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Governor Hogan announces expanded capacity for indoor dining, celebrates Maryland Restaurant Week [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday marked the beginning of the state’s first-ever Maryland Restaurant Week by announcing expanded capacity for indoor dining. Effective Monday, September 21 at 5:00 p.m., capacity for indoor operations at restaurants may increase from 50 to 75 percent, with appropriate distancing, and following strict public health requirements consistent with the CDC, FDA, and the National …


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Governor Hogan announces acquisition of 250,000 rapid antigen tests from Becton Dickinson through compact with Rockefeller Foundation

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced the acquisition of 250,000 rapid point-of-care antigen tests, which will be deployed to nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and correctional and juvenile detention centers across the state. The purchase makes Maryland, the founding member of the bipartisan interstate testing compact with the Rockefeller Foundation, the first state in the compact to move forward with …


Sunshine Mills recalls Nature’s Menu Premium Dog Food varieties due to Salmonella risks

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Sunshine Mills, Inc. is issuing a voluntary recall of Nature’s Menu® Super Premium Dog Food with a Blend of Real Chicken & Quail because of the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after …

Additional peaches recalled at Wegmans, Kroger due to Salmonella concerns

BALTIMORE, MD—Additional assortments of peaches sold in Maryland were recalled on Monday due to Salmonella concerns.  The original recall announcement can be viewed here. Prima® Wawona Bulk/Loose Peaches Prima® Wawona is voluntarily recalling all of its bulk/loose peaches distributed and sold from June 1 through August 3 and its bagged Wawona and Wawona Organic peaches distributed and sold from June …

ALDI recalls peaches from Wawona Packing Company due to possible Salmonella contamination

BALTIMORE, MD—As a precautionary measure, ALDI on Thursday announced the voluntary recall of assorted peaches received from its supplier, Wawona Packing Company, due to possible Salmonella contamination. ALDI has removed the affected peaches from select ALDI stores in Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Vermont, …

HelloFresh, FDA issue urgent onion recall due to Salmonella concerns

BALTIMORE, MD—HelloFresh and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued an urgent onion recall on Thursday. HelloFresh says one of its ingredient suppliers is conducting a voluntary recall of its onions due to the potential presence of Salmonella bacteria. Consumers should discard all onions received from May 8 through July 31, 2020. For further information, consumers are asked to check …

Kroger Mid-Atlantic recalls cheese dips due to Salmonella concerns

BALTIMORE, MD—Kroger Mid-Atlantic is recalling cheese dips sold in some local stores because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting …

Wegmans, Freshouse II announce recalls of oranges, lemons, and other foods due to Listeria concerns

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Wegmans Food Markets and Freshouse II on Monday announced recalls of oranges, lemons, and various other foods due to Listeria concerns. Wegmans Food Markets Recall Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling its four-pound bag of Valencia Oranges, two-pound bag of lemons, bulk lemons, and a variety of in-store produced seafood and restaurant foods items that contain fresh lemon because …