The long-running slogan “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing” and the jingle “Pop pop, fizz fizz, oh what a relief it is,” secured the Alka Selzer brand into the consciousness of millions of Americans. But before “Plop plop, fizz fizz” there was a rabbi talking to a glass of the heartburn and hangover reliever.
I would have sworn that the pumpkin-spice megatrend was started by Starbucks. But I would have been wrong.
Asmar’s Original Hummus, which is sold in Whole Foods Markets in several states, may have been tainted with Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that can cause catastrophic infection in pregnant women and those with weak immune systems.
As Thanksgiving nears, most of us are laser-focused on preparing (or procuring) the big turkey dinner.
A recent email from food-rescue organization City Harvest about kosher-turkey distribution at Thanksgiving revealed a staggering figure: There are more than half a million food-insecure poor or near-poor Jews in New York City.