Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Husband and wife team Joe and Jodi Bier plan to open the new business this winter.
Growing up in Indiana, Pa., Joe and Jodi Bier would head to the local Meadows Original Frozen Custard stand whenever they were in the mood for a cool treat. They weren’t the only ones. “Any time you would go there, it would be busy,” said Joe Bier. Now the husband-and-wife team, married for one year, is hoping to enjoy the same success with their own branch of the frozen custard chain, opening soon at the former Cranberry Creamery on Route 19 in Cranberry. “It’s definitely different from anything else around here,” Jodi Bier said. The couple, both 2007 graduates of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, said they were planning to start their own business when they learned Meadows, which originally opened in the central part of the state, was…
Friday, September 14, 2012
Popular creamery opts to recall products sold from May 16 to Aug. 11 due to reports of plastic objects found in it.
If you stocked up on ice cream or frozen yogurt during a summer visit to the Penn State Berkey Creamery at the University Park campus in State College, better check the label before you finish off what you've got left. The creamery is voluntarily recalling all ice cream and frozen yogurt it produced between May 16 and Aug. 11 due to isolated reports that people have found small plastic objects in the frozen treats, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. No injuries have resulted from those incidents. The creamery is "erring on the side of caution and safety for the consuming public" in issuing the voluntary recall, FDA officials said.The recall also covers ice cream and frozen yogurt purchased through the creamery’s website …
Friday, August 26, 2011
To date, 16 cases of Yersinia enterocolitica have been reported as a result of the outbreak − nine from Beaver County and seven from Allegheny County.
Friday, August 26, 2011
The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Allegheny County Health Department issued a joint health advisory Friday, adding ice cream to the list of tainted products that the Brunton Dairy in Independence Township sold. A positive culture for Yersinia enterocolitica was uncovered in an unopened container of Brunton Dairy ice cream that a consumer provided to the health department. Additional testing on ice cream products from the dairy is still under way through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The health departments are advising consumers and retailers to discard all ice cream purchased from the dairy as a precautionary measure. Ice cream and bottled milk production has been suspended at the facility since the last week of …
Friday, July 1, 2011
Pizzas and paninis are the specialties at City Oven in Pine.
Overview: City Oven has a fun, urban feel to it. The outdoor seating for warmer weather is a great way to enjoy Pittsburgh’s summer nights while relaxing with casual, good fare at this Pine restaurant. Decor: It’s modern and casual all the way at City Oven. Large, garage-type window-walls open up in warm weather, and everything is pretty much self-serve, so it is a great place for families in a relaxed atmosphere. Drinks: City Oven serves the typical soda fountain drinks and draft beer along with wine by the bottle or glass for the grown-ups. Coffee and espresso also are offered. Appetizers: City Oven specializes in wings roasted in a brick oven. The natural, hormone-free chicken has a dry-rub instead of drippy sauce on it. You do need to …