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Posted on: November 20, 2019

PCAS Using New Facial Recognition Software to Find Lost Pets

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On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, Pitt County Animal Services (PCAS) officially launched its partnership with Finding Rover, a software developer which uses facial recognition technology to match pictures of lost dogs and cats with new shelter arrivals or ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

U.S. Census Bureau Kicks Off National Recruitment Campaign

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The Census Bureau is holding informational events all over the country to answer questions about jobs and the hiring process with the goal of recruiting temporary workers for positions beginning in the spring of 2020. These jobs are critical to ensure a c...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

2020 Census In-Field Address Canvassing Operation Ends

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OCT. 21, 2019 — The U.S. Census Bureau announced the completion of the 2020 Census In-Field Address Canvassing operation.


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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Pitt County Launches Complete Count Committee

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On April 8, 2019, Pitt County Commissioners approved the formation of a Complete Count Committee for the Census 2020

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

PCCEPD Recognizes WITN with 2018 Employer of the Year Award

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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), a time set aside each year to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities; and to promote the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents. On Monday, October 22...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

2020 Volunteer Service Award Nomination Period Now Open

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Nominations are now being accepted in Pitt County, for participation in the 2020 Governor’s Volunteer Service Award.  Created by the Office of the Governor in 1979, the awards program recognizes North Carolina’s most dedicated...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

NOTICE: Commissioners To Hold Annual Capital Budgeting Workshop

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The Pitt County Board of Commissioners will hold an Annual Capital Budgeting Workshop on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 8:00am in the Emergency Management Conference Room located in the basement of the Pitt County Office Building, 1717 West Fifth Street, Gre...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: Economic Development Incentive

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NOTICE IS HEREBY given that a public hearing will be held before the Pitt County Board of Commissioners at 9:00am on Monday, February 3, 2020 in the Eugene James Commissioners Auditorium, Pitt County Administration Building, 1717 West Fifth Stree...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Larry Richmond Named “Pitt County Firefighter of the Year”

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At their annual “Ladies Night” Dinner and Awards Ceremony, held on January 16, 2020, the Pitt County Fire Association presented Larry Richmond of Eastern Pines Fire & Rescue with the Firefighter of the Year award for 2019....

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Pitt County Launches EMS Automatic Vehicle Locator System

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On Monday, January 10, 2020, Pitt County Emergency Management (PCEM) officially launched its use of AVL (automatic vehicle locator) technology within the Pitt County 911 system.  Utilizing GPS location, AVL allows for 911 to send the unit closest...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Falkland Fire District Receives Improved Insurance Rating

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On Friday, October 25, 2019, Pitt County Emergency Management (PCEM), along with Falkland Volunteer Fire Department Chief, Johnny Peaden were both notified by the North Carolina Department of Insurance Office of State Fire Marshal (OSFM), that a completed...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Culinary International, LLC Recalls Chicken Burrito Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Aller

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    Culinary International, LLC Recalls Chicken Burrito Products Due to Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens 

    Class I Recall      002-2020 Heal...
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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Fresh Location Announces Product Recall Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

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From the US FDA: Fresh Location, of Lenoir City, Tennessee is recalling:

  • Protein Snack Tray 6.44 oz total weight packaged in a 4-compartment plastic tray with UPC: 8-5511000804-6 and with Fresh by lot dates of: 12/21/19, 12/22/19, 12/24...
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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Purely Elizabeth Recalls Pouches of Chocolate Sea Salt Probiotic Granola

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From the US FDA: Purely Elizabeth is initiating a voluntary recall of their Chocolate Sea Salt Probiotic granola due to a mislabeling error that has resulted in an undeclared allergen (walnuts) being present.

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Ducktrap River of Maine Recalls One Lot of Herring Center Cuts in Wine Sauce

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From the US FDA: Ducktrap River of Maine of Belfast, Maine is announcing a voluntary recall of Herring Center Cuts in Wine Sauce identified with sell by date Jul 29, 2020 because these products contain undeclared milk due to an incorre...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams Issues Voluntary Recall of Cold Brew with Coconut Cream

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From the US FDA: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has initiated a voluntary recall of three batches of Cold Brew with Coconut Cream Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert pints because they may contain an undeclared milk allergen. People who hav...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Limena, LLC Recalls "Salvadorean String Cheese (Quesillo Cheese)

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From the US FDA: Limena, LLC of Palm Springs, FL. is recalling its 1 lb. (16 ounce) blocks of Salvadorean String Cheese (Quesillo Cheese) semi-soft cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Veggie Noodle Co. Recalls Cece’s Brand Product Because of Possible Health Risk

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From the US FDA: Veggie Noodle Co., LLC is voluntarily recalling its Cece’s® Veggie Co. brand Fresh Veggie Ramen with Chicken Broth (11.5 oz, UPC 5228700653), all expiration dates, sold at retail stores nationally, be...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Great American Deli Announces Product Recall Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

