Business, Health, Sci-Tech

Giant Eagle recalls onions, prepared foods using onions due to Salmonella concerns

BALTIMORE, MD—After receiving notification from onion supplier, Onion 52, that the vendor had sourced onions affected by the recent Salmonella-related Thomson International, Inc. onion recall for Giant Eagle, the company pulled all impacted products on Saturday, August 1. Giant Eagle recalled red, yellow, and white onions sold in produce departments across Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Indiana and Maryland. The recall …


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Governor Hogan announces all-electronic tolling now permanent at all MDTA facilities statewide

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that full-time all-electronic (cashless) tolling is now permanent across Maryland, including at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway (I-95), Fort McHenry Tunnel (I-95), Baltimore Harbor Tunnel (I-895), and Nice/Middleton Bridge (US 301). With all-electronic tolling, drivers do not stop to pay tolls. Instead, tolls are collected through E-ZPass and video tolling. The system …


Maryland grocery stores set aside shopping hours for seniors

BALTIMORE, MD—As the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold around the world, some grocery store chains in the state of Maryland have set aside special shopping hours for seniors. Since those over 60 years of age are most susceptible to COVID-19, designated shopping hours help those who may be most vulnerable get the groceries they need with a reduced risk of …

Would-be Rosedale shoplifter assaults grocery store employees, burglary reported in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities are investigating a pair of local crimes that were reported this month. Some time between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9, an individual broke the rear basement window to  break into a home in the 9200-block of Bowline Avenue in Nottingham (21236). Once inside, the suspect stole jewelry and cash before fleeing. At just before …

Parkville office manager snags $10,000 Md. Lottery prize

PARKVILLE, MD—A Baltimore County resident is celebrating a Maryland Lottery Racetrax prize that sent her heart racing. The 69-year-old managed to win the virtual horseracing game last week with a Superfecta combination, turning her $1 wager a $10,544 prize. The office manager from Parkville said she did a quick study of past race results and made an educated guess before …

Fuji Food Products, Inc. recalls ready-to-eat sushi, salads, spring rolls manufactured on East Coast due to potential listeria contamination

BALTIMORE, MD—Fuji Food Products, Inc. (Fuji) announced today the voluntary recall of ready to eat sushi, salads, and spring rolls sold to select retailers and distributors along the East Coast and Upper Midwest. The voluntary recall is in response to a notification by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the potential for product contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. To date, …

MDOT offers light-up bracelets to help keep trick-or-treaters safe on Halloween

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) and Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) want children to see and be seen this Halloween. To help increase visibility of Maryland’s youngest pedestrians, the agencies will distribute light-up bracelets Wednesday, October 30, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at participating Giant Food stores, and at select MDOT SHA Maintenance …

Happening Now: Perry Hall UMC food drive at Giant Food in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD – There’s still time left to go out and support a worthy cause. Perry Hall United Methodist Church is holding a food drive today (Saturday, September 7) at the Giant Food located in Perry Hall/Nottingham. “We’re accepting non-perishable donations for our community Food Pantry (great items to donate are peanut butter, canned tuna, pasta & cereal),” said …