Price Chopper issues limited recall of salad product

Price Chopper and Market 32 Supermarkets are issuing a limited recall on Grab-and-Go Apple Blue Salads that were sold in eight stores, including Pittsfield's Market 32, from Jan. 2-7.

The product label didn't contain walnuts, an allergen that is present in the Apple Blue Salad. The product is safe for consumption by those who are not allergic to walnuts.

The seven other Price Chopper stores where the product was sold are located in Glenville, Wilton, Clifton Shoppers World, Rotterdam, Niskayuna and Glenmont in New York, and in Bennington, Vt.

Customers with the affected product should return it to their local Price Chopper for a full refund. For more information, visit pricechopper.com or call Price Chopper at 800-666-7667, option 3.

Berkshire Taconic awards $2.1 million in winter grants cycle

The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation awarded $1.6 million in grants from donors and charitable funds, and distributed $470,170 in grants to individuals and nonprofits during its final round of grantmaking of 2015.

In Berkshire County, the foundation awarded grants from the Amy Clampitt Fund; Artist's Trust Fund; Berkshire Hills Fund for Excellence; Central Berkshire Fund; the Tupelo Award Fund; and William and Margery Barrett Fund for Adams, Cheshire and Savoy.


Grants to regional schools, school districts and organizations with educational programs in Berkshire County totaled $42,170; while grants to artists and arts programs in the Berkshires were $66,983.

Grants to organizations providing social and human services were $117,151; while grants to environmental organizations and programs were $16,304.

A full list of regional grants can be found at berkshiretaconic.org.