Maplewood: Free Health Screenings at the Hilton Library and City Hall; Nutritional Month Kickoff

Source: Essex News The Overlook Van will visit the Maplewood library’s Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Ave., throughout the year to provide free health screenings, educational materials and individual counseling: Body mass index and blood glucose screenings and sleep...

Holmdel: Turning a Food Allergy Into an Online Business

Source: Asbury Park Press When Olivia “Liv” Moglino of Holmdel was 16 months old, her mother unknowingly cut her food with a knife she’d just used to cut her older sister’s peanut butter and jelly sandwich. “I almost died from cross-contamination with peanuts...

Princeton University: Donating Food From Campus Dining Halls

Source: Princeton University News If you step into a dining hall any day on Princeton’s campus, you’re presented with a vast array of cuisines from around the world. Though portions are carefully calculated, some food goes untouched at the end of meal periods. While Campus Dining...

Linwood: Empty Bowls event raises $3,000 to Feed The Hungry

Source: Shore News Today The soup was on Sunday at the Empty Bowls fundraiser at Seaview Elementary School, and the money collected will help feed hungry children and families throughout the area. Hundreds of people came to buy a handmade clay bowl and taste soup from 26...

New year brings new breastfeeding civil rights protections to New Jersey working women

Source: Press Of Atlantic City The new year began with a win for working women in New Jersey as new and strengthened protections for breastfeeding mothers were signed into law: it would be a violation for a working woman to be fired or discriminated against for taking that time...