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Skippy peanut butter recalled in N.J. by FDA

Skippy peanut butter recalled in N.J. by FDA

15 other states also pull product over salmonella scare

A Skippy peanut butter recall? The only right reaction to that news is, “Say it ain’t so!”

But it’s true. Alas for all peanut butter addicts – including those in New Jersey, one of the 16 states in receipt of the two Skippy products that may be contaminated with salmonella.

What to watch for: 16.3 oz. plastic jars of Skippy reduced fat creamy spread and Skippy reduced fat super chunk spread. Jars will have “best if used by” dates of May 16-21. The affected UPCs, located on the side of the jar’s label below the bar code, are:

 

Lose weight with a high-protein diet

Lose weight with a high-protein diet
BY ROD SILVA
COMMENTARY

Protein can play a key role in weight loss by helping to curb hunger, while also repairing and building lean muscle. Since your body must spend more energy digesting high-protein...

‘Planned Parenthood’ is better than unplanned parenthood’

‘Planned Parenthood’ is better than unplanned parenthood’

At the rally for Planned Parenthood, thoughts of ‘my sisters’ elsewhere

BY SUSIE WILSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
SEX MATTERS

Planned Parenthood of New York City held a rally last Saturday to protest the rece...

N.J. Health Commissioner: Foreign-born population is healthier than native-born

N.J. Health Commissioner: Foreign-born population is healthier than native-born

Have a lower death rate for the 10 main causes

More than 20 percent of New Jersey’s population is foreign-born, and health care providers must recognize this multicultural population’s diverse and chan...

Dementia diagnosis is tricky — many forms are curable

Dementia diagnosis is tricky — many forms are curable
BY CAROL ABAYA
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
THE SANDWICH GENERATION

Question:  My mother, 71, gets very confused for a short period of time and then is fine.  However, these incidents are more frequen...

Samuel Fred Daley of Audubon indicted for Medicaid fraud

Samuel Fred Daley of Audubon indicted for Medicaid fraud

Allegedly submitted application containing false information

A Camden County man has been indicted for allegedly defrauding the Medicaid program by submitting an application containing false informatio...

Christie's proposed budget would increase funding for charity care at N.J. hospitals by $10 million

Christie's proposed budget would increase funding for charity care at N.J. hospitals by $10 million

Aid for graduate medical education would rise by $30 million to $90 million

Gov. Chris Christie Friday provided additional insight into the funding allotted for hospitals in his proposed $29.4 billion ...

Breast milk ice cream a hit: Baby Gaga sells out

Breast milk ice cream a hit: Baby Gaga sells out
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A brand new idea in ice cream designed to titillate the taste buds is now available in London.

Victoria Hiley is a mother who is so passionate about breast feeding that ...

Mangoes and other healthy winter fruits

Mangoes and other healthy winter fruits
BY MARGARET MORGAN
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Are you hungry for the fresh fruits and vegetables that flourish in farmers' markets during the summer months? Do not despair during these chilly — and sometimes...

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