves Rocky Mount by providing homeless, needy families and individuals with food, clothing, and shelter — the basic needs of every human being. The Community Kitchen and Pantry, […]




Churches Combine Forces in Brown Bag Ministry

November 20, 2015

Contributed by Cindy Privette Brown Bag Ministry is a recognized 501(c)(3) charitable organization that serves the homeless and hungry in the Triangle area of North Carolina. Brown Bag Ministry prepares and distributes over 2,700 brown bag lunches to the homeless and […]




Zebulon Food Pantry Gives, and Needs

November 20, 2015

Contributed by Cindy Privette Families from Zebulon and Wendell may receive nonperishable food items from the Zebulon United Methodist Church’s food pantry, based on the number of members in the family. No proof of financial need is required, just a valid […]




Mobile Deer Cooler Available for Free Rental

November 20, 2015

Released by Jodie B. Owen, NCwildlife.org Want to help feed the hungry? The NC Wildlife Resources Commission, along with the NC Wildlife Federation, is offering hunters free use of a mobile cooler to collect and transport deer safely to participating USDA-certified processors […]




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