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Author Archives: Gabrielle Saulsbery

Shore-based burrito joint to open two North Jersey locations in early 2020

Since 2008, Paul Altero and Bill Hart have opened 34 Bubbakoo’s Burritos locations. North Jersey will soon get two more. The burrito joint, sporting skater and shore themes, will open locations in Sparta and Saddle Brook in February, brokered by Gary Krauss of Pierson Commercial. The co-founders first opened Bubbakoo’s doors in Point Pleasant at the start of the recession ...

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NJ Public Interest Research Group releases 2019 Trouble in Toyland report

"Slime has become a popular toy for kids, and for the second year in a row, our research found boron exceeding European Union safety standards,” said NJPIRG Consumer Watchdog Associate Dylan Robb. “Some of the slimes are sold as a powder mixed with water, and one of these powders contained 75 times the E.U. standard for borax, and there was no clear warning label not to ingest. The U.S. doesn’t have warnings for borax in children’s products, but were calling on legislators to require labeling and create health-based standards for children’s products.”

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