Business, Government, Science

Bison burgers recalled due to E. coli risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Northfork Bison Distributions Inc. of St. Leonard, Quebec is recalling its Bison Burgers & Bison Ground because they have the potential to be contaminated with E. coli: O121 and O103. This form of E. coli may cause diarrheal illness often with bloody stools. Although most healthy adults can recover completely within a week, some people can develop …


Emergency Response, Government, Science

Heat Advisory issued for Wednesday

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Nottingham area. The Heat Advisory will be in effect from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17th. Heat index values will be at around 105 degrees with temperatures in the mid-90s and dewpoints in the low-to-mid-70s. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress …


BGE launches first Energy Savings Day of 2019 to help customers save on energy bills

BALTIMORE, MD – BGE will launch its first Energy Savings Day of the summer on Wednesday, July 17, and asks customers to conserve energy between the hours of 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. to earn a credit on their next bill. BGE typically schedules Energy Savings Days when an increased demand for electricity throughout the Mid-Atlantic region is anticipated. The …

Hummus recalled due to Listeria risk

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Pita Pal Foods, LP of Houston, TX has issued a voluntary recall of certain hummus products made between May 30, 2019 and June 25, 2019, due to concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility (not in finished product) during an FDA inspection. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes …

Maryland renews cooperative agreement with Japanese region

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Monday joined Governor Yuji Kuroiwa of Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan to sign and renew a Memorandum of Understanding between Maryland and Kanagawa. The renewal highlights the regions’ shared commitment to advancing the life sciences and health care as well as the potential for health-related collaboration in other industry sectors including cybersecurity and robotics. “It …

Weekend heat indices to exceed 100

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Local residents should prepare for a hot, steamy weekend ahead. Heat and humidity will continue to increase late this week and into at least the first part of the upcoming weekend, according to the National Weather Service. The remnants of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Barry could lead to widespread showers and thunderstorms lingering into Thursday afternoon and evening. High …