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Edamame Recall Should Not Have a Significant Effect on CNY Restaurants

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By Biko Skalla SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – A national brand of edamame is being pulled off central New York grocery store shelves because of fears it has been contaminated by potentially fatal listeria bacteria. Advanced Fresh Concepts announced the recall after random testing of their edamame showed a potential listeria monocytogenes contamination. Listeria can be deadly […]

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Business , Community , food

Funk-n-Waffles Celebrated It’s Final Day in Original Location

By , BDJ 465.01

By Remington Bennett SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)―It was a sad day for Funk-n-Waffles fans and regulars. The “funky” waffle hub has closed its doors in preparation for a major construction taking place on Marshall street. Funk-n-waffles has been celebrated as one of Marshall street’s most fun and unique restaurants. The trendy Waffle place especially holds […]

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Business , Central New York , Community , food , Health , Non-profit

Local businesses are going pink to support CNY cancer research foundation

By , BDJ 664.01

By Sarah Minkewicz SYRACUSE, NY (NCC News) – Local businesses are participating in the “Turn it Pink” campaign to raise money and awareness about breast cancer. The campaign is being run by members of the Carol Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund. Jeanne St. Claire, grand-daughter of cancer survivor Carol Baldwin, started the campaign on social media. […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Government , Health

Sugary Drinks And Obesity: The Two Go Hand In Hand

By , BDJ 464.03

By Nicholas McGowan SYRACUSE N.Y. (NCC News) — October 11 marked this year’s World Obesity Day and for the occasion, the World Health Organization called for an uptick in prices for sugary drinks. Sodas, energy drinks and fruit juices are greatly frowned upon by the organization, citing that the unhealthy drinks lead to unwanted health risks. […]

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Central New York , Community , Environment , food , Health

Signs To Be Put Up Advising People Against Eating Fish In Onondaga Lake

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By Brittany Stephanis SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — The process has taken 10 years, but Onondaga Lake will finally have signs warning people not to consume its contaminated fish. “It certainly has been difficult to get to this stage, but it is rewarding to know that the hard work is paying off with interest in protecting […]

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Business , Consumer , food , Health

Good Health Inspections Retains Customer Loyalty

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By Zeena Saifi SYRACUSE, NY (NCC NEWS) – Every week, the Onondaga County Health Department does inspections around restaurants to make sure they’re maintaining cleanliness. Usually, one would assume that receiving a bad inspection report might affect the flow of business in a restaurant. In Onondaga County and Syracuse, however, very few restaurants receive bad reports. […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Feature , Health

All-Natural versus Organic: What’s the Difference?

By , BDJ 465.04

By Max Darrow SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — You see it on food labels all the time – natural, all-natural, made with natural ingredients, 100% natural. Does that make it healthier? As it stands, it really doesn’t mean much of anything, per the Food and Drug Administration. Currently, the “FDA has not developed a definition for use of […]

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