Open Public Meetings Schedule

Attached Please Find the Open Public Meetings Schedule for 2014.

 

1. Meeting dates 2014

Volunteers Needed!

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Shred your Identity. Before Someone Else Does!

Important! Food Recalls

1. Crown Food Distributors, Inc. of North Bergen, NJ is recalling 25 oz. large round plastic containers of “Golden Natural Fruit Island” because they contain undeclared sulfites and undeclared FD & C yellow #6. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

“Golden Natural Fruit Island” was distributed to retail stores in Northern NJ and NY areas.
The product “Golden Natural Fruit Island” comes in a 25 oz. large round plastic container with sell by date 11/19/14.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites and undeclared FD & C yellow #6 in the 25 oz. package of “Golden Natural Fruit Island” which were not declared on the label. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to elicit severe reactions in some asthmatics. Anaphylactic shock could occur in certain sulfite sensitive individuals upon ingesting 10 milligrams or more of sulfites.

No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date. Consumers who have purchased the 25 oz. package of “Golden Natural Fruit Island” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Crown Food Distributors Inc. at (201) 758-8363.

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2. Net Foods Import & Export at 711 2nd Street, Secaucus, NJ 07094 is recalling Net Food Brand Turkey Diced Apricots because they contain undeclared sulfites. People who have severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if the consume this product.

The recalled Net Food Brand Turkey Dried Apricots comes in 16.1 oz. clear plastic containers with the following UPC Code 8697445250019. The product was sold nationwide and is a product of Turkey.

The recall was initiated after a routine sampling by the NYS Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of sulfites in packages of Net Food Brand Turkey Dried Apricots which did not declare sulfites on the label. The consumption of 10 milligrams of sulfites per serving has been reported to cause severe reactions in some asthmatics. Analysis of the dried apricots revealed they contained 4955 ppm per serving.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the problem. Consumers who have purchased Net Food Brand Turkey Dried Apricots should return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 347-484-2256, Sevki Uzundal, Net Food Import & Export.

No action is required of local health departments at this time for either of these recalls. If any requests for assistance are received from FDA, the Food and Drug Safety Program will contact you. For additional information regarding warnings and recalls, please click on the weblink below.

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For all recalls – http://www.recalls.gov/recent.html

Job Postings North Hudson Community Action Corp.

Job Postings North Hudson Community Action 2014

R.I.P. Mayor McDonough

Mayor Press ReleaseCongressman SiresCouncilwoman Carol Mandaglio 2Jim Doranswslide

Weekend Service Suspensions on the PATH

Details about Service Suspensions Details

Safe NJ

Building on the “If you See Something, Say Something” idea, There is now an app dedicated to reporting suspicious activity entitled SAFE-NJ. Click Here to find out more.

Safety Tips Regarding Inclement Weather

To learn about safety tips regarding the recent inclement weather please visit the following link:

 

Snow-Storm–2-(Jan2014)

More Tips From PSE&G

Emergency Medical Service

Notice

Beginning January 1, 2014, MONOC EMS will proudly assume responsibility for providing Emergency Medical Service coverage for the Town of Harrison and Borough of East Newark, in Hudson County, New Jersey.

In the event of a medical emergency
Dial 9-1-1
in order to receive an ambulance.

MONOC

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