Business, Health

Hot Pockets recalled due to glass, plastic contamination

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Nestlé is recalling approximately 762,615 pounds of not-ready-to-eat pepperoni Hot Pockets products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced this week. The frozen Hot Pockets products were produced from Nov. 13, 2020 through Nov. 16, 2020. The product has a shelf …


Education, Events, Family, Health

BCPS meal distribution schedule to be affected by Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

TOWSON, MD—The usual Monday and Wednesday meal distribution schedule for Baltimore County Public Schools will be altered during the week of January 18 – 22, 2021 due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday, January 18th. Due to the closure of the school system on Monday, Baltimore County Public Schools will distribute meals next week on Wednesday, January …


BCPS announces changes to meal distribution program effective Monday, January 11

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced changes to its meal distribution program effective Monday, January 11, 2021. Two locations have been added: Ivy Crossing Apartments, 128 B Nunnery Ln., 21228, from 11:55 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., and Jacksonville Elementary School, 3400 Hillendale Heights Rd., 21131, from 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. In addition, the meal distribution window for Westowne …

Nestle recalls Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meal products after plastic pieces found inside

BALTIMORE, MD—Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling approximately 92,206 pounds of Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meal products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of white hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced this weekend. The baked chicken meal products were produced and packaged on September 2, 2020. The following product is …

BCPS to distribute student meals on Tuesday, Dec. 15, in advance of expected inclement weather

TOWSON, MD—Due to expected inclement weather later this week, Baltimore County Public Schools will distribute free meals to students at more than 300 sites on Tuesday, December 15th. Meals distributed on Tuesday are designed to last for three days (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.) BCPS will not distribute meals on Wednesday. Next week, to accommodate winter break, BCPS will distribute three …

BCPS to distribute meals to students on Dec. 21, then resume service on Jan. 4 following winter break

TOWSON, MD—Prior to suspending meal distributions to students during winter break, Baltimore County Public Schools will distribute three days’ worth of free meals to students on Monday, Dec. 21, at 300 community locations, including all middle and high schools. The BCPS Office of Food and Nutrition Services will close for winter break from Tuesday, Dec. 22, through Jan. 3 before …

BCPS adjusts meal distribution schedule for Thanksgiving week

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Food and Nutrition Services will alter its meal distribution schedule for the week of Nov. 23 – 27 due to the Thanksgiving holiday. On Monday, Nov. 23, three days’ worth of free meals will be distributed to students at more than 300 locations around the county. Meals will not be distributed on …

BCPS announces location, schedule changes to fall meal distribution program, effective Monday, Nov. 2

TOWSON, MD. – Baltimore County Public Schools has announced changes to its fall meal distribution program, effective Monday, Nov. 2. One location has been added – Fontana Lane and Fontana Lane – and eight locations have been removed – Epsom Road and Sadler Road, Naturo Road and Yakona Road (@ playground), Polaris Court and Cloister Road, Fontana Lane (@ Golden …