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Trumped

August 22, 2017 by

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by Robert Mancini on Barfblog.com If I paid $300,000 for a membership, the kitchen better be pristine and safe. As President Donald Trump took office earlier this year, state health inspectors arrived at Mar-a-Lago, the new president’s “winter White House,” for their annual inspection of the the private club’s kitchens. What they found was not […]

Raw is risky: US woman battling cancer dies after eating raw oysters

August 21, 2017 by

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by Doug Powell I don’t eat much raw food. Too much risk. A Texas woman who was vacationing with her husband in Mississippi died last Thursday, after eating raw oysters that were contaminated. Jane White Cunningham, who had battled leukemia since 2016, had several limbs removed prior to her death in an effort to combat […]

Golden Ponds to reopen after bad gravy sickens 260

December 22, 2016 by

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by Doug Powell Golden Ponds Restaurant in suburban Rochester, New York – Rochester, who goes to Rochester — has been cleared by the health department to reopen, after 260 people were sickened after eating Thanksgiving dinner. The restaurant will most likely be open for business starting next Tuesday, according to the owner. The Monroe County […]

Brag about a good restaurant inspection store, diners more positive

November 8, 2016 by

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by Doug Powell It’s a stretch to say that posting restaurant inspection results – letter grades, color cards, numbers, smiley faces – affects much of anything because of the limitations involved in studying the question. Do letter grades reduce foodborne illness? Probably not. Do they make food safer? Probably not. Do managers pay attention and […]

CA mother faces jail time after trying to sell homemade food on Facebook

November 8, 2016 by

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by Doug Powell KTLA 5 reports that a Stockton woman faces an impending trial and potential jail time after she joined a social media community food group, and sold some of the meals she cooked, which county San Joaquin County officials say is against the law. Mariza Reulas was cited by San Joaquin County for […]

20 sick with campy linked to raw milk in Colorado

September 26, 2016 by

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by Doug Powell Jakob Rodgers of The Gazette reports that up to 20 people have been sickened from raw milk supplied by a ranch in Pueblo County, leading health officials to warn against drinking unpasteurized milk from the farm. The outbreak of campylobacteriosis – an infection causing nausea and diarrhea – stems from raw milk […]

7 sick: Multistate outbreak of E. coli from beef products from Adams Farm

September 26, 2016 by

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by Doug Powell The U.S. Centers for Disease Control, multiple states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coliO157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections. Seven people infected with the outbreak strain of STEC O157:H7 have been reported from four states. Five ill people […]