Pest Inspection

Imports of Bananas, Plantains, Avocados Are Subject of USDA Actions – Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, PA

Risk-Based Sampling for Imports of Bananas and Plantains

The Department of Agriculture and U.S. Customs and Border Protection have announced that they will begin risk-based sampling of banana and plantain shipments at U.S. ports of entry starting Sept. 26. The goal of this sampling is to reduce inspections on entities importing commodities compliant with current pest and disease regulations.

The agencies state that there are no changes to the required entry p…….

Pest Inspection

8 Lexington County Restaurants Received C Grades in August: Insects Noted at Multiple Restaurants – Lexington County Chronicle

Eight Lexington County restaurants received a C, the lowest Food Grade given out following inspections by the state Department of Health and Environmental Control, in August. All have since risen to an A on subsequent inspections.

Five of the restaurants were in Columbia, two were in West Columbia and one was in Chapin.

Zorba’s of St. Andrews, located at 6169 St. Andrews Rd. in Columbia, received a B (and a score of 81%) on a ro…….

Crane Hire

You could soon hire e-scooters across Derby city centre after successful trial – Derbyshire Live

More e-scooters could soon be seen on Derby’s streets following a successful trial, it has been revealed. Currently 50 electric scooters are available in the city – for key workers and students only – to ride on city roads following the launch of a transport scheme run by Derby City Council and operator Wind Mobility.

And the city council says there are plans for it to expand with discussions under way between the authority, the operator and the Government. This could allow “all ad…….


Air Arabia Heads To Sudan For New Joint Venture – Routesonline

Sharjah, UAE-based LCC Air Arabia is launching another international joint venture (JV), this time in Sudan.  

Air Arabia plans to set up a new airline with DAL Group, a Sudanese conglomerate. To be known as Air Arabia Sudan, it will also be an LCC. DAL Group has interests in multiple areas, including the automotive, earthmoving, energy and industrial gases sectors.  

This will be the third such venture announced by Air Arabia i…….


Southern Copper begins construction of a new… – BNamericas English

This is a machine translation of the Southern Perú release originally published in Spanish.

The company Southern Perú began the construction of the wastewater treatment plant in the province of Ilo. This work will require an investment of more than S/ 105 million and will be carried out thanks to the Development Fund committed by the company to the Moquegua authorities, benefiting more than 77,000 people.

The company began earthmoving and land adaptation works in th…….

Bathroom Renovations

7 ways to update your home without major renovations – WRAL News

The products and services mentioned below were selected independent of sales and advertising. However, Don’t Waste Your Money may receive a small commission from the purchase of any products or services through an affiliate link to the retailer’s website.You might think that making significant changes to your home has to cost a fortune. You could choose to do major renovations like overhauling your kitchen or bathroom that can run thousands of dollars. However, big changes to your home don’t h…….

Bathroom Renovations

Who’s building where in Acadiana? Here are the building permits issued Sept. 14-20 – The Advocate

Interior alterations

RETAIL: 111 Meadow Farm Road, description, new home of Old Navy, applicant, OnPoint Permitting; contractor, Commercial Contractors; $200,000.

MEDICAL: 314 Youngsville Highway, description, dining area, bathroom renovations to IRH Rehab Hospital; applicant, Emily Flagler, Architect; contractor, DL Daigle LLC; $40,000.

CHAPEL: 1314 Moss St., description, fix an existing room into an embalming room; applicant, Rose Isidore…….

Kitchen Renovations

Viola & Agnes’ Neo-Soul Cafe reopens in Seabrook after hiatus – Houston Chronicle

We live in such perilous restaurant times that I got nervous when quirky little Viola & Agnes’ Neo-Soul Cafe didn’t reopen after an announced vacation in August. 

No worries, as it turned out.  As the weeks wore on, chef Aaron Davis kept his Bay Area fans posted on the restaurant’s Instagram account (@viola_agnes_cafe). He undertook some kitchen renovations during his time off, and they turned into a permitting saga that finally resolved itself this week. 


Kitchen Renovations

Beautifully Renovated Residence in Historic Adams Square Building Listed in Hoboken – Jersey Digs

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The renovated kitchen features stainless steel appliances and a stylish backsplash.

Calling all residents who admire historic buildings with exceptional character and stunning features, this delightful home in Adams Square of Hoboken offers classic charm with tasteful upgrades.

Situated in a five-story, gothic-style residential building, …….

Catering Companies

Chicken pot pie day: Wilmington chef talks about the comfort food –

During his 30-plus year career, chef Tommy Mills has been a part of most every aspect of the food business, from fine dining to opening his own catering company, Little Pond Caterers. He’s also gradually refined and simplified his work in the kitchen. It’s a key reason that he now often focuses on a few signature dishes. 

Locals may already be familiar with Meatball Tuesday, when Mills and his wife Karin sell a menu of meatball sub…….