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From the US FDA: Great American Deli of Ooltewah, Tennessee is recalling GAD #114 Egg Salad Sandwich 4.8 oz. UPC: 7-41431-00114-2 due to possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometime...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Reichel Foods Inc. Recalls Egg-containing Products Because of Possible Health Risk

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From the US FDA: Out of an abundance of caution, Reichel Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling Pro2Snax to the Max Sliced Apples, Hard Boiled Egg, Mild Cheddar Cheese, Cashews & Dried Cranberries and Pro2Snax to the Max Sweet Gala Ap...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Almark Foods Recalls Hard Cooked Egg Products

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From the US FDA: Almark Foods is voluntarily recalling Hard-Boiled and Peeled Eggs in white plastic pails with white plastic lids due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can ...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Investigation of E. coli O157:H7 Outbreak Linked to Salad Mix

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FDA, CDC, U.S. state health authorities and Canadian federal partners are investigating an outbreak of illnesses in the U.S. and Canada caused by E. coli O157:H7. Epidemiologic information indicates that Fresh Ex...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

Tropical Nut and Fruit Co. Issues Allergy Alert of Undeclared Soy and Tree Nut (Almonds)

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From the USDA: Charlotte headquartered Tropical External Link DisclaimerNut and Fruit Co. is voluntarily recalling their 25lb box of Truly Good Foods South of the Border nut mix, Lot #29119, best by date 04/15/2020, item # 102340 and UPC # 094184...

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Posted on: December 10, 2019

White Castle Frozen Food Division Announces Voluntary Recall of Frozen Sandwiches

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From the USDA: White Castle has initiated a voluntary recall of a limited number of frozen 6 pack cheeseburgers, frozen 6 pack hamburgers, frozen 6 pack jalapeno cheeseburgers, and 16 pack hamburgers, 16 pack cheeseburgers for the possible presence of Lis...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Missa Bay, LLC Recalls Salad Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination

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Missa Bay, LLC, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 75,233  pounds of salad products that contain meat or poultry because the lettuce ingredient may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. For more i...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Fuji Food Products, Inc. Recalls

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Fuji Food Products, Inc. (Fuji) announced today the voluntary recall of ready to eat sushi, salads and spring rolls sold to select retailers and distributors along the East Coast and Upper Midwest. The voluntary recall is in respon...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Lin’s Waha Int’l Corp Issues Alert on Undeclared Sulfites and Cyclamates in “Suantianyangmei Waxberr

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Lin’s Waha Int’l Corp of Syosset, NY is recalling its 8.11 OZ (230G) packages of Suantianyangmei Waxberry and Bingtangyangmei Waxberry because they contain undeclared sulfites and cyclamates. People who have sev...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Hodgson Mill Issues Voluntary Recall of Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour Due to Potential Pr

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From the USDA: Hodgson Mill of Effingham, IL, announced today a voluntary national recall of specific lots of its Unbleached All-Purpose White Wheat Flour (5 lb.)

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

UNFI Voluntarily Recalls Wild Harvest® Organic All-Purpose Flour, Unbleached

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From the USDA: UNFI announced today a voluntary national recall of five-pound bags of its Wild Harvest® Organic All-Purpose Flour, Unbleached, with a Code of AA BEST IF USED BY 010820 CC 15:58 and UPC Code 711535509158. The recall is being issued ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Mondelez Global LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Limited Quantity of Cheese Nips (11 oz. Box) Produc

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From the U. S. Food and Drug Administration: 

Mondelēz Global LLC announced today a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Cheese Nips (11 oz. Box) product in the United States due to the potential presence of small food-grade yellow p...

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Select Varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are Voluntarily Being Recalled Due to Potential Pres

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Select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are voluntarily being recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of red plastic and metal that may have been introduced during production....

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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Kettle Cuisine Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Fish and Wheat in Marketside Creamy Cauliflower Pa

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Kettle Cuisine of Lynn, MA is voluntarily recalling Marketside Brand Creamy Cauliflower Parmesan Soup 16oz because a limited quantity of retail pots may contain Fish and Wheat allergens not declared on the label. People who have an all...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Pitt Soil & Water Conservation District Employee Receives Master IV Award

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On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, during the North Carolina Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts (NCASWCD) annual meeting, Pitt Soil and Water Conservation District employee, Carolyn Garris, was honored with the prestigious Master IV Certificat...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Soil and Water Conservation District Announces "Wetlands Are Wonderful" Poster Contest

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The Pitt County Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to announce the return of the 4th Grade Poster Contest, with this year's theme being  "Wetlands are Wonderful".  The contest is sponsored by Pitt County Soil and W...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Pitt Soil and Water Conservation District Annual Report Now Available

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The mission of the Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide the highest quality of service to all Pitt County citizens regarding the conservation of natural resources, through technical excellence, education and teamwork. In working to fulfill t...

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Posted on: December 19, 2019

Health Department Reinstates Walk-In Hours for Select Services

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Following the full implementation of a new electronic health record, several months of staff training, and the filling of vacant positions, Pitt County Health Department is pleased to announce that walk-in clinic hours have been reinstated for select serv...

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