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Mom says sons were kicked off flight because of a peanut allergy

March 28, 2019 by


by Jordana Horn Mom Pooja Patel’s two unaccompanied minor sons were kicked off a connecting international flight in Seoul, South Korea last week — and she says that it was because of a nut allergy. According to dad, Rakesh Patel, the two teenage boys were flying back to school in the Philippines after visiting their […]

93 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A in Hawaii

August 3, 2016 by


The Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) is investigating a cluster of hepatitis A infections on Oahu. HDOH staff are conducting interviews with the cases in an effort to identify the source of infection. Identifying the source of infection continues to be a challenge because of the long incubation period of the disease and the difficulty […]

Report: 1 in 4 airline caterers say food carts vulnerable

September 8, 2014 by


by Bart Jansen According to USA Today,  nearly one in four airline catering workers — 24% — say unauthorized people could get into their kitchens and trucks, and the same percentage warned that someone could place contraband on a food cart, according to a survey obtained by USA TODAY. Unite Here, a union representing 12,000 […]

Flying Food Group Recalls Appetizers for Listeria

April 5, 2014 by


Flying Food Group announced Friday that its Char Grilled Asparagus and Grapefruit Appetizer meals may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The meals were prepared at the company’s Miami facility and served on British Airways flights 0204, 0206 and 208, all of which departed Miami on March 19. The company asserts the recall is a […]

TSA: Needles in food not national security threat

July 17, 2012 by


By Kelly Yamanouchi The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Officials on Tuesday were still trying to determine how food safety and security procedures failed to prevent tampered-with sandwiches from being served on Delta flights this weekend, but said it doesn’t appear to be a national security issue. The Transportation Security Administration said it conducts inspections to ensure airlines […]