Business, Health, Sci-Tech

Grimmway Farms recalls certain carrot products due to Salmonella risk

BALTIMORE, MD—Grimmway Farms has voluntarily issued a recall of certain carrot products because they may have been contaminated with Salmonella. “The recall was initiated as a result of a routine, internal company test, said Grimmway Farms President and CEO Jeff Huckaby. “The health of our customers and the integrity of our products are our highest priorities, and we will continue …


Health, Weather

West Coast wildfire smoke making its way into Maryland skies

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The skies in Maryland have become a bit more hazy in recent days. The National Weather Service says this is due to smoke from the U.S. wildfires, which is getting transported across the country via the jet stream. The massive Bootleg Fire in Oregon has scorched an area larger than Los Angeles, and is so large and is burning …


Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Nottingham area for Wednesday

UPDATE: The Maryland Department of the Environment says smoke from the West Coast wildfires will contribute to Wednesday’s Code Orange Air Quality Alert. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Wednesday for the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations …

Heat Advisory issued for Saturday in Nottingham area, heat index expected to hit 107

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the Nottingham area. The advisory will be in effect from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Heat index values of 105–107 degrees are expected in Baltimore City and in portions of Baltimore County. Residents are urged to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Baltimore area for Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert for the Baltimore metro area for Friday. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and the elderly. The effects of air pollution can …

Code Orange Air Quality Alert issued for Baltimore area for Thursday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of the Environment has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Alert Thursday for the Baltimore metro area. A Code Orange Air Quality Alert means that air pollution concentrations within the region may become unhealthy for sensitive groups. Sensitive groups include children, people suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung diseases and the elderly. The effects …

Walgreens recalls Disney Baby Winnie the Pooh Rattle Sets due to choking hazard

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Walgreens has announced a recall on about 54,000 toddler rattle sets that were sold at its stores. The recall involves the Disney Baby Winnie the Pooh Rattle Set. The set includes three rattles and is marked for ages 3 months and above. The rattle, which has the character Winnie the Pooh as part of the toy, is blue and …

Baltimore County Animal Services: 11 animals dead following seizure from White Hall dog rescue

BALDWIN, MD—Baltimore County Animals Services on Wednesday provided an update on an update to an animal welfare complaint initially investigated earlier this month. Officials say the initial complaint was received on June 28 at “Don’t Be a Bully” dog rescue in White Hall. The investigation resulted in the seizure of 48 dogs of various ages that were found in areas …